• Surgical-Oncology

    Surgical Oncology

    Surgical Oncology is a specialty that focuses on the surgical management (curative and palliative) of tumors such as gastrointestinal cancers (esophagus, biliary tract, stomach, pancreas, liver, small bowel, colon, and rectum), breast cancer, soft tissue sarcomas, endocrine tumors and melanoma. Surgical oncology requires additional specialized training after a general surgery residency that prepares surgeons to…

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  • Endocrine

    Endocrine Surgery

    Endocrine surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on the management of hormonal disorders arising from abnormally functioning glands. Surgery is performed on endocrine glands to ameliorate its hormonal effect on the body. Almost always this entails the removal of a tumor arising from an endocrine gland such as the adrenal gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid…

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  • Minimally-Invasive-Surgery

    Minimally Invasive Surgery

    While traditional gastrointestinal surgery requires large incisions, newer minimally invasive surgical techniques allow surgeons to perform an equivalent operation through small incisions with the aid of slender cameras and surgical instruments. The goal of minimally invasive surgery is to reduce post-operative pain, accelerate recovery, minimize hospital stay, and improve overall outcomes. In the case of…

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  • General-Surgery

    General Surgery

    General surgery is broad in scope dealing with surgery of the gastrointestinal tract for both benign and malignant diseases, skin and soft tissue, as well as abdominal wall and inguinal hernias. General surgeons are furthermore trained to manage critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions in the emergency room and intensive care units. Whenever appropriate…

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Welcome

Welcome to the website of Dr. Omar H. Llaguna, a board certified general surgeon with advanced fellowship training in Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery currently practicing in Miami, Florida.

If you have been diagnosed with cancer or an endocrine disorder you may require surgery. Our staff is committed to providing state of the art surgical treatment in a caring and compassionate manner. We work closely with an extended team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, endocrinologists, genetic counselors, and nurses so that you receive comprehensive and effective care.

Robotic Surgery comes to West Kendall Baptist Hospital

May 20, 2014 02:02 am

An advanced robotic surgery system recently installed at West Kendall Baptist Hospital is slated to go into action today, when surgeons perform three surgical procedures using the equipment. “With the 3-D, high-definition video screen, we have total visual immersion in the surgical site – far better than if we were actually at the patient’s side.”…

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