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Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD

Critical Care Surgery* Age 49
Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD
5.0 (3 Ratings)

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Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Savannah, GA.
Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD
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Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD

Critical Care Surgery* Age 49
Savannah, GA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Savannah, GA.

About

Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Savannah, GA and has 28 years experience. They graduated from University of Georgia|Medical College of Georgia in 1996 and completed a residency at Memorial University Medical Center.They currently practice at Memorial Health University Physicians - Trauma and Surgical Care and are affiliated with Memorial Health University Medical Center. Dr. Fonseca has experience treating conditions like Rib Fracture, Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) and Intestinal Obstruction among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Fonseca received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 3 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Fonseca is board certified in Critical Care Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Rib Fracture
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Intestinal Obstruction
Rib Fracture
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Intestinal Obstruction
Appendicitis
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Constipation
Gallstones
Ileus
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Pleural Effusion
Traumatic Brain Injury
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Wound Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Biliary Atresia
Bladder Diverticulum
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Burn Injuries
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphangioma
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thyroid Nodule
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherectomy
Bile Duct Procedure
Bladder Surgery
Bunion Surgery
Colostomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
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Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Port Placements or Replacements
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Skin Grafts
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thyroidectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wedge Resection Colon

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
    Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
    Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
    Blue Essential-GA PPO
    Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
    Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
    Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
    Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
    Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
    Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
    Blue Open Access-GA HMO
    BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
    BlueChoice-GA HMO
    BlueChoice-GA POS
    BlueChoice-GA PPO
    Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
    Healthy Support-GA PPO
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
    Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
    Pathway Guided Access-GA
    Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
    Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
    Pathway X Guided Access-GA
    Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
    Pathway-GA HMO
    State Health Network - SHBP-GA
    Traditional / Indemnity-GA
    Traditional Health Plan-GA
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Open Access POS
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Memorial Health University Physicians - Trauma and Surgical Care
    4750 Waters Ave Ste 452, Savannah, GA 31404

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Mar 16, 2020
All of them are very nice and answer any questions I may have. Very helpful and knowledgeable of any of my concerns. Would highly recommend them to any family and friends.
Christopher Fudge — Mar 16, 2020
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Savannah, GA and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Georgia|Medical College of Georgia in 1996. He specializes in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Georgia|Medical College of Georgia
    1996
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Memorial University Medical Center
    2005
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
    2006
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Fonseca's profile.

Dr. Fonseca frequently treats the following conditions: Rib Fracture, Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) and Intestinal Obstruction. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD is affiliated with Memorial Health University Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Alvaro Fonseca, MD holds board certification in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Memorial Health University Medical Center

    4700 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA