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Dr. Llaguna's Background
Omar H. Llaguna, M.D., is a Board-certified general surgeon with advanced fellowship training in surgical oncology and endocrine surgery and a member of Baptist Health Medical Group, an organization of more than 180 physicians in multiple specialties closely aligned with Baptist Health South Florida. A South Florida native, he graduated from La Immaculata La Salle High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Miami and a master’s degree at Nova Southeastern University. He received his medical degree from Ross School of Medicine, where he graduated with high honors, and completed his surgical internship at Maimonides Medical Center, where he received the Surgical Intern of the Year award. Dr. Llaguna completed his general surgery residency at Beth Israel Medical, where he served as chief resident and received multiple awards including the Surgical Resident Scholarly Achievement Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medical Teaching Award and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons’ Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award. Dedicated to cancer care, he went on to complete a clinical fellowship in surgical oncology and endocrine surgery at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. In 2011 he returned to South Florida and partnered with Drs. Juan-Carlos Verdeja, Jorge R. Rabaza, Anthony M. Gonzalez and Jaime Rodriguez of Baptist Health Medical Surgery Group. More recently, he has accepted the appointment of assistant professor of surgery at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology and member of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association.
- Beth Israel Medical Center
- Medical School, 2004
- Ross University School of Medicine