Omar Llaguna, MD

Omar Llaguna, MD

General Surgery Miami, FL

Surgical Oncologist, Baptist Health South Florida

Office Address

  • 7800 SW 87th Ave
    Suite B 210
    Miami, FL 33173
    Phone: (305) 271-9777
    Fax: (305) 595-9590

Omar Llaguna, MD

General Surgery Miami, FL

Surgical Oncologist, Baptist Health South Florida


  • Dr. Omar H. Llaguna is a board-certified general surgeon with advanced training in Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery. A South Florida native, he graduated from La Immaculata La Salle High School, completed his Bachelors degree at the University of Miami, as well as a Masters degree at Nova Southeastern University. He subsequently 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 July 2011 he returned to South Florida and partnered with Dr. Juan-Carlos Verdeja, Dr. Jorge R. Rabaza, Dr. Anthony M. Gonzalez and Dr. Jaime Rodriguez of Baptist Health Medical Group Surgery. More recently, he accepted the appointment of Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.

    He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery, Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Endocrine, Hepatobiliary Sugery, Melanoma, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of SurgeryFIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Miami, FL

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina HospitalsUniversity of North Carolina Hospitals
  • Mount Sinai Beth IsraelMount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Maimonides Medical CenterMaimonides Medical Center
  • Ross University School of MedicineRoss University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2011 - 2017
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons

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