Werner Andrade, MD, FASMBS

Werner Andrade, MD, FASMBS

General and Bariatric Surgery

PHONE: 305-691-0118

 | FAX: 305-774-0898

PHONE: 305-691-0118


Practicing since : 2001
Specialty : Bariatrics, General Surgery
Tenet Hospital Affiliations : Coral Gables Hospital, Hialeah Hospital
Language(s) : English, Spanish

Education & Certifications

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Surgery

Additional Certifications

Lap Band Certified


Medical School
Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA – General Surgery

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH – General Surgery
Berkshire Medical Center – University of Massachusetts, Pittsfield, MA – General Surgery
San Juan de Dios General Hospital – Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala – General Surgery

Tampa General Hospital – University of South Florida, Tampa, FL – Advanced Laparoscopic GI and Bariatric Surgery

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

General and Bariatric Surgeon, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Hialeah, FL, 2013 – Present

Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, Hialeah Hospital, Hialeah, FL

Medical Director, Bariatric Surgery Program, Coral Gables Hospital, Coral Gables, FL

General and Bariatric Surgeon, Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center, Globe, AZ

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Laparo-Endoscopic Single-Site Surgery
  • Complex Hernia Repair
  • Gastrointestinal Interventional Endoscopy

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Member, American Medical Association

Fellow, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Residency Promotion – based on performance, promoted from PGY-1 preliminary to PGY-3 categorical, General Surgery Residency, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, July 2006
  • Ranked number one in graduating class, School of Medicine, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala City, Guatemala, May 2001

Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Blood Fats
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Depression
  • Gallstones
  • Gout
  • Heart disease/Angina/Congestive heart failure
  • Hernia
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Infertility
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stones
  • Liver disease
  • Menstrual Irregularity
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Type 2 diabetes

Treatments & Procedures

Treatments & Procedures

  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Hialeah Office

777 E 25th Street
Ste 420
Hialeah, FL 33013


Location Details

Tues 9 a.m. - noon, Fri 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Miami Office

2601 SW 37th Avenue
Ste 607
Miami, FL 33133


Location Details

Mon, Wed & Thur, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Case Report: Hydatids of Morgagni Torsion, Unusual Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain

By: Penalonzo M, Frade D, Andrade W|Date: October 21, 2013|Source: Universidad Francisco Marroquin School of Medicine Magazine. June 1999; 4: 98-100

Case Report: Expanding the Donor Pool: Safe Transplantation of a Cadaveric Liver Allograft with a 10 cm Cavernous Hemangioma

By: Aucejo F, Andrade W, Kelly D, et al.|Date: October 21, 2013|Source: Liver Transplantation. April 2006; 12(4): 687-9

Case Report: Ileolithiasis, A Complication of the Gallbladder Disease Associated with Bilioenteric Fistulae

By: Andrade W, Vitale M, Castellanos F |Date: October 21, 2013|Source: Guatemalan Association of Surgery Magazine. October 2003; 12: 54-57

Bariatric Surgery to Enhance Candidacy for Renal Tranplantation in Obese (End-Stage Renal Disease) Patients – A Single Center Experience

By: Andrade W, Bowen B, Murr M|Date: August 21, 2013|Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. Submitted January 2010

Dr. Werner Andrade talks on TV about how he helped a man from Miami lose 110 lbs.

By: Dra. Maritza Fuentes | Date: February 11, 2020 | Source: Buena Vida on WSBS- TV, Mega TV

Dr. Werner Andrade joins Spanish TV News Show to explain robotic surgery for general and bariatric procedures

By: Cynthia D. Acosta | Date: November 11, 2019 | Source: Tú Y Tú Doctor TV Show , Amazon Fire TV, ROKU, RC Communications Channel – Doral, FL

Dr. Werner Andrade was featured in South Florida Hospital News for a testimonial

By: Charles Felix | Date: January 2, 2019 | Source: South Florida Hospital News

Dr. Andrade | Meet the Doctor

Thesis: Renal Effects of Hypertonic Saline Solution Versus Ringer Lactate in a Model of Controlled Hemorrhagic Shock

Date: October 21, 2013 |Source: Universidad Francisco Marroquin Study - Director: Ramiro Batres, MD. February 2001 - July 2001