Fernando Bayron, MD, FACS

Fernando Bayron, MD, FACS

General and Bariatric Surgery

PHONE: 954-472-1322

 | FAX: 954-370-3420

PHONE: 954-472-1322


Practicing since : 1993
Specialty : Bariatrics, General Surgery
Tenet Hospital Affiliations : Florida Medical Center
Language(s) : English, Spanish

Education & Certifications

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Surgery in General Surgery


Medical School
University of Puerto Rico and Affiliated Hospitals, San Juan, Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico and Affiliated Hospitals, San Juan, Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico and Affiliated Hospitals, San Juan, Puerto Rico – (Chief Resident)

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

General and Bariatric Surgeon, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Plantation, FL, March, 2010-Present

General and Bariatric Surgeon, Plantation, FL

General Surgeon, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Professor of Surgery, University of Puerto Rico, Affiliated Hospitals, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Minimally Invasive, Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery – Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band®, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Intragastric Balloon
  • Breast, Thyroid and Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Robotic Hernia Repair and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Revisional Bariatric Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Board of Medical Examiners

Member, Society of American Gastroenterological and Endoscopic Surgeons

Member, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Association

Member, Fort Lauderdale Surgical Society

Member, Puerto Rico Gastroenterological Association

Member, American College of Surgeons – Puerto Rico Chapter, Treasurer, 2000

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Beta Beta Beta, Biology Honor Society, 1982
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Puerto Rico, 1984
  • Award of Excellence, Department of Surgery, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1993
  • Doctors Choice Award, Buena Vida Magazine, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Distinguished Citizen of San Juan in the area of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2004

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

Fort Lauderdale Office

2307 W Broward Blvd.
Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312


Location Details

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Hypertension secondary to adrenal tumors ten years experience.

By: Vázquez Quintana E, Bayrón Vélez F, García Talavera G.|Date: August 15, 2012|Source: Bol Asoc Med P R. 1995 Jul-Sep;87(7-9):124-5. PMID: 8703265 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Accelerated Healing of Full-Thickness Burns by the use of High-Vultage Pulsed Galvanic Stimulation in the pig

By: Bayron, F.E., Cruz, N.I., Suarez, A.J.|Date: August 15, 2012|Source: Ann Plast Surg. 1989 Jul;23(1):49-55. PMID: 2788384 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Extra-Adrenal Pheochromocytoma

By: Vázquez Quintana E., Bayrón Vélez F., González A., González Cancel I.|Date: August 15, 2012|Source: Bol Asoc Med P R 1995 Oct-Dec; 87(10-12):171-3. PubMed ID 8924162

Dr. Fernando Bayron featured in Miami’s Community Newspapers for his devotion to caring for others

By: Patty Vila and David DiPino | Date: April 8, 2020 | Source: Miami’s Community Newspapers

Dr. Fernando Bayron featured in radio-video interview

By: David DiPino | Date: February 15, 2018 | Source: How to Stay Healthy, iHeartRadio Show on WWNN 95.3 FM & 1470 AM, AMP2TV, You Tube, Facebook Live, iHeartRadio App, Beasley Media Group

Expert General Surgeon Dr. Fernando Bayron explains treatment options for hernias and bariatric surgery on iHeartRadio

By: Laurina Anderson | Date: August 15, 2017 | Source: iHeartRadio, WWNN 95.3 FM &1470 AM, Boca Raton, Fla.

Dr. Fernando Bayron explains the ReShape, a non-surgical weight-loss procedure performed endoscopically using a temporary balloon system to fill the stomach

By: Liz Goodman | Date: December 7, 2016 | Source: Stayin' Alive & Stayin' Fit with Liz Goodman, iHEARTRADIO, WWNN 1470 AM, AMP2.TV

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