November 7, 2013 | David DiPino | Tenet Florida Physician Services

Tenet Florida Physician Services Welcomes Werner Andrade, M.D. to Miami-Dade County, as General, Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic and Weight Loss Surgeon

Coral Gables, FL – Werner Andrade, M.D., joins Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) with extensive operating room experience in a wide-range of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeries. Dr. Andrade is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. His areas of interest include: bariatric (weight loss) surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, laparoscopic single-incision surgery, complex hernia repair and gastrointestinal interventional endoscopy. Dr. Andrade operates at both Coral Gables Hospital and Hialeah Hospital.

Prior to joining TFPS, Dr. Andrade helped direct Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center in Globe, Arizona, in becoming a Bariatric Center. While on-staff as a general and bariatric surgeon at the hospital he performed general, advanced laparoscopic, and endoscopic procedures including laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and laparoscopic adjustable gastric band placement.

In 2010, Dr. Andrade finished his Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic GI and Bariatric Surgery at Tampa General Hospital (University of South Florida) in Tampa.  In 2009, Dr. Andrade completed his General Surgery Residency at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio.  His General Surgery Internship was at Berkshire Medical Center (University of Massachusetts) in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in 2004.  He attended medical school at Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City, Guatemala; where he ranked number one in the 2001 graduating class.   Dr. Andrade is bilingual; he speaks both English and Spanish and has been practicing medicine since 2001.

Dr. Andrade is also a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the American Medical Association. Dr. Andrade has two practice locations, across the street from Coral Gables Hospital at 2601 SW 37th Ave., Ste. 705, Miami and on the campus of Hialeah Hospital at 777 E. 25th St., Ste. 420, Hialeah.  Both practices can be reached at 305-696-0001.

About Tenet Florida Physician Services

Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the communities of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties since 2007. TFPS physicians, including primary care, specialists and sub-specialists, have cared for over 263,000 patients across various medical and surgical specialties. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. TFPS physicians and staff are committed to delivering high quality care. Our mission is to improve the life of every patient who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the largest and most respected physician networks in the area.

Contact: David DiPino