Nestor De La Cruz - Munoz Bariatric Surgeon

7 yr Experience

10 yr in Bariatrics

13 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

6 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 16

Max Age of Patient is 75

  • About Me
    Nestor F. de la Cruz-Munoz, MD is Chief of the Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery. He is also the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at the University of Miami Hospital.

    Dr. Nestor F. de la Cruz-Muñoz M.D. is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery (General Surgery). He is a member of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery and The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He currently holds positions in the Speakers Bureaus for the United States Surgical Corporation and for Ethicon Endosurgery. He has received numerous awards throughout his career and has given many presentations in the field of bariatric and general surgery. He is fluent in English and Spanish.

    Dr. de la Cruz-Munoz earned his medical doctorate at University of Miami School of Medicine in 1994 after graduating with a B.S. in Biology from Duke University. His post-graduate training included a residency in general surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, where he was chief resident in his final year.

    Dr. de la Cruz-Munoz holds the "Center of Excellence" from the Surgical Review Corporation at the University of Miami Hospital.
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  • Latest Reviews See all 114 reviews
    avatar danielhudson on Feb. 4, 2012

    Dr De La Cruz helped me get my life back. This year will make 4 years since I had my surgery. I have kelp the weight off and look great. Thanks Dr.

    avatar lonnypaul on March 30, 2011

    Dr. de la Cruz-Munoz is in one world - AMAZING. His confidence, knowledge and ongoing desire to make everyone have a better procedure and outcome is 1st rate. His staff and fellows are simply amazing people who really talk to you and take the time to More...

    avatar alfredo1455 on Dec. 31, 2010

    Dr de la Cruz is a great surgeon,the care i recived was excellent

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