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I treat patients like family. I like to provide my patients with a lot of information so they are well-informed.
– A. Daniel Guerron, MD

A. Daniel Guerron, MD

General Surgeon, Weight Loss Surgeon

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Areas of Expertise
Where I See Patients
Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center - Durham, NC
Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, Durham Clinic - Durham, NC
Duke Weight Loss Surgery Raleigh - Raleigh, NC
I treat patients like family. I like to provide my patients with a lot of information so they are well-informed.
– A. Daniel Guerron, MD

My Locations

120 E Carver St
Durham, NC 27704-2700
Fax: 919-470-1053
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
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3480 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609-7376
Fax: 919-862-2722
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About Me

I am originally from Quito, Ecuador, and traveled to the United States many years ago to pursue a career in surgery. I chose minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery because they allow me to perform procedures with smaller incisions, improving recovery for patients and having less impact on their bodies. Through these methods, I am able to cure certain conditions or put metabolic conditions – such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, asthma, and sleep apnea – under remission. I also focus on general surgery, and I have a special interest in gastroparesis and certain portions of the GI tract. When working with patients, I am friendly and honest and treat them like family. I like to provide my patients with a lot of information so they are well-informed. I am happily married with three kids. In my free time, I enjoy reading, spending time outdoors, and running.

School of Medicine Department
School of Medicine Division
Languages I Speak
English, Spanish

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Areas of Expertise

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Provider Rating
4.83 out of 5
162 ratings, 22 reviews

Training and Education

Board Certification
American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
Fellowship
Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2016
Residency
General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2010-2015
Education
MD, Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, 2004

Clinical Focus and Research

Publications
View my publications on PubMed

Insurance Accepted

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

Please note that this provider does not accept Medicaid for weight loss surgery procedures.

    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare Value Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Value Plus Plan (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Essential Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Eagle Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • Bright Health
    • Cigna Behavioral Health (*Limited eligibility)
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Connect Individual Family Plan
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
    • *Please call Cigna Behavioral Heath to see if the provider is participating in your plan.

    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
    • Experience Health Medicare Advantage (HMO) Plan
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana Choice - Medicare Advantage (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare - Medicare Advantage (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice - Medicare Advantage (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus - Medicare Advantage (HMO)
    • Humana Medicare Advantage Group Plan - NC State Retirees
  • MedCost
    • First Medicare Direct
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
    • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina
    • Carolina Complete Health
    • Healthy Blue
    • NC Medicaid Direct
    • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
    • WellCare of North Carolina
  • OneNet PPO
    • FAMIS*
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)*
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
    • *Duke Primary Care, Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, and Duke Raleigh Hospital are not participating with this plan.

    • TRICARE Prime
    • TRICARE Prime Remote
    • TRICARE Select
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)*
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)*
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice and mental health providers do not participate with the plan.

External Relationships

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