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Bernard Zaragoza, MD

Dr. Zaragoza is a general surgeon in the Coral Springs area. He is affiliated with Northwest Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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622 doctors
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622 doctors
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311 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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214 doctors
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214 doctors
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107 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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43 doctors
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44 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw boil patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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153 doctors
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153 doctors
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76 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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166 doctors
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166 doctors
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82 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more goiter patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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266 doctors
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266 doctors
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132 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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91 doctors
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92 doctors
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45 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more inguinal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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122 doctors
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121 doctors
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60 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more bowel obstruction patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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721 doctors
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722 doctors
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360 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.

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154 doctors
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154 doctors
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77 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more breast cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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24 doctors
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24 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more mastitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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137 doctors
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137 doctors
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68 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more diverticulitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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59 doctors
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59 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more appendicitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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38 doctors
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38 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw hyperparathyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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16 doctors
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16 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw hidradenitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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339 doctors
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338 doctors
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169 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more cellulitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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426 doctors
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425 doctors
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212 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.

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24 doctors
Top 15%
25 doctors
Top 5%
12 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw thyroid cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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182 doctors
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182 doctors
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90 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more abscess patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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101 doctors
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100 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more pancreatitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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670 doctors
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670 doctors
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335 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.

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695 doctors
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694 doctors
Top 5%
347 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.

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85 doctors
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85 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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62 doctors
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62 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw Crohn's disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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73 doctors
Top 15%
74 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw fibrocystic breast patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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35 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw gynecomastia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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31 doctors
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30 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw melanoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw more pilonidal cyst patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Miami area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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76 doctors
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76 doctors
Top 5%
38 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw head and neck cancers patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.
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95 doctors
Top 15%
96 doctors
Top 5%
47 doctors
Dr. Zaragoza saw sebaceous cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Miami area. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Zaragoza’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Zaragoza 6%
Predicted for his patients 21%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Zaragoza’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Zaragoza’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Zaragoza’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Zaragoza’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Zaragoza’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Zaragoza 38%
Predicted for his patients 59%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Zaragoza’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Zaragoza’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Zaragoza’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Zaragoza’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Zaragoza’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
83%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Zaragoza’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Zaragoza’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Zaragoza’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Zaragoza’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Zaragoza sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Baptist Endoscopy Center at Coral Springs
3001 Coral Hills Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33065
964 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Harvard Medical School
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1990

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Zaragoza is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Northwest Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Broward Health Coral Springs
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • University Hospital and Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield