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Andre Hebra, MD

4.9 out of 5 stars

LEE PHYSICIAN GROUP
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Overview

Clinical Interests:

Minimally invasive pediatric surgery
Treatment of Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum
Thoracoscopic and laparoscopic pediatric surgery
Neonatal surgery
Pediatric surgical oncology

Languages Spoken:

English
Spanish

Patients Treated:

Children
Adolescents

Biography

Dr. André Hebra joined Lee Health and Golisano Children’s Hospital in April of 2021. His past leadership experiences include Chief Medical Officer and Physician in Chief of Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida (2016-2021) as well as Surgeon-in-Chief and endowed Chair of Pediatric Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina (2007-2016).

Dr. Hebra has also held academic appointments in the past at the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of South Florida. Dr. Hebra received his M.D. degree in 1987 from the Medical University of South Carolina where he also completed his internship and residency in General Surgery.

Dr. Hebra was a pioneer in the early development of laparoscopic surgical techniques and developed a special interest in the field of minimal access surgery & robotic surgery.

Following residency, he pursued pediatric surgery and critical care training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He is board certified in General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, and Critical Care. He has obtained additional training in physician leadership at the Harvard School of Public Health and from the American Association of Physician Leadership.

Dr. Hebra has received numerous awards and honors in his career, including a Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service from the US Navy. He has been recognized as a teacher and mentor to many students, residents and faculty. He has had more than 100 publications of peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters.

He has received awards for original research and excellence in teaching. He has been regularly ranked in “Best Doctors in America” and has consistently received top rankings in patient/family satisfaction surveys.

Dr. Hebra has been a guest speaker to numerous scientific organizations nationally and abroad. He has devoted his professional career to the care of children with great emphasis on the use of advanced minimally invasive techniques.

He has led multiple initiatives related to excellence in patient care, Quality & Safety, continuous improvement and clinical standard work projects as well as implementation of Just Culture in the hospital setting.

Most recently, he pioneered outcomes research related to the treatment of congenital chest anomalies which has resulted in optimization of care for children with pectus excavatum and carinatum.

Education & Training

Medical School:

M.D. - Medical University of South Carolina, College of Medicine, Charleston, SC

Residenc(ies):

General Surgery Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Fellowship(s):

Pediatric Surgery: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Surgery, Board Certified in General Surgery ; American Board of Surgery, Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery; American Board of Surgery, Board Certified in Surgical Critical Care

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  • 4.9out of 5 stars

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4.9 out of 5 (56 ratings, 19 comments)

  • Jun 14, 2022

    I really liked the nurse assistant. She was very caring. So was Dr andre.

  • Jun 8, 2022

    The entire team during my son's [ ] was very caring and always let me know how it was going during surgery! Can't thank them enough for taking such great care of my son!

  • May 29, 2022

    Valerie was very helpful and informative. She seemed to care about the well being of my baby and did all she could to help soothe him and calm him down. She answered all my questions I had and gave me a great understanding of the procedure. I have 3 boys and t his is by far our best experience we've had with a circumcision

  • Apr 26, 2022

    Danielle, the receptionist And Dr Hebra

  • Mar 22, 2022

    Dr Hebra was excellent, explain everything

  • Feb 17, 2022

    Everyone in the office on the day of our visit was wonderful and very accommodating.

  • Feb 1, 2022

    Everyone was very clear; did not spend time waiting; overall excellent doctor's office visit.

  • Jan 25, 2022

    Dr Hebra was able to explain everything very well and answer all concerns and questions in a very caring and professional manner.

  • Jan 19, 2022

    Doctor was great. Very helpful and great personality.

  • Jan 5, 2022

    Awesome staff very polite and considerate

  • Jan 5, 2022

    Dr. Hebra is always so kind and patient. He is an excellent surgeon and his bedside manner is exactly what anyone would want in a doctor.

  • Nov 17, 2021

    Dr Hebra is an amazing doctor. Not only is he so skilled in this particular surgery but his bed side manner is amazing. We know every experience will be wonderful with him and his team. He puts our minds at ease

  • Oct 14, 2021

    Dr. Hebra and his nurse were great! Especially Natalie who reviewed post op instructions. She was very thorough!

  • Oct 6, 2021

    Everything and everyone was great, thank you

  • Oct 6, 2021

    Everyone in the office was outstanding!

  • Sep 6, 2021

    Nurse Chris and dr hebra were very friendly!

  • Jul 27, 2021

    Everyone was excellent help.

  • Jul 19, 2021

    Christine was marvelous at working with [NAME] on his pre surgical questions and expectations.Dr. Hebra put us both at ease over [NAME] upcoming procedure. We have full confidence in the surgical, nursing, support, medical care, and office staff.Thank you!

  • Jul 3, 2021

    I felt dr Hebra was very knowledgeable and put us at ease. It was a wonderful visit and are looking forward to having him as a Dr. with his specialized expertise in the area we need for our son.

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