Dr. Juan Francisco Guerra, MD

Dr. Juan Francisco Guerra, MD

Dr. Juan Francisco Guerra, MD

Languages: English, Spanish
Fax: 877 680 8192

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Specialties
  • Gastrointestinal Transplant Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
  • Liver Transplant Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive General Surgery
  • Pediatric Liver Transplant Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal mass
  • bile duct mass
  • bile duct occlusion
  • biliary atresia
  • biliary calculus
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominal surgery
  • abdominal wall reconstruction
  • anastomosis of pancreatic duct
  • bile duct repair
  • biliary tract surgery
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About the Provider

Dr. Guerra is transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon who specializes in liver and intestinal transplantation, with a special focus on living donor liver transplant. He treats both adult and pediatric patients who have been diagnosed with a wide range of conditions, including liver cancer, benign and cancerous pancreatic tumors, portal hypertension, and biliary disease and tumors. 

He earned his medical degree and completed his general surgery residency at Universidad de Chile, followed by a gastrointestinal surgery fellowship at Universidad Católica (Chile). Dr. Guerra completed his fellowship in hepatobiliary surgery and transplantation at MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute, where he was recognized as Fellow of the Year, Transplant Surgery, by the department of pediatrics. He was also a research scholar at the Institute, focusing on transplant immunology. 

Dr. Guerra treats patients with complex liver, intestinal, pancreas, and bile duct disease and takes a multi-disciplinary, team-based approach to his patients’ care to ensure they have access to all treatment options for their condition. He sees patients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and speaks both English and Spanish. 

When he’s not at work, Dr. Guerra enjoys traveling and has visited 50 countries. He also enjoys playing tennis, listening to music, and spending time with his wife and four young children.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2012)
  • Fellowship Program: Universidad Catholica de Chile (2007)
  • Residency Program: Universidad De Chile (2005)
  • Medical School: Universidad de Chile (2001)
Insurance
Practice Locations
  • 106 Irving Street Northwest
    Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-6034
    Fax: 202-877-6389

  • 106 Irving Street Northwest
    POB Ste 215
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: 202-877-6034
    Fax: 202-877-6389

  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Awards
  • 2011 Transplant Fellow of the year, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Hospital 
  • 2016 AHPBA Travelling Fellowship Award