Gustavo Jose Franco Vasquez, MD| General Surgery | MedStar Health

Gustavo Jose Franco Vasquez, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (81 reviews)

Specialties: General Surgery

Languages: Spanish, English

240-434-4022

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Adhesions
  • Abdominal Wall Defect
  • Biliary Colic
  • Cholecystitis
  • Epigastric Hernia
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Fistula Enterocutaneous
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Hernia
  • Incarcerated Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Internal Hernia
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Rectus Sheath Hernia
  • Recurrent Femoral Hernia
  • Recurrent Hernia
  • Reducible Hernia
  • Richter Hernia
  • Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Stomach Fistula
  • Stomal Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Components Separation
  • Da Vinci
  • Da Vinci Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Recurrent Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Umbilical Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lysis Of Adhesions
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Repair Of Paracolostomy Hernia
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Practice locations

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25500 Point Lookout Road
Suite P200
Leonardtown, MD, 20650

240-434-4088

Fax 240-434-4022

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Network OA
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Fellowship Program: Inova Fairfax Hospital (2011)

Residency Program: Ascension Maryland Saint Agnes Hospital (2010)

Residency Program: Universitario de Caracas (1997)

Medical School: Universidad Central De Venezuela Escuela de la Medicina (1992)

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    5.0
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    5.0
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 5, 2023

    Dr. Franco Vasquez MD Gustavo J. is kind, compassionate. He is a true asset to MedStar.

  • Nov 28, 2023

    Dr Franco is amazing! I highly recommend him to anyone needing surgery. No one what's surgery but if you need it like I did, Dr Franco is the best!

  • Oct 12, 2023

    De. Vasquez did a fantastic job of diagnosing me & thoroughly explaining my options.