Lourdes M. Pelaez-Echevarria, DO

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Lourdes M. Pelaez-Echevarria, DO
  • Podcasts

    BayCare HealthChat

    What Should I Know About Robotic Surgery
    December 08, 2021

    Have you heard the term "robotic surgery" but wondered what that really means? Dr. Pelaez-Echevarria breaks down what robotic-assisted surgery is, the different types of robots used in surgery and the benefits of this type of surgery for patients.


    BayCare HealthChat

    ¿Qué Debo Saber Sobre la Cirugía Robótica?
    December 08, 2021

    ¿Ha escuchado el término "cirugía robótica" pero se pregunta qué significa realmente? La Dra. Pelaez-Echevarria analiza qué es la cirugía asistida por robot, los diferentes tipos de robots utilizados en la cirugía y los beneficios de este tipo de cirugía para los pacientes.

  • Affiliations
    • BayCare Medical Group
    • Morton Plant North Bay
    • BayCare Physician Partners ACO
    • BayCare Physician Partners
    • BayCare Surgery Center-Trinity
  • Board Certifications
    • American Osteopathic Board Surgery
  • Gender
    • Female
  • Insurances Accepted
    We Accept the Following Insurances
  • Patient Reviews

    All reviews have been submitted by patients after seeing this provider. To learn more click here.

    4.8/5 Overall Rating
    Provider Explained Things Clearly 4.8/5
    Provider Listened Carefully 4.8/5
    Provider Was Easy To Understand 4.8/5
    Provider Knew Medical History 4.8/5
    Provider Showed Respect 4.8/5
    Provider Spent Enough Time 4.9/5
    Rate Your Provider 0-10 4.8/5
    66 Reviews, 14 Comments
    1/25/2023 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Everything went smooth
    12/30/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Compassion and thorough
    12/16/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Friendly and efficient
    12/14/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Again, it all comes back to having an exceptional Primary Care Physician and Dr. Peter Riquetti who truly strives to get to know his patients, who listens to his patients, who goes above and beyond to help his patients.
    10/23/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Excellent care. Everything was okay
  • Doctor Bio
    • Dr. Lourdes Pelaez-Echevarria is a board-certified general surgeon, serving the New Port Richey, Florida area for BayCare Medical Group. She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Pelaez-Echevarria continued her medical education by completing a general and vascular residency at Rowan University in Stratford, New Jersey, followed by a minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Baptist Health System/HealthSouth Doctors Hospital in Miami, Florida. Dr. Pelaez-Echevarria takes her job seriously and realizes that she has an awesome responsibility to all her patients. Putting their needs first lays the foundation for everything else to fall into place. She is an accomplished and responsible general surgeon who specializes in robotic, breast, colon and rectal surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Pelaez-Echevarria recognizes that every patient is different and not every body follows the rules. She relies on her great interpersonal skills and abilities to provide excellent surgical care. As a general surgeon, she can cut out cancers, remove infected/broken organs, mend bowels and fix hernias, often using a surgical robot. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, speaks Spanish and affiliated with Morton Plant North Bay Hospital.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Residency
    • Rowan University
  • Specialties
    • Surgery
  • Education
    • Nova Southeastern University
      Palmetto General Hosital
      Baptist Hospital of Miami


Doctor Locations

North Bay General Surgery

6633 Forest Ave Ste 205
New Port Richey, FL 34653