Our Physicians

Alejandro T. Soler, MD, FACS

Certified American Board of Surgery (1984 to present)
Specialty
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Breast Biopsy by Ultrasound or Stereotactic (minimally invasive)
  • Breast Disease, Cancer or Benign
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy and Upper Endoscopy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastro-esophageal Reflux Management
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery - Abdominal Wall Hernias
  • Laparoscopic Surgery - Colon Resections
  • Laparoscopic Surgery - Gallbladders
  • Laparoscopic Surgery - HiatalHernias
  • Laparoscopic Surgery - Inguinal Hernias
  • Major Abdominal Wall Hernias
  • Pilonidal Cyst Care
  • Ports and Venous Access
  • Rectal Procedures: TAMIS, Hemorrhoids, Fissures, Fistulas
  • Skin Cancer, Lesions, Cysts
  • Stomach Cancer, Ulcers and Reflux Surgery
PHYSICIAN PROFILE

Dr. Soler has had extensive experience in the performance of general surgery, peripheral vascular surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is also well experienced in the management of critically ill patients. Dr. Soler was an active participant in the Dade County Trauma Network from 1986-1990 while in practice in Miami, Florida. The Network was centralized shortly after to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Soler was affiliated with the Curative Technologies Wound Center in Miami from 1989-1994. He developed special interests in the management of diabetic foot cases, the ischemic extremity and limb salvage. His vascular experience was primarily with distal revascularization, aortic-iliac reconstruction, dialysis access and management of venous disorders until 2004.

Dr. Soler chose to withdraw from vascular surgery in 2004 after moving to Lake City, Florida. He chose to concentrate on advanced laparoscopy and general surgery in this rural setting.

EDUCATION
1974-1978
Doctor of Medicine; AOA, (Honor’s)
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
1978-1979
Internship, Jackson Memorial Hospital
University of Miami School of Medicine
1979-1982
Resident in General Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital
University of Miami School of Medicine
1982-1983
Chief Resident in General Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital
University of Miami School of Medicine
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Lake City Medical Center, Lake City, Florida

LANGUAGES

English and Spanish

PLACE OF BIRTH

Havana, Cuba

CITIZENSHIP

USA-1967

ASSOCIATIONS

Fellow American College of Surgery
Florida Medical Association
Society of General Surgery
American Society of Breast Surgeons

BOARD CERTIFICATION
October 1984
American Board of Surgery
September 1994
Recertified American Board of Surgery
December 2005
Recertified American Board of Surgery
July 2009
M.O.C. (Maintenance of Certification) completed
December 2015
Recertified American Board of Surgery through July 2026
LICENSURE

Florida
Georgia
South Carolina

EMPLOYMENT
October 1983-May 1994
Private Practice in General and Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Miami, Florida
June 1994-May 1998
Group Private Practice in General and Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Including Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Endoscopy
Tocca Clinic Medical Associates
Tocca, Georgia
June 1998-September 2004
Solo Private Practice (same as above)
Seneca, South Carolina
November 2004-Present
South Florida Surgical Specialists (d/b/a: Gateway Surgical Services, LLC)
Lake City, Florida