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Dr. Domingo E. Galliano Jr.,

Dr. Domingo E. Galliano Jr.,

Dr. Galliano is the most experienced Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon with Da Vinci Robotic Surgery in Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota, and De Soto Counties. He has performed over 1600 DaVinci Robotic procedures!

General Surgery

Board Certified by
the American Board of Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certified by the The American Board of Colon and Renal Surgery (ABCRS)

Surgical Critical Care

Board Certified by The American Board of Surgery


Murdock Surgical Center

Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Bayfront Health

Bayfront Health ER &
Urgent Care Cape Coral


Dr. Galliano is Medical Director of Bayfront Health's Colorectal Center of Excellence.

Why is it important you choose a Board Certified Surgeon?

A surgeon certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery has training, knowledge and experience related to the diagnosis and comprehensive management of surgical conditions.

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We welcome Dr. Borges, MD to the Galliano Surgical Group.

Dr. Borges has a wealth of experience, training first in Cuba and then working there as attending surgeon specialized in Minimal Invasive Surgery for almost three years. He then came to the United States where he completed another residency in General Surgery at the University of
Buffalo in order to become US board certified.

LAURA GARROHelp us welcome Laura Garro to our medical team!

Laura Garro, MSN, APRN, CNOR, FNP-C, FNP-BC, has joined the Galliano Surgical Group as a Nurse Practitioner.  Laura came to us with more than 20 years of experience working as a Registered Nurse.  For over 18 years of those years, she had worked exclusively as a nurse in the Operating Room, working in both ambulatory and hospital settings, and with pediatric and adult populations.  

Laura graduated with Honors from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in St. Augustine, Florida.  She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through both the AANP and ANCC certification bodies.  She has been board certified as a Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) since 2005.  Laura is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  

She lives in Charlotte County with her husband and 3 dogs. 

Help us welcome Dr. Nikalesh Reddy!

DR REDDYNikalesh Reddy, MD, FACS, a general surgeon with a specialty in thoracic oncology surgery, has joined the Galliano Surgical Group. Dr. Reddy is a Board-certified general surgeon who, after 8 years of experience in general surgery, became fellowship trained in thoracic surgery.

He completed his fellowship training at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY. His training focused on lung cancer, esophageal cancer, chest wall masses, mediastinal masses, and malignant pleural disease. While finishing his fellowship, he performed thoracoscopic and robotic lobectomies, wedge resections, benign and malignant surgeries, thoracotomies for complex sleeve resections, pulmonary artery (PA) plasties, and various foregut surgeries.

Dr. Reddy graduated medical school from the prestigious Madras Medical College in Madras, India in 1998. From there he finished his mastery in surgery at Kilpauk Medical College in Madras, India before moving to New York City in 2002 with a research fellowship at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He worked in the liver transplant division. From 2005 to 2011,

\Dr. Reddy completed his surgical residency at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City. During his residency, he received multiple awards for his hard work. Before beginning his training in thoracic surgery, Dr. Reddy practiced general surgery from 2011 to 2020 at Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone, New York. During this time, he held multiple positions including Consultant Surgeon, Vice President of Medical Staff, Chair of Quality Committee, and Chair of Surgery. He produced several publications that related to cancer research and the role of endogenous inflammation in propagating cancer.

He was voted onto the top surgeons list in New York for numerous consecutive years, as well as leader in healthcare by the American Council. Dr. Reddy is also currently a Major in the U.S. Army Reserves. Priding himself on providing the best and most compassionate care possible, Dr. Reddy makes an effort to include his patients in all aspects of care. He takes the time to help patients understand their
diagnosis, the disease process, and treatment options. His approachable and comforting demeaner make him an exciting and promising addition to the Galliano Surgical Group team.

Help us welcome Dr. Kiely!

James (Mark) Kiely, MD, FACS, FASCRS has joined the Galliano Surgical Group. Dr. Kiely joins us from an academic Colon and Rectal Surgery practice in Columbia Dr. Mark KielyUniversity Medical Center, New York where he has been in practice for over three years.

Prior to this he was in academic practice at Baystate Medical Center for five years. Dr. Kiely completed his Clinical Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Ohio in 2011 and General Surgery residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2010. His clinical interests encompass the whole of colorectal surgery including benign and malignant conditions, abdominal and pelvic, as well as anorectal procedures.

He has specific expertise in robotic rectal cancer surgery, Crohn’s/inflammatory bowel disease management, sphincter sparing anal fistula surgery (LIFT) procedure and abdominopelvic reoperative surgery. He has a keen interest in research and is an author on numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, published abstracts, oral presentations, and book chapters.

Originally from Ireland, Dr. Kiely graduated from medical school at the University of Dublin, Trinity College in 1999. After receiving an Associate Fellowship Degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2002, he then completed research at the Medical College of Wisconsin from 2002 to 2005 and finished a thesis on leptin, obesity and intestinal function in 2006 obtaining a post-graduate degree (MD) from his alma mater, Trinity College Dublin. 


Dr. Domingo E. Galliano is named Medical Director of Bayfront Health's Colorectal Center of Excellence in Port Charlotte.

Charlotte County, FL  Dr. Galliano Director Colorectal center of Excellence

Bayfront Health Port Charlotte is the first in the state of Florida to have achieved accreditation as a Colorectal Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). A Center of Excellence in Colorectal Surgery accreditation distinguishes Bayfront Health Port Charlotte from many other facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.


We provide minimally invasive, robotic, and laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of gastro-intestinal

Our up to date medical equipment isused in the testing and treatment of medical and surgical conditions, so most surgery can be performed with minimal discomfort on a out-patient basis, and in some cases, with no incisions.

ROBOTIC SURGERYRobotic Surgery ( Da Vinci ) and minimally invasive surgical procedures result in less pain, less discomfort, and minimal scarring.

Minimally invasive procedures are performed through one or more dime-sized incisions, with much less trauma to the body.

da vinci surgeryState of the Art Surgical Care

We offer the highest quality care in our state-of-the-art, Medicare accredited, state-licensed surgery center. This avoids treatment in the hospital, reduces cost, lessens pain, scarring and recovery time.

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Dr. Galliano is Board Certified by the The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ABCRS). His extensive experience in this specialty makes him uniquely qualified to assist you.