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We found 25 providers matching hepatobiliary surgery and who accept Blue Shield PPO near Santa Monica, CA.

Dr. Ronald Wilfred Busuttil, MD, PhD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Ronald Busuttil practices transplant surgery in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Busuttil's clinical interests include hepatobiliary disorders and liver transplant. He is professionally affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Busuttil include: Voted Best Doctors; American Society of Transplant Surgeons Pioneer Award; and International Liver Transplantation Society Distinguished Service Award. He speaks Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Transplant

Dr. Gerald Stuart Lipshutz, MD
Specializes in Urology, Transplant Surgery
200 Ucla Medical Plaza; Suite 214, Pfleger Liver Institute & General Surgery Suite
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Gerald Lipshutz's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease) and transplant surgery. In his practice, Dr. Lipshutz focuses on cancer, pancreas transplant, and liver transplant. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Lipshutz has received distinctions including Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons Leadership Scholarship; Best Basic Science Abstract and Presentation, Transplant Fellows' Conference, Dallas, Texas; and Azakie-Chesson Award for Compassion in Surgery, UCSF. He is professionally affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Liver Transplant, Cancer, Pancreas Transplant

Dr. Myron John Tong, PhD, MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
200 Medical Plaza; Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Myron Tong is a physician who specializes in transplant surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hepatobiliary disorders and liver transplant. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tong graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese. Dr. Tong's hospital/clinic affiliations include Huntington Hospital and UCLA Health.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Liver Transplant, Hepatobiliary Disorders

Dr. Ali Zarrinpar, MD, PhD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
200 Ucla Medical Plaza; Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Ali Zarrinpar works as a transplant surgeon in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Zarrinpar is especially interested in intensive care, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and gallbladder problems. He is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), liver transplant

All Interests: Intensive Care, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Gallbladder Problems, Liver Disease, Gallbladder Removal ... (Read more)

Dr. Douglas Grant Farmer, MD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
200 Ucla Medical Plaza; Suite 214, Pfleger Liver Institute & General Surgery Suite
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Douglas Farmer is a transplant surgery specialist. He is especially interested in liver disease, small intestine disorders, and liver transplant. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Farmer performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Farmer is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Disease, Transplant Procedures, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Francis Charles Brunicardi, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1304 15th Street; Suite 102
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. Francis Brunicardi practices general surgery and colon & rectal surgery in Santa Monica, CA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Brunicardi include gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), gastrointestinal surgery, and neuroendocrine tumors. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Brunicardi performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.; Top Physicians in 42 Specialties Selected by Peer Recognition; and Los Angeles Magazine. His professional affiliations include UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Pancreatic Cancer, Endocrine Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Adrenal Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Alan Lublin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard; Suite 860w
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. Matthew Lublin is a general surgeon in Santa Monica, CA and Tarzana, CA. He is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include obesity, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Dr. Lublin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Medical Institute and Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Lublin's education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Thyroid Problems, Inguinal Hernia, Skin Cancer, Weight Management, Acid Reflux, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,334
  • Medicare Cost: $645
Dr. Tracey Rochelle Childs, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1304 15th Street; Suite 102
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. Tracey Childs is a general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Childs include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and gallbladder problems. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. Dr. Childs has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Childs is professionally affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Tumor, Colon Polyps, Diverticular Disease, Breast Issues, Rectal Problems, Incisional Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kristine Renee Penner, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Kristine Penner is a specialist in general surgery and gynecologic oncology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), colectomy (colon resection), and robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Penner honors. Dr. Penner studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Penner trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Penner speaks Spanish. Dr. Penner is professionally affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Colectomy, Endometrial Cancer, Da Vinci Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Erik Patrick Dutson, MD
Specializes in Surgery
200 Medical Plaza; Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Erik Dutson sees patients in Los Angeles, CA. His medical specialty is surgery. He speaks French. Clinical interests for Dr. Dutson include sleeve gastrectomy, gallbladder problems, and liver disease. His professional affiliations include UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Dutson trained at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Pain, Achalasia, Tumor, Colon Polyps, Diverticular Disease, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Incisional Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yijun Chen, MD
Specializes in Surgery
200 Medical Plaza; Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Yijun Chen's specialty is surgery. Dr. Chen speaks Mandarin. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include achalasia, sleeve gastrectomy, and gallbladder problems. He is professionally affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Fourth Military Medical University and performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Chen accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Achalasia, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Hiatal Hernia, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Acid Reflux, ... (Read more)

Dr. Simon William Beaven, MD, PhD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
200 Medical Plaza; 365
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Simon Beaven is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: hepatobiliary disorders, celiac disease, and malabsorption. Dr. Beaven is professionally affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Beaven trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital for his residency. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders, Celiac Disease, Malabsorption, Liver Transplant, Liver Biopsy

Dr. Laura Joyce Wozniak, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
200 Ucla Medical Plaza; Suite 265
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Laura Wozniak is a specialist in pediatric gastroenterology. She works in Los Angeles, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wozniak include hepatobiliary disorders, celiac disease, and eosinophilic esophagitis. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has received the distinction of Southern California Rising Stars. She is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders, Celiac Disease, Nutrition Issues, Liver Transplant, Eosinophilic ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Michael Smith, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
4644 Lincoln Boulevard
Marina Del Rey, CA
 

Dr. Craig Smith's area of specialization is general surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Smith highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. His practice is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,650
  • Medicare Cost: $491
Dr. Marjorie Blank Fine, MD
Specializes in Surgery
2021 Santa Monica Boulevard; Suite 625 E
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. Marjorie Fine sees patients in Santa Monica, CA. Her medical specialty is surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fine include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and gallbladder problems. Dr. Fine is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Fine attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors; Top Women Southern California Super Doctors; and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. In addition to English, Dr. Fine speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Tumor, Diverticular Disease, Breast Issues, Incisional Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Chia-Chang Chen, MD
Specializes in Surgery
1304 15th Street; Suite 102
Santa Monica, CA
 

Dr. David Chen specializes in surgery and practices in Santa Monica, CA and Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Chen honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Chen include: Award for Excellence in Education, David Geffen School Of Medicine at UCLA; UCLA Department of Surgery Golden Scalpel Assistant Professor Teaching Award; and Pacific Coast Surgical Association 84th Annual Meeting New Member's Award. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Pain, Thyroid Cancer, Tumor, Breast Issues, Rectal Problems, Incisional Hernia, ... (Read more)

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