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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 works as a transplant surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Busuttil include hepatobiliary disorders and liver transplant. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Busuttil accepts. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His distinctions include: Voted Best Doctors; American Society of Transplant Surgeons Pioneer Award; and International Liver Transplantation Society Distinguished Service Award. He is conversant in Italian. Dr. Busuttil is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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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 is an urologist and transplant surgeon. He is especially interested in cancer, pancreas transplant, and liver transplant. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lipshutz takes. Dr. Lipshutz is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Distinctions awarded to Dr. Lipshutz include: 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. Dr. Lipshutz is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Liver Transplant, Cancer, Pancreas Transplant

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Transplant Surgery
200 Ucla Medical Plaza; Suite 214, Ucla General Surgery Suite
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Ali Cheaito practices trauma surgery and transplant surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Cheaito include colon cancer, inguinal hernia repair, and pancreatic cancer. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Cheaito attended Boston University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He has received the following distinctions: Patients Award; Outstanding Resident Teaching Award; and Outstanding Medical Student Research Award. Dr. Cheaito (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and French. Dr. Cheaito is professionally affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

All Interests: Pain, Tumor, Incisional Hernia, Hernia Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Fundoplication, Colon Problems, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Myron Tong specializes in transplant surgery and practices in Los Angeles, CA and Pasadena, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Tong include hepatobiliary disorders and liver transplant. Dr. Tong honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and a graduate of Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center's residency program. He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. Dr. Tong is affiliated with Huntington Hospital and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Liver Transplant, Hepatobiliary Disorders

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 sees patients in Los Angeles, CA. His medical specialty is transplant surgery. His areas of expertise include liver disease, small intestine disorders, and liver transplant. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Farmer studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He has received the following distinction: 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. Ali Zarrinpar, MD, PhD
Specializes in Transplant Surgery
200 Ucla Medical Plaza; Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Ali Zarrinpar practices transplant surgery. Dr. Zarrinpar has a special interest in intensive care, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and gallbladder problems. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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

Dr. Matthew Lublin's specialty is general surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lublin include obesity, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Dr. Lublin's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Lublin studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Lublin is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Medical Institute and Providence Tarzana Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Childs include rectal cancer, colon cancer, and gallbladder problems. She is professionally affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Childs is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Childs honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Childs has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. She is accepting new patients.

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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 specializes in general surgery and gynecologic oncology and practices in Los Angeles, CA, Orange, CA, and Long Beach, CA. She 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. These areas are among her clinical interests: gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), colectomy (colon resection), and robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery. Dr. Penner accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Penner speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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 is a surgeon. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Dutson attended Eastern Virginia Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Dutson include sleeve gastrectomy, gallbladder problems, and liver disease. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in French. He is professionally affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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

Dr. Craig Smith is a general surgeon in Inglewood, CA and Marina Del Rey, CA. He is rated highly by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith honors. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Smith has an open panel.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,650
  • Medicare Cost: $491
Dr. Martin Gabriel Martin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
200 Ucla Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Martin Martin's specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. He is conversant in Spanish. He has a special interest in liver transplant. Dr. Martin is professionally affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. After completing medical school at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Martin performed his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Voted Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

All Interests: Liver Transplant

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

Dr. Yijun Chen specializes in surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include achalasia, sleeve gastrectomy, and gallbladder problems. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chen accepts. He studied medicine at Fourth Military Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Chen trained at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Chen has received the following distinction: Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. He speaks Mandarin. Dr. Chen is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy)

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

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

Dr. Simon Beaven is an adult gastroenterology specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hepatobiliary disorders, celiac disease, and malabsorption. Dr. Beaven is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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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's specialty is pediatric gastroenterology. In Dr. Wozniak's practice, she is particularly interested in hepatobiliary disorders, celiac disease, and eosinophilic esophagitis. Her professional affiliations include UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for her residency. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wozniak has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , liver transplant

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

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

Dr. David Chen's specialty is surgery. Dr. Chen's areas of expertise include the following: rectal cancer, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. He is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chen is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has received the following distinctions: 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.

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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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