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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 58

18411 Clark St Ste 305
Tarzana, CA 91356
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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Cosenza's Offices

Allen L Hoffman MD
Tarzana
18411 Clark St Ste 305
Tarzana, CA 91356
201 S Alvarado St Ste 602
Los Angeles, CA 90057
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Dr. Cosenza's Experience

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Dr. Cosenza's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
Saint Vincent Medical Center
2131 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90057

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Cosenza accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Allen L Hoffman MD
    Tarzana
    18411 Clark St Ste 305
    Tarzana, CA 91356
    (818) 600-4512
    Contact Information
    (818) 345-9600 (Office)
    (818) 345-9604 (Fax)
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    201 S Alvarado St Ste 602
    Los Angeles, CA 90057
    (818) 600-4512
    Contact Information
    (213) 413-2930 (Office)
    (213) 413-7734 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Health Net
    • LACare
    • Molina Healthcare
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • UnitedHealthCare
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  2. Dr. Cosenza's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
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    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
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    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Cosenza

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Lac Usc Med Center
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Vincent Med Center
    Complete in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cosenza & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Cosenza's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    • Silver Lake Medical Center

    • Saint Vincent Medical Center

    • Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

    • Temple Community Hospital

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cosenza

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    Dr. Cosenza's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.9 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    2.8 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.8 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Cosenza

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.2 out of 5

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