Dr. Frederic C. Kass, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 66

540 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Dr. Kass:

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Dr. Kass' Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 West Pueblo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Lompoc Valley Medical Center
1515 East Ocean Avenue
Lompoc, CA 93436

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kass

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Sansum Clinic
Sansum Clinic, Hem Onc Grp Inc
540 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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    Dr. Kass' Experience

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Hematology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    Procedures Dr. Kass Performs

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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Melanoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
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    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Vaginal Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Kass

    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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kass & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kass' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Kass has admitting privileges:

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    • Lompoc Valley Medical Center

    • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

    • Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kass

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kass to family and friends

    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Kass' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 8 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kass
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Sansum Clinic
    Sansum Clinic, Hem Onc Grp Inc
    540 W Pueblo St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805) 563-5800 (Office)
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