Dr. Luther F. Cobb, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 62

2504 Harrison Ave Suite A
Eureka, CA 95501
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Dr. Cobb's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Redwood Memorial Hospital
3300 Renner Drive
Fortuna, CA 95540
Saint Joseph Hospital
2700 Dolbeer Street
Eureka, CA 95501

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DOUG WIMER FAMILY PRACTICE
DOUG WIMER FAMILY PRACTICE
2504 Harrison Ave Suite A
Eureka, CA 95501
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    Dr. Cobb's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2008
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cholecystoenterostomy
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast 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
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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 & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Cobb

    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

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cobb & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Cobb's 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. Cobb has admitting privileges:

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    • Redwood Memorial Hospital

    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • Mad River Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cobb

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cobb to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Cobb's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 9 responses
    same as
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    Experience with Dr. Cobb
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    DOUG WIMER FAMILY PRACTICE
    2504 Harrison Ave Suite A
    Eureka, CA 95501
    (707) 445-8389 (Office)
    (707) 444-2355 (Fax)
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