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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 63

2504 Harris St Ste A
Eureka, CA 95503
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  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Redwood Memorial Hospital
3300 Renner Dr
Fortuna, CA 95540
Saint Joseph Hospital
2700 Dolbeer St
Eureka, CA 95501

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2504 Harris St Ste A
Eureka, CA 95503
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    Dr. Cobb's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cholecystoenterostomy
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • 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
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    • 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
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
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    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1978

    Residency Hospital

    Stanford University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cobb & 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. Cobb's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Redwood Memorial Hospital

    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • Mad River Community Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cobb to family and friends

    3 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Cobb's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.1 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Cobb

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.2 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.3 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    2504 Harris St Ste A
    Eureka, CA 95503
    (707) 476-0688 (Office)
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