Dr. Steven Plaxe, MD

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology • Male • Age 59

3855 Health Science Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Dr. Plaxe's Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

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Hospital Quality

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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
Pomerado Hospital
15615 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Moores Cancer Center
7000
3855 Health Science Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
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    Dr. Plaxe's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gynecologic Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Gynecological Oncology
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colposcopy
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Vulvectomy
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Endometriosis
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Mastodynia
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Placenta Previa
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    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Thrombosis
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Vaginal Cancer
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vulvar Cancer
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Plaxe

    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

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Yale New Haven Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mt Sinai Sch Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Plaxe & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese, Cantonese
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    Dr. Plaxe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Pomerado Hospital

    • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 4 responses
    • 2 reviews
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    2 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Irvine, CA |

    Dr. Plaxe is untrustworthy and the worst doctor I have ever been to. He is pompous beyond belief. He doesn't care for his patients. I wouldn't recommend him to my worst enemy. He caused my healthy daughter to become quite ill and caused our family hardship and heartache. Fortunately a team of competent doctors was able to save her but no thanks to Dr. Plaxe. I don't know where he got his high ratings.

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    1 out of 5
    - in San Diego, CA |

    He was the worst doctor I have ever seen. I was mis-diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer, LMS. I found out by googling my pathology results. He did nothing to help me. As a matter of fact, I recorded him saying it wasn't his job.

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    Moores Cancer Center
    7000
    3855 Health Science Dr.
    La Jolla, CA 92093
    (858) 657-7000 (Office)
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