Dr. Alden Harken, MD

Dr. Alden Harken, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
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Dr. Alden Harken, MD is a general surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in general surgery.

1411 E 31st St

Oakland, CA 94602

Contact Information

(510) 437-4267

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Harken performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
very high
more than 96% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 90% of peers
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Harken's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Boston Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harken has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harken's Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Harken's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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