Dr. Amy Kusske, MD

Dr. Amy Kusske, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Amy Kusske, MD is a general surgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

2021 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 625E

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

(310) 453-8838

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kusske'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

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

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.


  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kusske has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kusske's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kusske to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kusske's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

In June 2017 I made the difficult decision to have a bilateral mastectomy based on lab results and discussions with Dr. Amy Kusske. I could not be happier with the care that Dr. Kusske and her team at UCLA Santa Monica Breast Center have provided. The treatment provided is nothing short of...more
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Dr. Kasske made a very tough time very easy to go through. She is clearly a master of her craft, both personally and professionally. I will be grateful to her for the work that she did and the careful attention paid not just to my case, but also to me.
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As a surgeon, Dr. Amy Kusske blends competence with kindness. She explains procedures and goals clearly and readily offers alternatives to procedures when applicable. I couldn't recommend her more highly.
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