Dr. Andrea French, MD

Dr. Andrea French, MD

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Minimally Invasive Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
46 y/o
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Dr. Andrea French, MD is a minimally invasive surgery specialist in Merced, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in minimally invasive surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read her story

Mercy Merced Medical Center

315 Mercy Ave Ste 400

Merced, CA 95340
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. French's Experience

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Dr. French's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. French's bio

This content was provided by Dr. French "Dr. Andrea French was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Equine Science from Colorado State University, and a Master's Degree in Molecular Biology from San Jose State University. After receiving her Master's degree, she moved to Valhalla, New York where she graduated with her MD from New York Medical College in 2003. She began her General Surgery Residency at the University of California, San Francisco/Fresno in 2003 and completed it at Abington Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia in 2008. Although interested in all aspects of general surgery, she pursued additional training in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland and Berkeley. She also enjoys woodworking, hiking with her family, including her two English Cocker Spaniels. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. French "Dr. French strives to create a supportive, empathetic, patient centered doctor-patient experience for healing to minimize the impact of surgery on her patient's lives. She does this by using advanced surgical techniques to shorten the physical impact of surgery on her patients and by providing the personal attention each patient needs to minimize the stress of the surgical experience."

7  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Csu
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Ucsf Fresno
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Inst For Minimally Invasive Surg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. French has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. French's Reviews

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Dr French performed an emergency surgery on my 80 year old sister. I was there every step of the way and was impressed with Dr French’s skills, knowledge and care. She spoke with us and answered our questions and showed the greatest care for my sister. Thank you Dr French! Without you, my sister...Read More
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She's one of the worst doctors that I've ever been to!! She's VERY incentive, after surgery all she was interested in was how far I could "climb up the wall"! She forgot to take out my sutures and had to cut the tissue to remove them! How does that happen when you're suppose to be doctor! She also...Read More
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