Dr. Assad A. Hassoun, MD

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Dr. Assad A. Hassoun, MD

Transplant Surgery | Male

San Francisco Center Liver Dis 2340 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94115 Get Directions
(415) 600-1010

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Dr. Hassoun specializes in Transplant Surgery and practices in San Francisco, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Hassoun
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Hassoun's Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Crescent City, CA |
Time is exquisite and he gave me all the time I needed to understand my situation. I felt confident having him as my surgeon for such a complex procedure. Being well informed, saved my life.
in Santa Rosa, CA |
Dr. Hassoun is a a world class surgeon, but what really sets him apart is his bedside manner. He is a dedicated, caring, compassionate physician who not only takes the time to explain everything in detail, but goes out of his way to make his patients feel at ease.
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  • Transplant Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Renal Transplant Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Arterial Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gland Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Visceral Aneurysm
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Organ Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pediatric Liver Transplants
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • 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)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Whipple Procedure

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    University Of Mosul, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
  • Other Education
    1992, Post Graduate Research
    Emergency Medicine, Qazween Iran, Bo Ali Seena Hospital

    Completed in 1989


    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Persian

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Dr. Hassoun's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Transplant Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Dr. Hassoun's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hassoun

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients