Dr. Bard Cosman, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Cosman
Accepting new patients

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103

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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Bard Cosman, MD is a Spinal Cord Injury Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cosman to book an appointment.


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Dr. Cosman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
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UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
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Select Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cosman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cosman performs Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cosman performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cosman treats Anal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Cosman treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cosman performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Cosman performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Cosman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Ulcer

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Dr. Cosman performed my colon surgery and he was OUTSTANDING! From his one on one to his follow up he is great. He really cares about his patients and is gifted. Two months later I have my life back and I really appreciate him. Thank you Dr. Cosman, you are a ROCK STAR! JD
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About Me

Biography

"I like the combination of dealing with people and learning natural science. Also, there were role models: my father and grandfather were physicians, and my mother taught medical law and history."

Dr. Cosman received the Kaiser Teaching A...

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

Stanford Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
U Minn Hosps
Residency Hospital
1988
Stanford Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Columbia U, College of Phys/Surg
Medical School

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103
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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

San Diego, CA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)