Dr. Carey Cullinane, MD

Dr. Carey Cullinane, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Carey Cullinane, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology, breast surgical oncology, and more.

701 E 28th St Ste 411

Long Beach, CA 90806

Contact Information

(562) 933-7475

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 92% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 89% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Clinical Genetics
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastrectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)

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.


  • Mount Holyoke College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Tulane U/Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Tulane U/Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • City Of Hope National Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cullinane has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cullinane's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cullinane to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cullinane's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Cullinane, was referred to me by my GYN after I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016. She is experienced and she is an expert when it comes to oncology. She is very informative and caring when you speak to her. She's never in a rush to get to her next patient. I appreciate her...more
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Dr. Cullinane completed my bilateral mastectomy. On our first consultation visit, she spent 90 minutes explaining all of my options as well as explaining my genetic predisposition towards breast cancer. She is kind, caring and her work is impeccable. I would highly recommend Dr. Cullinane to anyone...more
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So kind and gentle, took the time to explain all the surgical options. Her sweet and reassuring demeanor, gave me comfort during a scary cancer diagnosis and surgery. Amazing surgical skills. Referred by a plastic surgeon, as she does such a good job, it makes their reconstruction even better.
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From the office staff to the doctor herself, all were very professional, informative, and accommodating. I highly recommended Dr. Cullinane.
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Being diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year was scary and unsettling. Dr. Cullinane has been an angel on the journey. She is kind, patient, and gentle. She answered all my questions thoroughly and professionally. She listened to my fears and concerns and gave me the information I needed to...more
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