Dr. Carey Cullinane, MD

Dr. Carey Cullinane, MD

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Complex General Surgical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
49 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Carey Cullinane, MD is a complex general surgical oncology doctor who practices in Long Beach, CA. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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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

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal 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.

Education

  • 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
5.0
based on 13 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Cullinane's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA |
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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in Torrance, CA |
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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Torrance, CA |
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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in New York, NY |
From the office staff to the doctor herself, all were very professional, informative, and accommodating. I highly recommended Dr. Cullinane.
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in Venice, CA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cullinane accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cullinane has admitting privileges

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Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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