Dr. Charles Headrick, MD

Dr. Charles Headrick, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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60 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Charles Headrick, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

Valley Colorectal Surgeons

16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 505

Encino, CA 91436
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Headrick's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Proctology

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy

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

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor University Medical Center-Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Bumc-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Bumc-Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Headrick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Headrick does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Headrick and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Headrick is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Headrick's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Headrick to family and friends
35 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Headrick'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Love the Dr. He is great.
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Excellent. Great staff. Dr Headrick has great bedside manner.
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Dr was amazing, gentle, and explained everything . Front staff very friendly and helpful
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Dr.Headrick was very thorough and made me feel comfortable about my upcoming colonoscopy! I like his calm manner and the way he didn't rush me with all of my questions! Staff very polite!
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Very caring, helpful, and informative. Thank you for making me feel comfortable!
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