Dr. Clarence Petrie, MD

Dr. Clarence Petrie, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
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Dr. Clarence Petrie, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fullerton, CA. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences and specializes in general surgery.

1837 Sunnycrest Dr

Fullerton, CA 92835

Contact Information

(714) 446-6670

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Lump
very high
more than 89% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Petrie'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Petrie "Dr. Petrie has been a surgeon on staff at St. Jude Medical Center since 1978. He serves as an active member on several committees, including the Cancer and Surgery Committees. He has written many publications in the areas of surgical treatments and the hazards of surgery. Additionally, Dr. Petrie is the president of the Priestly Society, the Mayo Clinic Surgical Alumni Association."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Wound Repair

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

  • University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Groote Schuur Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Groote Schuur Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petrie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Petrie's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petrie to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Petrie'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 (1)

Very patient, experienced and caring physician.
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