Dr. Clarence Petrie, MB CHB

General SurgeryMaleAge 83

Dr. Petrie
Accepting new patients

National Ambulatory Hernia Inst

1837 Sunny Crest Dr Fullerton, CA 92835

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(714) 446-6670

Dr. Clarence Petrie, MB CHB is a General Surgery Specialist in Fullerton, CA and has over 60 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Cape Town medical school in 1961. He is affiliated with St. Jude Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Petrie to book an appointment.

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Dr. Petrie is affiliated with St. Jude Medical Center Fullerton, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Petrie's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Breast Lump
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Dr. Petrie treats Breast Lump more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Petrie treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petrie treats Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Petrie treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Breast Cancer
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Dr. Petrie treats Breast Cancer more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Petrie treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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Dr. Petrie's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Petrie accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Petrie's Reviews

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5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (11)
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    Very patient, experienced and caring physician.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Clarence Petrie, MB CHB is a General Surgery Specialist in Fullerton, CA and has over 60 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Education

    Schuur Hosp-U Cape Town
    Internship Hospital
    1972
    Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital
    1966
    Schuur Hosp-U Cape Town
    Residency Hospital
    1961
    U Cape Town
    Medical School
    ,

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Clarence Petrie, MB CHB accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Clarence Petrie, MB CHB's top areas of care?

    Dr. Petrie frequently treats Breast Lump, Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant, and Breast Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Petrie treats.

    Where is Dr. Clarence Petrie, MB CHB's office located?

    Dr. Petrie's office is located at 1837 Sunny Crest Dr, Fullerton, CA 92835. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Clarence Petrie, MB CHB offer telehealth services?

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    Locations

    National Ambulatory Hernia Inst

    National Ambulatory Hernia Institute1837 Sunny Crest Dr Fullerton, CA 92835
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    Practice

    2151 N Harbor Blvd Ste 2100 Fullerton, CA 92835
    2

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Petrie is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    St. Jude Medical Center

    Fullerton, CA

    78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

    29 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)