Dr. Claudia Mueller, MD

Dr. Claudia Mueller, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o
(6)

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Dr. Claudia Mueller, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Palo Alto, CA. She specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.

Children's Specialty Clinic

780 Welch Rd

Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Appendicitis
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more than 55% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 27% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 25% of peers

Dr. Mueller'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

  • New York Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated
  • New York University School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Montreal
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mueller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Mueller's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mueller to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Mueller'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 (1)

My daughter was a preemie (31 weeker) and when she was a few months old and hardly even six pounds, we became aware of her double hernias. She was in agony as it seemed her ovaries and made their way out through the hernias. Horribly stressful situation and Dr. Mueller made us very comfortable...more
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