Dr. Curtis Hunter, MD

Dr. Curtis Hunter, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Curtis Hunter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

10833 Le Conte Ave 62

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

(310) 206-8232

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Lung Transplant
more than 54% of peers
Lung Surgery
more than 62% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 51% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Boston Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Curtis Hunter, MD
Dr. Hunter and his team were God sent. The way I am recovering and how I feel doesn’t seem like I just went through a very complicated open heart procedure with bypass. His gentle bedside manners and care for his patients is rare.
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Purrlee in Garden Grove, CA – Apr 07, 2018
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Not easy writing a review for the man who saved my life, and make it look so easy. Even though I met Dr. Hunter in one of the hardest times of my life, his confidence and gentle ways made my experience so much easier. There are no words to describe how amazing this man is, in so many ways more than...Read More
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Afshin Levy in Los Angeles CA – Jan 05, 2018
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Dr. Hunter performed a triple bypass on me in the Fall of 2016. His care and concern for this patient was immediately recognized. He never rushed any office visits when consulting with my wife and I. The procedure went off without any major issues. Dr. Hunter made himself available to me for...Read More
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Paul D. in Salt Lake City, Utah – Nov 13, 2016
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