Dr. Decio Rangel, MD

Dr. Decio Rangel, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
Dr. Decio Rangel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA. He graduated from U Sao Paulo and specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology.

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 470W

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

(310) 828-7454

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

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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.


  • U Sao Paulo
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Wadsworth Va Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wadsworth Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rangel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rangel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rangel to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Rangel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Rangel is a fantastic doctor. I went to him in 2002 with an advanced cancer stage 3 b. He performed biopsies and difficult surgeries on me at the time. I continued to see him the next 11 years and then I moved out of state. I am now 15 years cancer free and if it were not for him and his...more
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Dr Rangel removed my Gallbladder following a polyp found He was wonderful throughout all the consultations , very calm and informative and an excellent surgeon Highly recommend Michael
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