Dr. Denise Portugal, MD

Dr. Denise Portugal, MD

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Dr. Denise Portugal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She specializes in general surgery.

Dr. Denise Portugal

3838 San Dimas St Ste B231

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

Background Check

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. Portugal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Portugal performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Portugal performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Portugal treats Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Portugal treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Portugal performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Portugal performs this procedure more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Portugal's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Please contact RiverWalk Surgery for any additional questions. 6616650505

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005

Awards

Dr. Portugal's Reviews

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
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I just had surgery performed by Dr. Portugal - on an urgent basis. While I have yet to do a followup she was very helpful both pre and post op. She also was the only doctor of several who correctly determined my problem. She was good at scheduling my follow up and explaining my aftercare for...Read More
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I love this Doctor, she is amazing! She has a very wonderful bed side manner and truly listens and loves her patients, and is a great surgeon! 3 Thank You Dr. Denise for everything.
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