Dr. Edgar Gamboa, MD

Dr. Edgar Gamboa, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edgar Gamboa, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Monterey, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

757 Pacific St # C3

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 724-7874

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Lipomas
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more than 5% of peers
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gamboa "Healthcare is a team effort. Treatment is most effective when the patient and the family, the nursing staff, referring physicians and the surgeon are on the same page. The common goal is to accomplish what will work best for the patient."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Fracture
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Injuries
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Lipomas
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Debridement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Wound Repair
  • da Vinci® Colectomy

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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.

Education

  • Velez College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Cebu Institute Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Veterans Administration Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Yonkers General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Catholic Medical Center Of Brooklyn and Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Maimonides Med Ctr/Coney Island Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo/Erie County Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • State University Of New York, Downstate Med Center (Pediatric Surgery)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of California At San Diego Medical Center (Transplant Surgery)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Notre Dame
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Most Outstanding Graduate (Medicine), University of Southern Philippines, 2005
  • Most Outstanding Alumnus, Cebu Institute of Medicine, 2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bisaya
  • Filipino
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gamboa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gamboa to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gamboa's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gamboa accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • 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
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic PPO
    Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Gamboa has admitting privileges

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
23625 Holman Hwy
Monterey, CA 93940
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Watsonville Community Hospital
75 Neilson St
Watsonville, CA 95076
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