Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud, MD

Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud, MD

Pediatric Surgery | Male | 84 years old

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Dr. Fonkalsrud specializes in Pediatric Surgery and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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1985 total Colectomy with j pouch early patient who received excellent care at UCLA with team of nurses and head surgeon Dr. Fonkalsrud who literally saved my life as I suffered from Severe Ulcerative colitis it was so bad that not for his discovery of this new procedure I would have had to wear a colonostomy at a young age and possibly never marry and have children. I have since had a wonderful life because of him. He will always be my doctor, but even more a dear friend.
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Dr. Fonkalsrud's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

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Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1957

  • Internship Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1958

  • Residency Hospital
    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1963

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1959

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Chldns Hosp

    Completed in 1965

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

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