Dr. Fritz Baumgartner, MD

Dr. Fritz Baumgartner, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o
(5)

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Dr. Fritz Baumgartner, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Vascular & General Surgery Associates

3300 E South St Ste 203

Lakewood, CA 90805
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Baumgartner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
normal
more than 54% of peers
Thrombosis
normal
more than 51% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 48% of peers

Dr. Baumgartner's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Baumgartner "Compassionate patient Care."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

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58  Procedures

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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

  • Loyola Marymount University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of British Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Baumgartner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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St. Mary Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Baumgartner is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Baumgartner's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baumgartner to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Baumgartner has horrible bedside manners. He is also negligent with patient follow up and will blame his entire staff before taking responsibility for his own negligence. Dr. Baumgartner did not notify me until eight months after my surgery that a tumor he removed was cancerous. By the way,...more
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