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Dr. Fritz Baumgartner, MD

Dr. Fritz Baumgartner, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

  

Dr. Fritz Baumgartner, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.


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(562) 630-8821

Dr. Baumgartner accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
LocalPlus
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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. Baumgartner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baumgartner treats Limb Swelling more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Baumgartner treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baumgartner treats Vascular Disease more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Baumgartner treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baumgartner treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Baumgartner treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Baumgartner's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Compassionate patient Care.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Baumgartner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baumgartner

3.7

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(2)

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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,...Read More
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