Dr. Howard Sutkin, MD

Dr. Howard Sutkin, MD

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Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
(15)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Howard Sutkin, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Los Gatos, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Sutkin is affiliated with O'Connor Hospital, Regional Medical Center - San Jose and Good Samaritan Hospital.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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more than 49% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
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more than 35% of peers

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Bunche Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Miami Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sutkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sutkin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sutkin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Sutkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sutkin to family and friends
3.9
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Sutkin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Campbell, CA |
He did a fabulous job on my tummy tuck! He is very skilled, knowledgeable, and professional!! I would not trust anyone else!
He is the scummiest Doctor I have ever met. I would not recommend anyone to go have a surgery with him. I regret not acting on my initial negative instincts
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sutkin accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sutkin has admitting privileges

Good Samaritan Hospital
2425 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
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Regional Medical Center - San Jose
225 N Jackson Ave
San Jose, CA 95116
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O'Connor Hospital
2105 Forest Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
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