Dr. Jamal Modir, MD

Dr. Jamal Modir, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
82 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jamal Modir, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

Samaritan Surgical Clinic

2505 Samaritan Dr Ste 301

San Jose, CA 95124
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Prolapse
more than 33% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 15% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 11% of peers

Dr. Modir'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

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Modir does not have any board certifications listed.

14  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Utah Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Tehran University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Modir has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Modir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Modir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Modir to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Modir's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He was referred to me as one of the best in California, and he is one of the best doctors I have ever seen in my life. He is very caring, knowledgeable, and dedicated to the best treatment of his patients. A true gem and my surgery was a complete success.
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I had an inguinal hernia surgery with Dr. Modir in 2012. Shortly after I began to feel severe pain. Long story short (after going to UCSF) I have nerve damage. Either nerves were cut or stapled into the mesh. Dr Modir blew me off. Telling me I had a low pain tolerance and to work out. He was...more
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