Dr. James Black, MD

Dr. James Black, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  

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Dr. James Black, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in plastic surgery.

Plastic Surgery

22930 Crenshaw Blvd Ste D

Torrance, CA 90505
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Insurance Accepted

  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Augmentation
more than 78% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
more than 71% of peers
Wound Repair
more than 70% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

12  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

14  Procedures

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.


  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Black has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Black's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Black to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Black's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Black has done an excellent job with family members with their health and surgery issues. Our family has been very pleased with his professional abilities and care.
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Dr Black did a very nice job on a tummy tuck for me in 2003, the results are still there so the surgery was even better than expected. At the time of the procedure everything went well, the down time was minimal and Dr. Black's 'bed-side' manner was encouraging, the experience was a success and I...more
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Very professional and highly experienced surgeon. Has a can do attitude and uses his experience and superior skills for the best possible results for patients. A sterling doctor.
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