Dr. James Cerneka, DO

Dr. James Cerneka, DO

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Cerneka, DO is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University in 1996 and specializes in general surgery.

James S. Cerneka, DO

845 E Warner Rd Ste 104

Chandler, AZ 85225
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Choice of Arizona
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas


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

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
more than 70% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
more than 63% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 57% of peers

Dr. Cerneka'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.

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  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Cerneka does not have any board certifications listed.


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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Tempe St. Luke's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Olympia Fields Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cerneka has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Cerneka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cerneka to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cerneka's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Gilbert, AZ
I was anxious about my medical condition and the financial aspects related to the treatment, but Dr Cerneka and Lori, the front office staff, were extremely empathetic and caring. They addressed my concerns and provided all information needed for a smooth process. I will recommend Dr. Cerneka to...more
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in Mesa
Dr. Cerneka has saved my life twice!! He is a great doctor. Who knows what he is doing as a sugeon. I have always had the time I need with him with my follow up care. I would recommend him to anyone!
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