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Dr. James Cerneka, DO

Dr. James Cerneka, DO

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 48


Dr. James Cerneka, DO is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in general surgery.


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(480) 844-7600

Dr. Cerneka accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
Banner Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus PPO
City of Mesa Health Plan
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Galaxy Health Network
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
LifeWise
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
MetLife
MetLife PPO
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Self Pay
State Farm
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
University Physicians

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Dr. Cerneka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cerneka performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cerneka performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Ventral Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cerneka treats Ventral Hernia more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Cerneka treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Appendicitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cerneka treats Appendicitis more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Cerneka treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Cerneka's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Cerneka, DO is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

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

Dr. Cerneka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cerneka

4.0

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
68.75%
(11)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
6.25%
(1)
1 Star
18.75%
(3)

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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...Read More
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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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