Dr. James Hood, MD

Dr. James Hood, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. James Hood, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

2238 Geary Blvd Fl 8

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

(415) 833-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hood's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hood performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Hood performs this procedure more than 60% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hood performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Hood performs this procedure more than 53% of his peers

Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hood performs Thoracoscopic Lobectomy more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Hood performs this procedure more than 47% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy

Dr. Hood's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Open
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Fracture
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Graft vs Host Disease
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Thymectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymomas
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Hood, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1988 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Thomas Jefferson University
Fellowship Hospital
1994
La State University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
La State University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1994
1989
1988

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