Dr. James Hood, MD

Dr. James Hood, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Hood, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

2238 Geary Blvd Fl 8

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

(415) 833-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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more than 59% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 5% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hood to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hood's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Dr. Hood accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hood has admitting privileges

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center
2425 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94115
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