Dr. James Macho, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in general surgery and critical care surgery.


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(415) 578-1768

Dr. Macho accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

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

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Macho performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Macho performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Macho treats Inguinal Hernia more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Macho treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Macho treats Hemorrhoids more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Macho treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Macho's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Caring, compassionate, and patient centric care.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1986
UCSF Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1984
UCSF Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1981
UCSF Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1980
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1986
1984
1981
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

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