Dr. James Macho, MD

Dr. James Macho, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
68 y/o
(2)

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Macho, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1980 and specializes in general surgery and critical care surgery.

Clark and Macho MDs

909 Hyde St Ste 501

San Francisco, CA 94109
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
normal
more than 5% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Macho "Caring, compassionate, and patient centric care."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Surgical Procedures

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Macho has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Macho does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Macho and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Macho's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Macho to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Macho'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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Macho accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Macho has admitting privileges

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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