Dr. James Sebesta, MD

Dr. James Sebesta, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
(3)

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James Sebesta, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery. He treats obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, abdominal wall hernias, breast cancer, as well as other gastrointestinal surgical diseases. Dr. Sebesta is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, outdoor sports and watching his children's sporting events.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Care Philosophy

I work with a patient to review the problem and the available treatment options to choose a treatment plan that best fits the patient's individual needs. My goal is to improve the lives of my patients and their families by providing the highest quality of care.
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Dr. Sebesta's Experience

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Dr. Sebesta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences, Bethesda
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sebesta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sebesta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sebesta to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Sebesta'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Olalla, WA |
Very caring and willing to explain care, risks and expectations in a kind manner. He always asks what he can do for you before he ends any appt. He accepted my medically complex case when several other doctors would not.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sebesta accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Sebesta has admitting privileges

Multicare Auburn Medical Center
202 N Division St
Auburn, WA 98001
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Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital
401 15th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98372
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MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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