Dr. James Waisman, MD

Dr. James Waisman, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Waisman, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Duarte, CA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

1500 Duarte Rd

Duarte, CA 91010

Contact Information

(800) 826-4673

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pleural Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
73

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Thoracentesis

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waisman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Waisman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waisman to family and friends
5.0
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Waisman'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 La Palma, CA |
Dr. Waisman is so amazing! He is very kind, and truly caring, and extremely knowledgeable! He continually is learning about the latest treatments, and how he can best help his patients. He stays on the cutting edge. I am so thankful to have Dr. Waisman as my Medical Oncologist! He has been my MO since 2012.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Waisman accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
    Affiliated Health Funds PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Benefit Panel Services
    Benefit Panel Services PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO

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