Dr. Jane Kakkis, MD

Dr. Jane Kakkis, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Jane Kakkis, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in breast surgical oncology and general surgery.

9900 Talbert Ave Ste 103

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 63% of peers
Breast Cancer
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Kakkis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kakkis "Each patient has a unique condition and deserves an individualized and coordinated approach to their disease, especially if it is breast cancer. I specialize in oncoplastic approaches to breast cancer treatment and provide optimal cosmetic results. I treat the whole patient including surgery, nutrition, stress reduction, fitness and immune enhancement. I can provide high risk screening, first opinions and second (or third) opinions regarding your diagnosis and treatment. I offer appointments urgently for patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer as well as for patients with a lump or a problem found on their mammogram. I work in a coordinated Breast Care program and have the opportunity to work with extremely skilled physicians who specialize in pathology, radiology, radiation oncology and medical oncology. We provide close, team oriented care to patients in need of our services."
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2  Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Pomona College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCLA Med Ctr/UCLA D Geffen School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kakkis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kakkis' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kakkis to family and friends
20 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kakkis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I am thrilled to have found such a competent Dr for my surgery. Upon getting 2nd opinions I was told that if I was considering Dr Jane Kakkis that I already had the BEST Breast surgeon and to venture no further. Her Asst Mai is a pleasure, Diane her coordinating nurse is Awesome and full of...more
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