Dr. Jessica Santillano, MD

Dr. Jessica Santillano, MD

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Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Jessica Santillano, MD is a general surgery specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Temple University in 2005 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgery, and more.Read her story

1668 Dominican Way

Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Background Check

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. Santillano's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santillano performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Santillano performs this procedure more than 5% of her peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santillano treats Hemorrhoids more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Santillano treats this condition more than 5% of her peers

Mastectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santillano performs Mastectomy more than 5% of her peers

Dr. Santillano performs this procedure more than 5% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Physician, I believe: Patients should be treated as I want my family to be treated. Trust. Respect. Patients have a right to be informed of risks, benefits and alternatives to treatment. As a General Surgeon, I believe: It is a privledge to k...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2010
    Temple U/Temple U Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2006
    Temple U/Temple U Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    Temple University
    Medical School
    2005
  • 2000
    Harvard University
    Undergraduate School
    2000
  • 1994
    Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Santillano's Reviews

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I honestly can't thank Dr. Santillano enough. She saved my life. Not once but twice. Im 28 years old. When she first saw me in late Jan/early Feb. I stumbled into the emergency room with a very very burst appendix. I was scared and she had such a calming energy. She did the surgery and put me and...Read More
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Dr Santillano's philosophy statement reflects how you are treated. She takes time to explain exactly what your situation is and what the options are. She tells you the pro's and cons of your situation, explains reports and terminology. She takes time to answer questions and makes sure you...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz, CA