Dr. Jonathan Leichtling, MD

Dr. Jonathan Leichtling, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
72 y/o
(2)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jonathan Leichtling, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and more.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
more than 84% of peers
Appendicitis
high
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Leichtling'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. Leichtling "Caring, compassionate, patient centered care."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

29  Conditions Treated

27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leichtling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leichtling's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leichtling to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Leichtling'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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