Dr. Joshua Ellenhorn, MD

Dr. Joshua Ellenhorn, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
57 y/o
(6)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joshua Ellenhorn, MD is a general surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in general surgery, complex general surgical oncology, and more.

General and Surgical Oncology

8635 W 3rd St Ste 880W

Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Ellenhorn'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ellenhorn "As a General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist my focus is on providing my patients with the highest quality care personalized to each individual patient. I am a surgeon with extensive clinical experience who has been at the forefront of research and involved in training hundreds of other physicians."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • 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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Cincinnati
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ellenhorn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Ellenhorn is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Ellenhorn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ellenhorn to family and friends
4.2
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Ellenhorn'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 Santa Monica, CA
Dr. Ellenhorn is simply the best. I trusted my life with him and I am so glad I did. I cannot thank him enough for the remarkable care he gave me. How could I adequately thank this man who spent much of his young adult life studying and learning the most advanced ideas and techniques in his field,...more
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