Dr. Kristina Hobson, MD

Dr. Kristina Hobson, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Female  |  
48 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Kristina Hobson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Los Gatos, CA. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

Boulevard Surgical Associates

14850 Los Gatos Blvd

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fissures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

  • University Of California Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of California-Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of California
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Clinic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lahey Clinic Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hobson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Hobson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hobson to family and friends
4.5
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Hobson'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 (4)
Campbell, CA |
Dr Hobson is knowledgeable, caring and spends a good deal of time explaining diagnosis, procedures and process. I am very impressed with her understanding of patients concerns and she can put you at ease about the procedures she will be doing.
in San Jose, CA |
Dr. Hobson is wonderful - kind, caring and patient. I've recommended her to dozens of family members and friends. She has performed 2 colonoscopies and another procedure successfully.
in San Jose, CA |
She has excellent bedside manner and made me feel very comfortable. I will return for follow-up appt when needed.
in Los Gatos, CA |
Office staff rude and no accommodating. Dr. Hobson seamed great until here staff turn rude she was behind them. Al over a note for my wife to take a day off work to take care of me. What is it there business if my wife want to be there for me through the process?
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hobson accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hobson has admitting privileges

Good Samaritan Hospital
2425 Samaritan Dr
San Jose, CA 95124
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