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Dr. Kristina Hobson, MD

Dr. Kristina Hobson, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Female · Age 49


Dr. Kristina Hobson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.


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(408) 358-2868

Dr. Hobson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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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. Hobson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hobson treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Hobson treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Constipation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hobson treats Constipation more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hobson treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hobson performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hobson performs this procedure more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hobson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fissures
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kristina Hobson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Hobson's Reviews

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4.5

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
87.5%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(2)

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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.
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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.
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She has excellent bedside manner and made me feel very comfortable. I will return for follow-up appt when needed.
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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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