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 specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Boulevard Surgical Associates

14850 Los Gatos Blvd

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Hobson'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.

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

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17  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

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Dr. Hobson's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hobson to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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)

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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