Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD

Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

4060 4th Ave Ste 330

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 681-1933

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 96% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Tanaka does not have any board certifications listed.

1

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
7

Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

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

  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Harkness Comm Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Harkness Comm Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • U Hawaii Surg Res
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tanaka has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tanaka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tanaka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tanaka to family and friends
4.8
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Tanaka'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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tanaka accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    LocalPlus
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Tanaka has admitting privileges

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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