Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD

Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 76
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Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Tulane U, School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

4060 4th Ave Ste 330

San Diego, CA 92103

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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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. Tanaka's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tanaka treats Obesity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Tanaka treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tanaka performs Stomach Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Tanaka performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tanaka performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Tanaka performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Tanaka's conditions and procedures:

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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Tulane U, School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Education

1977
U Hawaii Surg Res
Residency Hospital
1974
Harkness Comm Hosp
Residency Hospital
1972
Harkness Comm Hosp
Internship Hospital
1971
Tulane U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
1974
1972
1971

Dr. Tanaka's Reviews

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4.8

Based on 6 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Laurence Tanaka, MD
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I had my surgury almost 10 years ago with excellant results. I lost over 100 lbs. and have been able to keep the weight off ever since. Dr. Tanaka is an outstanding surgeon.
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