Dr. Leland Foshag, MD

Dr. Leland Foshag, MD

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Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o
(7)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Leland Foshag, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in complex general surgical oncology and general surgery.

Leland J Foshag MD

11818 Wilshire Blvd Ste 200

Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of California
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

Learn about Dr. Foshag

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Top Care Areas

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

Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 92% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Foshag'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

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Foshag does not have any board certifications listed.

70  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Wva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Foshag has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Foshag has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foshag's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foshag to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Foshag'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Foshag did my breast biopsy many years ago. He had excellent beside manner. I took his time and explained everything to me. Two years later after my surgery-- you could barely see any scarring. And I never had to come back. He did a much better job than the first surgeon who had performed the...more
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