Dr. Mauricio Escobar Jr, MD

Dr. Mauricio Escobar Jr, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mauricio Escobar Jr, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in pediatric surgery.Read his story

Mary Bridge Children's Health Center

311 S L St

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 77% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 75% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Escobar Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Escobar Jr "Mauricio A. Escobar, Jr., MD, FACS, FAAP, is a board-certified general surgeon with Special Qualifications in Pediatric Surgery from the American Board of Surgery. In addition to pediatric surgical conditions, such as appendicitis and hernias, he has clinical interests in pediatric urological conditions, trauma, and tumors. In his free time, he collects comic books. The services Dr. Escobar provides include: Neonatal surgery Pediatric surgical oncology Pediatric trauma General pediatric surgery Pediatric thoracic surgery Part of MultiCare Connected Care Clinically Integrated Network."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Escobar Jr "I partner with patients and their families to help them make health care choices that align with their goals. I am honored and humbled to serve children and infants, and strive to foster a caringand trusting environment. My hope is that parents know I will care for their children as if they were my own, using the latest in minimally-invasive techniques to ease recovery and provide comfort."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

34  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Baylor College of Medicine - Houston
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • State University Of New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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