Dr. Maxine Gerken, MD

Dr. Maxine Gerken, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Maxine Gerken, MD is a general surgery specialist in Visalia, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

5533 W Hillsdale Ave Ste C

Visalia, CA 93291

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Background Check

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. Gerken's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerken treats Vascular Disease more than 44% of her peers

Dr. Gerken treats this condition more than 44% of her peers

Head and Neck Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerken performs Head and Neck Surgery more than 40% of her peers

Dr. Gerken performs this procedure more than 40% of her peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gerken treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 40% of her peers

Dr. Gerken treats this condition more than 40% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Gerken's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Maxine Gerken, MD is a general surgery specialist in Visalia, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1985
University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1983
University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1979
University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1978
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
1983
1979
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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2012 she performed emergency heart surgery and saved my life. She and her assistant did their jobs well. Forever grateful.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint