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 33 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic 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 33 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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