Dr. Michael Aguilar, MD

Dr. Michael Aguilar, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male
37 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BPS Healthcare
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • MultiPlan
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company

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Dr. Aguilar's Experience

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Dr. Aguilar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aguilar to family and friends
3.4
based on 37 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Aguilar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Sacramento, CA |
I had surgery some years ago to repair a ventral hernia. Dr. Aguilar performed the procedure which left me feeling great within days. I healed without pain medication and returned for the follow up believing I'd never see him again. Recently, I had a Physical Therapy session where I stretched my abdomen and felt some discomfort. This led to a revisit Dr. Aguilar to make sure I was OK (and subsequently to this review). I highly recommend him to anyone needing hernia repair.
in Antelope,CA |
Very professional and very caring for his patients. He asked questions he also takes the time to listen to what you have to say. I am Grateful to have Him as my doctors...
in Sacramento, CA |
He just performed, using the highest of standards, a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy on me. My experience as a surgical patient was complicated by the fact I'm also a seasoned Perioperative RN. Dr. Aguilar alleviated my anxiety and made me feel comfortable throughout the entire process. I've had zero postoperative complications and now recovering smoothly. Great guy. Excellent surgeon. Hands down.
in Sansacra, CA |
Second surgery for hernia and now looking at possible 3rd hernia and would not consider any other surgeon.
in Sacramento, Ca. |
Amazingly willing to take a look at my wife in her condition when others wouldn't. He is comforting and has gone to extremes taking care of her far past her initial surgical care needs. He checks on her and the family daily. He truly saved her life and is an wonderful man.
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Dr. Aguilar's Care Philosophy

Our hands on personalized patient care 

Dr. Aguilar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California, Davis

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California, Davis

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic