Dr. Michael Ditmars, MD

Dr. Michael Ditmars, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Ditmars, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in San Marcos, CA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

400 Craven Rd

San Marcos, CA 92078

Contact Information

(619) 528-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
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more than 73% of peers
Breast Diseases
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more than 54% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 14% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Los Angeles County Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Los Angeles County Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ditmars has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ditmars' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ditmars to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Ditmars' 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in San Diego |
Dr. Ditmars is a highly skilled surgeon. He took extra time during my parathyroidectomy to make sure my vocal cords weren't damaged. After surgery, in recovery, Dr. Ditmars clearly explained everything to my husband regarding my surgery and the outcome. Trust me when I say, Dr. Ditmars is a likable, no-nonsense professional. Prior to surgery he answered my multitude of questions, and demonstrated compassion for me regarding my health concerns. He helped me attain better health, and I'm grateful
Escondido, CA |
Met Dr Ditmars in the ER, I cannot speak to his skill as a doctor, this review is for his bedside manner, it's awful. When the news is death or death maybe be a little more kind to the people in the room who love the patient as well as the patient. You can deliver bad news gently as well as with a sense of urgency. Health grades won't allow me to call him a bad name but I really would like to.
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Dr. Ditmars accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Hospitals where Dr. Ditmars has admitting privileges

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025
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