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Dr. Michael Li, MD

General Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Li

Association South Bay Surgeons

23451 Madison St Ste 340 Torrance, CA 90505

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Dr. Michael Li, MD is a general surgery specialist in Torrance, CA. He graduated from NEW YORK MED COLL and specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and more.


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Very thorough, takes his time with you and made me feel very comfortable about my surgery.
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A great doc. I never felt rushed during the exam. He took his time to ask me questions and he GAVE me time to answer. A good sense of humor. Granted I had a small issue, but I was worried. He definitely gave me piece of mind.
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Dr. Li has great bedside manner and is very thorough explaining everything. He made a very nervous situation into a more pleasant experience.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Li, MD is a general surgery specialist in Torrance, CA. He graduated from NEW YORK MED COLL and specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Scripps Clin & Rsch Inst
Fellowship Hospital
UC Irvine Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
UC Irvine Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
NEW YORK MED COLL
Medical School
University of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • English

Awards

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(310) 373-6864

Dr. Li accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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. Li's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Li treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Li treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Li treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Li treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Li performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Li performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Li's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Debridement
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Intussusception
  • Jejunostomy Tube Placement
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

Locations

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

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83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)