Dr. Oscar Paz-Altschul, MD

Dr. Oscar Paz-Altschul, MD

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Dr. Oscar Paz-Altschul, MD is a trauma surgery specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Universidad nacional de El Salvador in 1982 and specializes in trauma surgery, wound & burn care, and more.

380 E Paseo El Mirador

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Contact Information

(760) 323-6316

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Dr. Paz-Altschul's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Surgery
Burn Injuries
Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
Open Wound
Skin Biopsy
Skin Grafts
Surgery, Trauma
Surgical Procedures
Tracheostomy
Traumatic Injuries

About Me

Biography

Dr. Oscar Paz-Altschul, MD is a trauma surgery specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Universidad nacional de El Salvador in 1982 and specializes in trauma surgery, wound & burn care, and more.

Specialties

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1990
    UCSF-Fresno
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Tampa General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Fairview Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1983
    Fairview Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Universidad nacional de El Salvador
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Paz may be an excellent teaching Dr. or diagnostician but he lacks bedside people skills. Does not speak to the trauma family walks in and out. Speaks in the hallways inapproiately with his personal opinion where the family can hear "got what he deserves" . We fired him from the case.
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I had appendicitis - I did not have the pain I have heard about people having but I did feel very tired; the appendix may have ruptured 24 to 48 hours earlier so that when the surgery was performed, they found a big mess . . . thus, an incision that normally can be made without leaving much of a...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Paz was exceptional. It's rare to find a physician now a days that reads your chart, is able to answer all your questions and spends more than 3 minutes in the room with you. I wish there was more physicians like Dr. Paz in healthcare.
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this man will not listen to you thinks he knows everything I will not do it but it is only a matter of time before some one turns him in . the trouble with palm spring dr,s is that they are in a click patting each other on the back . go to loma linda if you got a problem with your heath .
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