Dr. Paul Cisek, MD

Dr. Paul Cisek, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Paul Cisek, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1986 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

317 W Pueblo St

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

(805) 898-3140

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Cisek

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cisek performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cisek's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
Read Less

25  Procedures

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.


  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Temple University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cisek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Cisek does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Cisek and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Cisek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cisek


Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Cisek?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Cisek's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Paul Cisek, MD
Also works at sleazy MEDCENTER in a strip mall. Horrible place with horrible dr. Never examined or looked at effected area. Asked me for name of RX I looked up on Internet. Then,after I said that it caused cancer, he prescribed it. But he wasn't done until he told me all the ways that you could...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option3
Marie – Jul 06, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Paul Cisek, MD?
If you're looking for a doctor that spouts rainbows and unicorns, keep looking. If you want a no BS surgeon that fights for you with your insurance company, goes out of his way to do what needs to be done, don't walk, RUN to see Dr Cisek. Be sure to tell him Randy says Hi!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
Randy R in Santa Barbara, CA – Apr 19, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Paul Cisek, MD?
I loved meeeting him. I enjoyed our person to person conversation, one human being talking to another human being. I was very impressed with his skill level and felt very re-assured when he told me what he thought was going on with my situation. If it comes time to deal with my abdominal aneurysm,...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option6
thumbs down icon option1
John Mudie in Goleta, CA – Jan 19, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Paul Cisek, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Cisek?