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Dr. Paul Fanta, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Fanta

Dr. Paul Fanta, MD is a hematology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 2001 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Fanta 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
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
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. Fanta's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fanta treats Colorectal Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Fanta treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fanta treats Neuroendocrine Tumors more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fanta treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fanta treats Pancreatic Cancer more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Fanta treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

Dr. Fanta's conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

"Paul T. Fanta, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in treating gastrointestinal cancers. Because the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers has dramatically changed in the past several years, his research intere...

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Education

2001
University Of Arizona
Medical School
2001

Awards

Dr. Fanta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fanta

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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He made my startling reality of getting cancer into a positive learning process of saving my life. I truly value his expertise, knowledge, professionalism, and positivity. He feels like a lifetime friend!
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Dr. Fanta is a caring and thorough oncologist. He has great bedside manner and takes time with patients to answer questions and keep them informed. I would recommend Dr. Fanta to any patient with gastrointestinal cancer.
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He is the best doctor I have ever seen. He is caring, loving and treats us like family. He is also brilliant and amazing. I highly recommend him.
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Dr.Fanta has been my saving Grace. He always keeps my spirits lifted and shows sincere concern for human life.. I highly recommend him for your Cancer care.. His staff also is TOP TIER!
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Dr. Fanta is a kind and compassionate physician. He will go to the end of the Earth for his patients.
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awful. Just awful
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He saved my life. Excellent cancer specialist with the best attitude. Always keeps your spirits up. Highly recommend!
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