Dr. Peter Crookes, MD

Dr. Peter Crookes, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Peter Crookes, MD is a general surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from The Queen's University Of Belfast, College Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1978 and specializes in general surgery.

1510 San Pablo St Ste 412

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
more than 87% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 86% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Crookes'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Crookes does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated


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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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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.


  • The Queen's University Of Belfast, College Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Crookes has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Crookes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crookes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crookes to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Crookes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Crookes is awesome with bariatric surgery. Excellent surgeon and very compassionate and kind to his pts.
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Dr. Crookes did my RNY surgery and was amazing, I could not have asked for a better experience. From the insurance problems that we went though to the day of surgery. Dr. Crookes was my guardian angel and he saved my life. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Crookes to anyone in need of his...more
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Dr. Crookes & his staff went far beyond what I have ever had a doctor to do. Going out of their way to make my surgery happen helping in the fighting against my insurance company & PC Dr. Dr. Crookes is the Best! Also giving the best care & treatment. ??
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