Dr. Peter Tuxen, MD

Dr. Peter Tuxen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Peter Tuxen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Stockton, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

1901 N California St

Stockton, CA 95204

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Anal Fistula
more than 71% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 71% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 67% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Appendectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Sf Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • San Joaquin Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Suburban Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Peter Tuxen, MD
Great Surgeon. I came in with an abscess and was completely miserable and Dr Tuxen took immediate action. I was feeling better in no time.
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Tom in Stockton, CA – Oct 09, 2016
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My dad was a patient of Dr. Tuxen and he was amazing with him. My husband and I have had a colonoscopy by him also. He's been nothing but professional with us. I would definitely see him again.
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KM in Stockton, CA – Jul 19, 2016
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Dr. Tuxen performed surgery and the results were great. Excellent doctor.
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Stockton, CA – Jul 12, 2016
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The worst Dr I have ever met.He didn't address the issue at all,instead focused on another diagnosis that is not even related.He lied on his report about what I told him in a few spots.He was so rough w the exam and was rude when I cringed.He yelled at me until I cried.He has no bedside manner and...Read More
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Jen in Lodi, CA – Feb 09, 2016
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