Dr. Phillip Dickinson, MD

Dr. Phillip Dickinson, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Phillip Dickinson, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in La Mesa, CA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

8554 La Mesa Blvd

La Mesa, CA 91942

Contact Information

(619) 464-4469

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Dr. Dickinson's Experience

Dr. Dickinson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

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.


  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Dickinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickinson to family and friends
based on 22 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Dickinson's 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 (9)
El Cajon, CA |
My friend was already going through hell and this guy did not help one bit. There was dumb choices made by this so called professional. My friend went there to get treatment to feel better, not to argue about what needs to be done or how much money you can pull off the insurance company. In short, this guy is an idiot and deserves to have his license pulled.
in CA |
Worst surgeon his quick to take the money !!! Be ware people I have been in a lot of pain for over 6 months now don't go threw the same mistake as I did
Tustin, CA |
This man disgusts me. Communication was perfect UNTIL the surgery. My fiancé has been in agony for months and a new doctor was brought aboard for corrective purposes. Right after the initial surgery they made her seem like she was wrong about pain when in fact a couple weeks later they determined she had an infection and his second incision ensued. It seemed he stayed away after surgeries and just had his subordinates check up. We trusted this team and now it's sad to see my future wife so down
Chino Hills, CA |
By far the worst surgeon my sister had been seen for what she was told was a simple procedure when she was seen Dickinson didn't tell her what she needed to do to prepare herself nor what she should have expected before. As the doctor you should research your patient and there needs before doing any kind of surgery on anyone my sister has lupus she has had this since she was 17 she is now 28 she takes medicine on a regular basis including steriods Dickinson didn't tell her that she is at risk of
in Guatay, CA |
The vey best, from diagnosis to surgical procedure. Excellent job. Excellent person.
La Mesa, CA |
Dr. Dickinson's office is nicely decorated. His staff is bright, helpful and attentive. Mary and Brianna definitely make a great team. Dr. Dickinson is knowledgeable, friendly and knows how to get the job done. If you choose this office you can't go wrong!
San Diego, CA |
Dr. Dickinson is knowledgable, personable and gifted. He has a great heart. He has gone on many medical missions and does as much as he can for the patient. His will to find a solution is what makes him so special. He personally saved my friends life. His dedication as a physician is exemplary. His office is very nicely decorated. Staff is very friendly and efficient. His Nurse Mary is kind and informative. Breanna is fast and ALWAYS returns messages (not something you see in offices these days)
in La Mesa, CA |
Dr. Dickinson has operated on me 3 times--twice in the hospital and one minor procedure in his office. All procedures turned out very well. I think he is skilled, considerate, and very attentive to details, especially in his follow-up care. I have recommended him to friends. Mary and Breanna, his office staff, have also shown me courtesy and consideration in answering my questions and scheduling appointments for me.
La Mesa, CA |
Dr. Dickinson is a conscientious, dedicated, thoughtful and bright surgeon. He has great insight into OVERALL heath and well-being. Both Mary and Breanna are efficient, caring and take the time to really help you in this crazy healthcare world!!!
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Dr. Dickinson accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value
    Health Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Dickinson has admitting privileges

Sharp Grossmont Hospital
5555 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
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