Dr. Richard Essner, MD

Dr. Richard Essner, MD

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Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(13)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Essner, MD is an oncology specialist in West Hollywood, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in oncology and general surgery.

Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute

8700 Beverly Blvd Ste AC1050

West Hollywood, CA 90048
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Essner

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Top Care Areas

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

Melanoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Essner'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Essner "Comprehensive cancer care"

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

65  Conditions Treated

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2  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.

Education

  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Nc School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ucla Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Essner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Essner's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Essner to family and friends
13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Essner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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