Dr. Robert Adamson, MD

Dr. Robert Adamson, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Robert Adamson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

7910 Frost St Ste 330

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 300-4747

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • Western Health Advantage

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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. Adamson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ventricular Assist Device
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adamson performs Ventricular Assist Device more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Adamson performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Impella Device
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adamson performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Adamson performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adamson performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Adamson performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Adamson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Adamson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1987
University Calif
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University Utah Med Center
Residency Hospital
1980
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1985
1980

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Adamson

4.3

Based on 3 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
33.333333333333336%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Insurance accepted

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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
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value
Health Premier
Western Health Advantage

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