Dr. Robert Bristow, MD

Dr. Robert Bristow, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Robert Bristow, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1991 and specializes in gynecologic oncology.

101 the City Dr S Bldg 29

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 456-8000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
more than 99% of peers
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Bristow'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

  • Gynecologic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

42  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • 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.

Education

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • UCLA Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bristow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bristow's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bristow to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Bristow'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

Patient Comments (3)

I would like to give Dr. Bristow a raving review. He is my Superstar! I'm alive today because of his immense wisdom and incredible knowledge in treating ovarian cancer (8 yr survivor - stage 3C). Dr. Bristow is extra special because he also has a terrific bedside manner, unlike many other...more
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Dr. Bristow was is an excellent doctor. I highly recommend him. He is extremely knowledgable, kind, thoughtful, listens carefully, is good/patient at explaining things, and is clearly an expert in ovarian cancer (see NYTimes article that explains the research he did). I had surgery with him 2...more
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Had no bedside manner. Maybe a great surgeon, but i mostly saw his interns at office. Operated and i never saw him before or afterwards. Had interns visit after surgery. Had bleeding and didn't help. I had to go see my obygn to get cauterized.
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