Dr. Russell Stanten, MD

Dr. Russell Stanten, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Russell Stanten, MD is a general surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1985 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

3300 Webster St Ste 500

Oakland, CA 94609

Contact Information

(510) 465-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Stanten'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.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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43  Procedures

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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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Uc Davis Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Uc Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stanten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stanten's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stanten to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Stanten'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Excellent and meticulous surgeon, saved my life. I had triple-bypass surgery on June 27th, and I'm healing remarkably well. Kudos to this man!
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I am a surgeon who just had a heart attack, requiring a coronary artery bypass graft two days ago. Dr Stanten carefully explained all aspects, even though I am aware of them, to be sure I was fully informed. All members of his team visited me pre-op so that i would be familiar with them. Dr...more
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