Dr. Samuel Carvajal, MD

Dr. Samuel Carvajal, MD

Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(32)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Samuel Carvajal, MD is a surgery specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

1560 E Chevy Chase Dr Ste 430

Glendale, CA 91206

Contact Information

(818) 243-1135

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Carvajal's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carvajal "Provide our patients with compassionate and the best medical care possible."
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Specialties

  • Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • 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

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Ca Sf School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carvajal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carvajal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carvajal to family and friends
3.5
based on 32 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Carvajal's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Los Angeles
Dr. Carvajal is an okay doctor. I wish he would spend more time in the room with his patients before running out before we could ask any questions. As for his staff, they’re horrible. Today I had an appointment and they never called to let me know it was going to be canceled. I missed a day of work...more
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in Sunland, CA
I found Dr Carvajal to be a caring, knowledgeable doctor He took the time with me to make sure I understood what was going on with me, his recommendation for treatment and his desire to make sure I was the patient and got what I needed to make an informed decision I ended up having 1/2 my...more
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in Studio City, CA
I wish I could leave 0 stars. I took a good friend to a post op appt because she experienced some very painful issues after a biopsy She left his office crying. He was condescending, mocked her and advised her that her breast looked "beautiful". To say he has no bedside manner is an...more
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in Burbank, CA
I was impressed by Dr. CARVAJAL's accumen at sizing up my situation and giving me the options. I selected the one that seemed best given my situayion which was hermia repair. The method he used allowed for a quick recovery following repair of several hernias discoveted during procedure. He had...more
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in Burbank, CA
Dr. Carvajal is the best, loving, caring, professional doctor that I have ever met. He saved my life twice. First with colon cancer and after one year with the breast cancer. He is talented, professional, and knows his job very well. When my insurance did not want to pay for the surgery, because I...more
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