Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male
  
Dr. Eisenstein
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

UC San Diego Health

3855 Health Sciences Dr La Jolla, CA 92093

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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Eisenstein has more experience with Transplant Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Eisenstein to book an appointment.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Eisenstein accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Transplant Surgery

Transplant surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on replacement of damaged or diseased organs with healthy donor organs and includes partial, single or multi-organ transplant, as well as living donor organ procurement.

Typically treats 84% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eisenstein performs Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Eisenstein performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

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Dr. Eisenstein's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Suzanne M Fava – Dec 04, 2019
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Dr. Eisenstein is a great doctor. Precise and caring. I'm thankful to be under his care.
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Very, very capable, smart, and personable. Would definitely recommend him!!!
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Biography

Samuel Eisenstein, MD, is a colon and rectal surgeon, specializing in the treatment of colon cancer and other intestinal disorders, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. He is an expert in the surgical treatment of anorectal disorde...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Awards

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Locations

UC San Diego Health

Moores Cancer Center3855 Health Sciences Dr La Jolla, CA 92093
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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

San Diego, CA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)