Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

UC San Diego Health - La Jolla 3855 Health Sciences Drive La Jolla, CA 92093 Get Directions
Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD
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 disorders such as hemorrhoids, fistulas and fissures. Dr. Eisenstein performs a variety of minimally invasive surgical procedures including laparoscopy, single-incision laparoscopy, robotic surgery, transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) and transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS). As an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Eisenstein’s research is focused on colon cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases and the association between anal fistulae and Crohn’s disease. He also studies the immune system’s involvement in cancer development and the potential for using oncolytic viruses (viruses that kill cancer cells) to treat certain cancers. His research has been published in a variety of journals, including Cancer Research and Journal of Cell Science & Therapy. Dr. Eisenstein completed his fellowship in colorectal surgery and his general surgery residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University. Dr. Eisenstein is board-certified in general surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

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Moores Cancer Center3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Dr. Eisenstein'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
    Under 10 minutes
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Very, very capable, smart, and personable. Would definitely recommend him!!!
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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 disorders such as hemorrhoids, fistulas and fissures.

Dr. Eisenstein performs a variety of minimally invasive surgical procedures including laparoscopy, single-incision laparoscopy, robotic surgery, transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) and transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS).

As an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Eisenstein’s research is focused on colon cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases and the association between anal fistulae and Crohn’s disease. He also studies the immune system’s involvement in cancer development and the potential for using oncolytic viruses (viruses that kill cancer cells) to treat certain cancers. His research has been published in a variety of journals, including Cancer Research and Journal of Cell Science & Therapy.

Dr. Eisenstein completed his fellowship in colorectal surgery and his general surgery residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University. Dr. Eisenstein is board-certified in general surgery.

He is a member of the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Eisenstein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)