Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMale

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. 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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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Eisenstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eisenstein treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Eisenstein treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eisenstein performs Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Eisenstein performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Repairs
  • Transduodenal Sphincteroplasty
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eisenstein performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Eisenstein performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Eisenstein's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liposuction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Megacolon
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Eisenstein accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Cigna PPO
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Choice Care PPO
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Dr. Eisenstein's Reviews

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5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (2)
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    100% I am completely satisfied with both Dr. Eisenstein's bedside manner including his office staff and surgical team members.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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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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    Apr 07, 2019
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    Very, very capable, smart, and personable. Would definitely recommend him!!!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    About Me

    Biography

    Samuel Eisenstein, MD, is a colon and rectal surgeon, specializing in the treatment of colon cancer and other intestinal disorders, including Crohn’s...Read more

    Specialties

    • Colorectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Eisenstein has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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    What are Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Eisenstein frequently treats Anal or Rectal Pain, Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft), and Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Eisenstein treats.

    Where is Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, MD's office located?

    Dr. Eisenstein's office is located at 3855 Health Sciences Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health

    Moores Cancer Center3855 Health Sciences Dr La Jolla, CA 92093
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Eisenstein is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

    San Diego, CA

    79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

    20 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)