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Dr. Stephen Cesar, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Cesar

Peace Health Medical Group

4545 Cordata Pkwy Ste 1E Bellingham, WA 98226

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Dr. Stephen Cesar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery in 1976 and specializes in general surgery.


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Dr. Cesar accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Coop Core
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Dr. Cesar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cesar treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Cesar treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cesar treats Abdominal Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Cesar treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cesar performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Cesar performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Cesar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • 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)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • 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
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • 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)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Cesar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery in 1976 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1976
University Of Santo Tomas, Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
Medical School
1976

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cesar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cesar

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
42.857142857142854%
(3)
4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(1)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(2)

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Dr. Cesar has operated on me twice and both times I have had an excellent outcome. He reviews a patient's records before the first appt. which instills confidence. He is caring and has a great bedside manner. I would give him 6 stars if I could.
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Dr. Cesar is an excellent surgeon and a good listener with a caring personality, making for a very good surgical experience.
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