Dr. Stefan Moldovan, MD

Dr. Stefan Moldovan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Stefan Moldovan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, Facultatea De Medicina in 1989 and specializes in general surgery and complex general surgical oncology.

225 E 2nd Ave Ste 340

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(760) 291-6979

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
more than 77% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 65% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

43  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Fistulogram
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Care and Management

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.


  • The Gh. Lazar National College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, Facultatea De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Intern In Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Resident In Surgery, Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Resident In Surgery, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Research Fellow, Dept. Of Surgery, Baylor College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Research Fellow, Dept. Of Surgery, UCLA Medical Center and Va Wadsworth Hospital, Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Moldovan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Moldovan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Moldovan to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Moldovan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I went to Dr. Moldovan with severe Diverticulitis. I had been putting off this Surgery due to fear. He was so wonderful and the outcome was great. He's the man in my book!
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Besides being a very nice guy, he's a very good doctor. I went in for colon cancer stage one, which turn into stage 3. I really think if it wasn't for him doing a great job on my difficult and ongoing problems and surgery's, I would not be alive today. Thanks to him and his staff for the excellent...more
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I have had multiple different surgeries by Dr Moldovan. All my outcomes have been great. I have complications with more than one and he has gone out of his way to make sure he has offered me the best options. He has always been honest with me about what to expect for outcomes and is always on the...more
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Excellent!!! Patiently explained,with drawings, the problem, and the options available surgically. He was kind enough to make his recommendation. His staff is very caring & professional,as well.
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