Dr. Stephen Sentovich, MD

Dr. Stephen Sentovich, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Stephen Sentovich, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in South Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1987 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

209 Fair Oaks Ave

South Pasadena, CA 91030

Contact Information

(877) 998-7546

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Background Check

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. Sentovich's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sentovich treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sentovich treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sentovich treats Colorectal Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sentovich treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sentovich treats Anal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sentovich treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sentovich's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
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
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

"Stephen M. Sentovich, M.D., joined City of Hope in 2014 and serves as the Chief of the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He has been named multiple times as one of "America's Top Doctors" both here and in Boston where he was the Chief of Colon a...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1994
Creighton University
Fellowship Hospital
1992
University Of California Irvine Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1988
University Of California Irvine Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1987
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1984
Uc Riverside
Undergraduate School
1994
1992
1988
1987
1984

Awards

Dr. Sentovich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sentovich

3.2

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(3)

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misdiagnosed me in the beginning....had multiple procedures done for the same issues...seems like he might have been rushed each time to complete all his surgical appointments...
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Stage 4 colorectal, age 39. Dr. Sentovich performed a resection and an ostomy reversal. My digestion is now normal. I highly recommend him. CJ Josef
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Basic PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Medicaid
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans

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