Dr. Susan Cortesi, MD

Dr. Susan Cortesi, MD

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Female  ·  
53 y/o
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Dr. Susan Cortesi, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in general surgery.Read her story

Advanced Surgical Associates

2945 S Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ 85202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mercy Care
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cortesi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortesi treats Breast Diseases more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Cortesi treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Breast Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortesi performs Breast Surgical Procedure more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Cortesi performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Mastectomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cortesi performs Mastectomy more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Cortesi performs this procedure more than 77% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

Dr. Cortesi's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal or Rectal Pain
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Procedure
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Chest Wall Mass
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Jejunostomy Tube Placement
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mass
Mastectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Partial Mastectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Surgery
Thyroid Cancer
Tumor
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide the highest quality surgical care available with an emphasis on advanced surgical procedures and technology. I believe that caring is spoken, believed and practiced. Communication is essential to our effectiveness.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Maricopa Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1995
Maricopa Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
University of Arizona
Medical School
1986
Arizona State University
Undergraduate School
1995
1995
1990
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Cortesi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cortesi

4.5

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Cortesi's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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This was my first visit to Dr. Cortesi and I adore her!! She is the best doctor I have ever gone to. She was personable and compassionate and understanding about my health issues. She explained what she was doing throughout her exam. She explained all my options to me and gave me the choice to...Read More
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I remember meeting while working at Banner Hospital. She was highly talked about, respected by peers and her personality was fantastic. I had a hernia repair and was greeted by Dr. Cortesi who made my husband and I feel more like we were friends, not just a numbered patient. Our follow up...Read More
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I needed a large excision of a ruptured cyst. I asked my PCP for a recommendation to the best female general surgeon he knew. He recommended Dr. Cortesi.. I am so glad! She did a superb job removing a difficult cyst with an attached structure. She skillfully closed the incision such that there...Read More
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Dr. Susan Cortesi made me feel like I mattered and was very thorough in explaining my diagnosis. She was very knowledgeable and professional in taking the time to answers my questions, and her analogy was easy to understand. Dr. Cortesi and her medical team took very good care of me, which felt...Read More
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I was told I had Breast Cancer . My PCP recommended Dr. Cortesi . Thank my lucky stars !!! She was compassionate caring professional. I felt totally in good hands , at that they were. I can't say enough except how grateful I am. and it even goes beyond that. The office staff is amazing , if I...Read More
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Locations

Advanced Surgical Associates

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(480) 267-9151

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Bankers Life and Casualty
Banner Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus PPO
Health Net
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Mercy Care
State Farm
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
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