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Dr. Thomas Vecchione, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 77

Dr. Vecchione

Thomas R Vecchione MD

3399 1st Ave San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. Thomas Vecchione, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in general surgery and cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery.


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Biography

Dr. Thomas Vecchione, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in general surgery and cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Education

West Penn Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Harvard Brigham Hospital
Residency Hospital
Lac Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Miami
Residency Hospital
Lac Usc Med Center
Internship Hospital
1967
Ohio State University / College of Medicine
Medical School
1967

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(619) 312-4023

Dr. Vecchione accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Covered California - Bronze PPO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
SmartCare HMO
Tricare
WholeCare Network HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Molina
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Sharp Health Plan
Blue Choice
Gold Value
Health Premier
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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. Vecchione's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Black Eye
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vecchione treats Black Eye more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Vecchione treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vecchione performs Adjacent Tissue Transfer more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Vecchione performs this procedure more than 49% of his peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vecchione performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Vecchione performs this procedure more than 44% of his peers

Dr. Vecchione's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Cancer
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Wound Repair

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67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)