Dr. Todd Kanen, MD

Dr. Todd Kanen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Todd Kanen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery.

5333 Hollister Ave Ste 210

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Appendectomy, Open
more than 5% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
more than 5% of peers
Ventral Hernia
more than 5% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

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

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  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Todd Kanen, MD
Dr.Todd Kanen saved my life!! Four years ago I was diagnosed with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ at the age of 45. If it wasn't for his expertise I would not be here. I not only work for Dr. Kanen but have been scheduling Mastectomies for 25 years. I am very blessed to have Dr. Kanen as my boss and life...Read More
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