Dr. Tom Mahendra, MD

Dr. Tom Mahendra, MD

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Age 76
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Dr. Tom Mahendra, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lancaster, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Colombo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in general surgery.

1331 W Avenue J Ste 203

Lancaster, CA 93534

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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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. Mahendra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mahendra performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Mahendra performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Anal and Rectal Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mahendra treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Mahendra treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mahendra performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Mahendra performs this procedure more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Mahendra's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Segmentectomy, Open
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Tom Mahendra, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lancaster, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Colombo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

St Lukes Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Tex Heart Institute
Residency Hospital
1979
Einstein Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1968
University Of Colombo, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
1979
1968

Dr. Mahendra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mahendra

2.9

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
40%
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4 Stars
10%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
50%
(5)

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DR. Naren, is the most caring and loving Dr who takes time with you to explain all your medical concerns,and he will take great care of you I have, been going to him for over 5 years and I wouldn't want anyone else,so if your looking to change your Dr.then hes the one you need to get,hes truly a...Read More
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My wife had an abdominal wall repair (thought to be a hernia until surgery) with Dr. Mahendra at Antelope Valley Hospital. Once we had to reschedule (3 days max). 3 times since then she has been rescheduled and it has now been 7 weeks without a follow-up. When asked they denied that she had even...Read More
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No follow up at the actual surgery institute. The office couldn't get me in for 3 weeks after. Tried to schedule my follow up no call back when I left messages also very rude and dismissive. When I got to the office he didn't even show up on time for work he showed up 30 minutes after my...Read More
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