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    Overview

    Samuel Eisenstein, MD, is a colon and rectal surgeon, specializing in the treatment of colon cancer and other intestinal disorders, including Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis. He is an expert in the surgical treatment of anorectal disorders such as hemorrhoids, fistulas and fissures. Dr. Eisenstein performs a variety of minimally invasive surgical procedures including laparoscopy, single-incision laparoscopy, robotic surgery, transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) and transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS).As an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Dr. Eisensteins research is focused on colon cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases and the association between anal fistulae and Crohns disease. He also studies the immune systems involvement in cancer development and the potential for using oncolytic viruses (viruses that kill cancer cells) to treat certain cancers. His research has been published in a variety of journals, including Cancer Research and Journal of Cell Science & Therapy. Dr. Eisenstein completed his fellowship in colorectal surgery and his general surgery residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University. Dr. Eisenstein is board-certified in general surgery.He is a member of the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/colorectal/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Colon & Rectal Surgeon (Proctologist)

    Surgeon

    Hematology / Oncology Specialist

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

    Other Degree - Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York

    Medical Degree - Surgeon

    Medical Degree - Assistant Professor of Surgery

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Colon & Rectal Surgeon (Proctologist), like Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Colon & Rectal Surgeon (Proctologist), like Dr. Samuel Eisenstein, may include:

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health La Jolla - Moores Cancer Center - Gastrointestinal Cancers

    3855 Health Sciences Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 822-6100

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    UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest: Medical Offices North - Surgery Clinic

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (619) 543-6886

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive - Surgical Specialties

    4520 Executive Drive

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (858) 657-8860

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest: Medical Offices North

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (619) 543-6222

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive

    4510 Executive Drive

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Samuel Eisenstein accepting new patients?

    Yes, Samuel Eisenstein is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Samuel Eisenstein offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Eisenstein's office at (858) 822-6100 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Samuel Eisenstein offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Eisenstein's office at (858) 822-6100 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Samuel Eisenstein speak?

    Samuel Eisenstein speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Samuel Eisenstein have?

    Samuel Eisenstein is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

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