Dr. James L Pertsch MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. James Pertsch is a plastic surgeon in San Mateo, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Pertsch accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at El Camino Hospital and one of 18 at Mills-Peninsula Health Services who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Hand

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1986–1988

Brown University
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1986

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 24 years in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 22 years in Hand Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 27 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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