Dr. Lydia Cassorla MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Lydia Cassorla is an anesthesiologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center. She received her medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Cassorla accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 36 doctors at San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 178 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Anesthesiology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: General Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic

Clinical Interests: Anesthesiology

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • French

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1980–1983

Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979–1980

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1983–1984

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1979

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Other Training, Business, 2002–2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 30 years in Anesthesiology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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