Dr. Mark C. Takata MD Surgeon

Dr. Mark Takata is a surgeon in La Jolla, California and is affiliated with Scripps Green Hospital. He received his medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and has been in practice for 7 years. Dr. Takata accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Green Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2006

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Laparoscopic Surgery

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery improves candidacy in morbidly obese patients awaiting transplantation.
Takata, M.C., Campos, G.M., Ciovica, R., Rabl, C., Rogers, S.J., Cello, J.P., Ascher, N.L., Posselt, A.M.

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.
Takata, M.C., Duh, Q.

Endoscopic and surgical treatments for achalasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Campos, G. M., Vittinghoff, E., Rabl, C., Takata, M., Gadenst├Ątter, M., Lin, F., Ciovica, R.

See all 6 publications

Insurances Accepted

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