Dr. John Gilbert West , MD

General Surgery

(714) 541-0101

Breast Care And Imaging Center
230 S Main St Ste 100
Orange, CA 92868

Overview

A general surgeon by training, Dr. West became fascinated with the multidisciplinary team approach to breast cancer care in the mid 1980%u2019s. His previous experience as a pioneer in the development of regional trauma systems set the stage for his interest in developing a team approach to breast care. He opened Orange County%u2019s first breast care center in 1988, and over the past 20 yrs has been on the cutting edge of developing a team approach to the care of patients with breast problems. Dr. West was born in Texas and raised in San Francisco. He did his undergraduate work at U.C. Berkley, and continued medical and surgical training at U.C.S.F. where he graduated A.O.A. (top 10% of class). He started practice in Orange County in 1973. Dr. West has been named a Best Doctor in America and has been recognized as one of the %u201CBest Doctors in Orange County%u201D. He has been the lead author in 20 peer review articles and has written two books. He continues to be at the forefront of cutting edge breast care issues. He was co-founder and chairman of the board of the Breast Health Awareness Foundation, which is a community outreach program dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer . He has recently been inspired by the work of Michael Porter (Author of Redefining Health Care). Dr. West has made a personal commitment to adapting Porter%u2019s principles of value-based competition to the breast care marketplace. Dr West has been married to his wife Jan, who is also passionate about breast health care. He has two sons. Justin joined Dr. West in practice as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and Matthew is an investor on Wall Street. Dr. West%u2019s interests include physical fitness, gardening, and scuba diving. He is a workaholic who often jokes that his favorite saying is %u201CThank God it%u2019s Monday.%u201D

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Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

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Specialties: General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Oscar Insurance CA
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. West's Office Information

Fax: (714) 454-1045
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sun-

Doctor West's Other Office Information

Breast Link Medical Group Of Orange
230 S Main St Ste 100
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 541-0101

Fax:(714) 454-1045
Website:breastcare.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sun-

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