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Dr. Charles Elboim

General Surgery
Santa Rosa, CA
50 years experience male

Locations

Office

Santa Rosa, CA

Address

121 Sotoyome St. Ste 203, Santa Rosa, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

General Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Mastitis and cancer: Mastitis does not cause cancer. However, your physician needs to evaluate you for what might be causing the mastitis.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Breast radiation: There are different ways to give radiation to the breast. The most common type, external beam tangential xrt, is like a flashlight. Only the area that... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Femara (letrozole) drug interact: I am unaware of any interaction between the 2 drugs. Mucin ex is usually given for a short time while Femara (letrozole) is commonly prescribed for 5 ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Hard lump Dx: Any hard lump should be evaluated by your physician. It could be as simple as a benign fatty tumor called a lipoma to more serious conditions.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Breast size & weight: Not usually. Women's breasts can contain a lot of fat cells, which are invariably lost when you lose weight.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Wt. loss & Arimidex (anastrozole): Arimidex (anastrozole) does not usually cause weight loss, unless your mother is having GI problems with it. Is she complaining of abdominal pain or n... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Between 74-81%.: The answer partly depends on whether your Mom has Stage IIA or IIB breast cancer. But it's even more complicated than that. In some ways, it is good t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Femara (letrozole) ovulation: Gemara can actually cause ovulation in pre-menopausal women who are trying to get pregnant. It is used to treat estrogen receptor positive breast canc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Large breast lump: It all depends on what the diagnosis is. Usually, the diagnosis is made prior to operation, so the surgeon can plan ahead. A core needle biopsy establ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Elboim
General Surgery 50 years experience
Many types: There are many types of brain tumors, both benign and malignant (cancer). However, even benign brain tumors can cause serious problems, depending on w... Read More

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Testimonials
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Recommendations
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Elboim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Elboim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Graduated 1972MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Vermont College of Medicine, VT
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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