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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Elsa Hirvela is Excellent. Dr. Hirvela has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Elsa Hirvela, MD is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

Education & Awards

Dr. Hirvela graduated from University of California at San Diego, La Jolla.


Dr. Hirvela has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Alameda County Medical Center - Highland Hospital 
  • UC Davis Med Center 
  • U C Davis Med Ctr 

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Additional Information
Dr. Elsa Ruth Hirvela MD is a female Surgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Where does Dr. Elsa R. Hirvela practice?
Dr. Elsa Hirvela has 1 office location.
Dr. Elsa Hirvela practices Surgery and Surgical Critical Care near Oakland, CA.
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