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Surgical Specialist, Pediatric Surgeon, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud is Excellent. Dr. Fonkalsrud has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Castration (Orchiectomy)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Funnel Chest (Pectus Excavatum)
  • Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
  • Hirschsprung Disease
  • Ileostomy
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Polyps
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Osteotomy
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy
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Education & Awards

Dr. Fonkalsrud graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux)
Restorative Proctocolectomy
Ulcerative Colitis


Dr. Fonkalsrud has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • UCLA Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Eric W Fonkalsrud MD is a male Surgeon and practices in Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Eric W. Fonkalsrud practice?
Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud has 2 office locations.
Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud practices Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
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