Leland B Housman, MD Thoracic Surgery

Leland B Housman, MD

Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease and Vascular Surgery
San Diego, CA 92130 (2 other locations)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • On-time appointments
  • Friendly staff

About Leland B Housman MD

Leland B Housman, MD is a health care provider primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in La Jolla, CA. He has 55 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Disease and Vascular Surgery.

Leland Housman has received the following awards:


Dr. Leland B Housman has 3 locations

Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley 3811 Valley Centre Dr San Diego, CA 92130
Scripps Green Hospital 10666 N Torrey Pines Rd La Jolla, CA 92037
Dr. Leland B Housman 10790 Rancho Bernardo Rd San Diego, CA 92127


Dr. Leland B Housman has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Leland B Housman has the following area of expertise

  • Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2013, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2014)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


55 Years Experience

Baylor College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1967

Dr. Leland B Housman Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Vitalidad Plus CA con Aetna
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • 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 PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • 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 Tandem PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • 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
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Leland B Housman

Leland Housman, MD, is a general and cardiothoracic surgeon, specializing in adult cardiac surgery, minimally invasive techniques, valve repair and replacement, varicose vein treatment and venous disorders. He is also experienced in endovenous laser treatment, injection-compression sclerotherapy and ambulatory phlebectomy. Dr. Housman believes the best doctor-patient relationships are developed through open, honest communication. He also believes in finding the best possible treatment options for his patients, including minimally invasive treatments that typically limit or eliminate down time. his clinical practice, Dr. Housman is an avid educator. Throughout his career he has been dedicated to the education of current and future physicians in the field of surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Currently he is an associate professor in the division of cardiothoracic surgery at the University of California, San Diego Medical School, as well as a faculty member in the Mohs Surgery Fellowship program where he educates and trains fellows in the areas of cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgery. He was also honored with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Training Grant while at the University of Oregon Medical School. Dr. Housman is very active in the medical community as a fellow of the American College of Chest Surgeons, the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Surgeons and the International Cardiovascular Society. He is also a member and past president of the San Diego Chapter of the American Heart Association.

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