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Dr. Peter Vanwagenen, MD

General Surgery
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Tacoma, WA
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Peter Vanwagenen, MD

Dr. Peter Vanwagenen, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Tacoma, WA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 49 years of experience. They graduated from Stanford University|Stanford University School of Medicine and is affiliated with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Joseph Medical Center.

Dr. Vanwagenen works at Group Health Specialty Center in Tacoma, WA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Vanwagenen's Office Locations

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    Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    209 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 366-5859
    08:00 - 17:00
    08:00 - 17:00
    08:00 - 17:00
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    • Aetna
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    About Dr. Peter Vanwagenen, MD

    • General Surgery
    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
    NPI Number
    • 1942367438
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    Education & Certifications

    • Wadsworth Va Med Center
    • Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center|Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Medical Education
    • Stanford University|Stanford University School of Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
    • St. Joseph Medical Center

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    Dr. Vanwagenen works at Group Health Specialty Center in Tacoma, WA. View the full address on Dr. Vanwagenen’s profile.

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