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Dr. Travis Pollema, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery
5.0 (2)
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Travis Pollema, DO

Dr. Travis Pollema, DO is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from SAMRA UNIVERSITY OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE and is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

Dr. Pollema works at University Of California San Diego Health in La Jolla, CA with other offices in San Diego, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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.

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Dr. Pollema's Office Locations

  1. 1
    University of California San Diego Medical Center
    9300 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-7777
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
  2. 2
    Uc San Diego
    200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 543-2034
  3. 3
    232410 PO Box, San Diego, CA 92193 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-7777
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    Uc San Diego Health System
    9434 Medical Center Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 657-7777

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  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

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Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair

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Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator Chevron Icon
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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) Chevron Icon
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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery Chevron Icon
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Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia Chevron Icon
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) Chevron Icon
Duodenal Polypectomy Chevron Icon
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration Chevron Icon
Endocarditis Chevron Icon
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Impella Device Chevron Icon
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Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator Chevron Icon
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Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant Chevron Icon
Mitral Valve Disease Chevron Icon
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Osteosarcoma Chevron Icon
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement Chevron Icon
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Chevron Icon
Peptic Ulcer Chevron Icon
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Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis Chevron Icon
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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) Chevron Icon
Pulmonary Embolism Chevron Icon
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) Chevron Icon
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy Chevron Icon
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders Chevron Icon
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm Chevron Icon
Secondary Malignancies Chevron Icon
Septal Defect Chevron Icon
Septic Embolism Chevron Icon
Thoracentesis Chevron Icon
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Chevron Icon
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Chevron Icon
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft Chevron Icon
Tracheal Surgery Chevron Icon
Tricuspid Valve Surgery Chevron Icon
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) Chevron Icon
Varicose Veins Chevron Icon
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines Chevron Icon
Ventricular Assist Device Chevron Icon
Ventricular Fibrillation Chevron Icon
Ventricular Septal Defect Chevron Icon
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy Chevron Icon
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    Jan 08, 2022
    It's been just about a year since Dr. Pollema did my double bypass surgery. He and his staff are amazing. I had no idea what to expect and everything was explained and handled better than anyone could think.
    Mark — Jan 08, 2022
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    About Dr. Travis Pollema, DO

    Specialties
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1871752956
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • SAMRA UNIVERSITY OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Travis Pollema, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pollema is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Pollema has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Pollema has seen patients for Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pollema on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Pollema. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pollema.

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