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John M. Robertson, MD

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2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
2285.1 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Specialty Medical Group
Speaks: English

Providence Specialty Medical Group

2121 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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About John M. Robertson

Dr. John M. Robertson, MD, FACS, is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and an active member of several other surgical organizations.

Dr. Robertson has been the director of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Providence Saint John’s Health Center since 1993 and previously served as president of the Medical Staff and chairman of the Department of Surgery and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees.

He has been extensively involved in numerous research studies in the field of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery and presently serves on eight medical staff committees at Providence Saint John’s. Currently, he is the chairman of the Transfusion Committee at Providence Saint John’s and is directing the hospital’s effort in reducing inappropriate blood utilization and, henceforth, improving patients’ outcomes and safety.

Dr. Robertson was recently names chair elect of the Providence Saint John’s Foundation Board of Trustees. When he assumes his role, he will be only the third physician in the 38-year history of the Foundation to hold the position.


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Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center, LA, CA


Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center, LA, CA

Medical School

St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Providence Specialty Medical Group
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Specialty Medical Group

Affiliated Locations
Providence Saint John's Health Center

Clinical Interests

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Adult Onset Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Barrx
  • Bronchial Fistula
  • Bronchial Stenosis
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Centrimag Ventricular Assist Device Removal
  • Centrimag Ventricular Assist Device Surgery
  • Chest Wall Defects Treatment
  • Chest Wall Disorder
  • Chest Wall Injury
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Diaphragmatic Fistula
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Elevated Hemidiaphragm
  • Eloesser Flap Thoracostomy Window
  • Emphysema Surgery
  • Empyema
  • Endobronchial One Way Valve Placement
  • Endoscopic Laser Therapy For Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer Surgery
  • Esophageal Stent
  • External Fistula Of The Trachea
  • Failed Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer Surgery
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Esophagus
  • Mediastinal Abscess
  • Mediastinal Mass
  • Mediastinitis
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mediastinum Cancer Surgery
  • Mesothelioma
  • Metastasectomy
  • Metastatic Rib Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Video Assisted Thyroidectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumor Of The Lung
  • Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (Tos)
  • Omentoplasty
  • Open Biopsy Of Bronchus
  • Open Biopsy Of Lesions Of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy Of Lung
  • Palmar Hyperhidrosis
  • Paralyzed Diaphragm
  • Pectus Carinatum
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pericardiotomy
  • Plantar Hyperhidrosis
  • Pleurectomy
  • Pleurectomy/Decortication (P/D)
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Repair Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Robotic Lung Surgery
  • Segmentectomy
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Sternal Wound Flap
  • Stress Maneuver Testing
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Substernal Thyroid Mass
  • Surgery For Arterial Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Endoscopy
  • Thoracic Reconstruction Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Laser Ablation
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymoma
  • Tracheal Compression
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Stent Placement
  • Tracheobronchomalacia
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tracheostomy Revision
  • Trapped Lung
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery