James L. Buxbaum, MD

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1510 San Pablo St. HC1 - Suite 200 , Los Angeles, CA 90033

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About James L. Buxbaum, MD

Dr. Buxbaum is a national leader in the fields of advanced endoscopy and pancreatology. He is the lead author of national guidelines for the care of patients with disease of the bile duct and pancreas. His research interest include contrast endoscopic ultrasound, new methods to diagnose gastrointestinal cancers at early phases, and cutting-edge strategies to manage pancreatitis. He serves as Associate Editor of the leading endoscopy journal, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, has led multiple high-impact clinical trials and has an active research program funded by the National Institutes of Health.


Dr. Buxbaum performs complex endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), pseudocyst and necrosis management, complex tissue resection including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and double balloon enteroscopy, Additionally, he actively manages patients with complex diseases of the pancreas, bile duct, and small bowel.

I provide comprehensive long-term care to all patients that I have the privilege to work with. At Keck, we have the opportunity to optimize the care of our patients through the most innovative endoscopic technology as well as research concepts in Gastroenterology. Our dedicated team of nurses, coordinators, and nutritionist work to ensure that each patient has the best possible experience.


  • Gastroenterology
Areas of Focus

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Pseudocyst and Necrosis Management

Complex Tissue Resection

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)

Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)

Double Balloon Enteroscopy

Academic Title
Associate Professor (Clinical Scholar)

Insurances Accepted

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Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brand New Day
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • GEHA
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Interplan
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare

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  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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