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As a general surgeon in Walnut Creek, Dr. Fernando Otero performs surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the abdomen and related structures, like hernias or tumors.


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Bay Area Surgical Specialists Inc. a Medical Corporation  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Fernando R. Otero is accepting new patients at this office.


(925) 932-0139


365 Lennon Lane, Suite 250, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-5915

Office Details

Doctor Specialty General Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Languages Spoken English

Comprehensive Wellness is conveniently located across the street from John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.  You will find ample parking.  Norcal Imaging is in the building next door to our clinic so it is easy to get same day x-rays.  The Walnut Creek Bart station is less than 2 miles away. 

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Otero
Dr. Otero



Dr. Fernando Otero graduated from University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine in 1983.

Dr. Otero has one office in California where he specializes in General Surgery.

Dr. Otero works with seventy-one doctors including Dr. Kalyani Maganti and Dr. Peter Binstock.


Education & Training  

Medical School

Hospital Affiliations

  • John Muir Health
  • Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region
  • Northbay Healthcare Group
  • Sutter East Bay Hospitals

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Dr. Otero's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  

Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Otero, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  • Doctor participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 112 
  • Number of Services: 26428 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 108 
  • Number of Medical Services: 5486 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 426 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 426 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 69 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 136 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 119 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 119 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 52 
  • Number of Female Patients : 226 
  • Number of Male Patients: 200 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 188 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 66 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 40 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 116 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 224 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 202 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 17% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 12% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 10% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 7% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 44% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 72% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 17% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 21% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 60% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 64% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 52% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 6% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 25% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 4% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 8% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $14,869,838.00 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $3,794,595.01 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $2,957,727.14 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $2,415,594.32 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $14,836,213.00 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $3,790,637.91 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $2,954,626.74 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $2,412,493.92 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 4 
  • Number of Drug Services: 20942 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 200 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $33,625.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $3,957.10 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $3,100.40 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $3,100.40 

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