Andrew Fragen, MD

General Surgery



Dr. Andrew Fragen - MDPhysician AssistantDr. Andrew Fragen - MD


1180 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Suite E421
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 424-8224

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
5 out of 5
1 Ratings

Andrew Fragen, M.D. is a Coachella Valley native, having moved to Palm Springs in 1971.  He is a graduate of Palm Springs High School.  He is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He has had Active Staff membership privileges at Desert Regional Medical Center in 1997.  He is actively involved in Medical Staff Leadership having served many terms on the Medical Executive Committee in various positions, including Department of Surgery Chairman and Chief of Staff.  Along with the Desert Care Network, he is increasing healthcare access in our communities.

Dr. Fragen is accepting new patients and most major insurance plans.


  • Residency: General Surgery, University of Missouri
  • Medical School: St. Louis University
  • Undergraduate: Northwestern University

Clinical Specialty and Interests

  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anti-reflux or GERD
  • Appendectomy
  • Colon surgery-Colon Cancer
  • Esophyx procedure for GERD
  • Excision of soft tissue masses
  • Gallbladder
  • Hernia repair
  • Incision and drainage for infections
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
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Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


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