James Tatum, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Board Certified in General Surgery and
Surgical Critical Care
Specialty in Esophageal Surgery

"I enjoy the opportunity to successfully treat complex technical problems. Surgery allows me the opportunity to do that in an environment where it directly improves people's lives and I think that is most rewarding."


1760 Termino Avenue Suite #G18
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 494-6700
(562) 391 -0180 Fax


Monday – Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm


English, Spanish Handicap Access

ProHealth Partners

A Medical Group, Inc.

James Tatum, M.D.

Board Certified in General Surgery and
Surgical Critical Care
Specialty in Esophageal Surgery

Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Washington School of
Seattle, Washington
Internship and Residency
University of Southern California and
Los Angeles County Hospital
Los Angeles, CA
Surgical Critical Care
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Advanced GI Surgery
Esophageal Disease
Keck Hospital of the University of
Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Hobbies and Interests

I grew up on a farm and worked through school for the U.S. Forest Service fighting fires and building wilderness trails. Now I enjoy being outdoors with my son hunting birds, hiking, fishing and sailing out on the open sea.

Hospital Affiliations

St. Mary's Medical Center
Lakewood Regional Medical Center
Los Alamitos Medical Center
Reagan Street Surgery Center
MemorialCare Long Beach
Medical Center

ProHealth Partners A Medical Group, Inc.

ProHealth Partners is a group of primary care physicians, specialists and healthcare organizations with locations throughout the Greater Long Beach area and surrounding communities. Our physicians are committed to making health care convenient and responsive to the individual needs of you and your family.

With contracts with virtually every health plan in the Greater Long Beach area, Los Angeles County and Orange County, you are assured access to physicians in ProHealth Partners. Our physicians are on staff at many of the hospitals in the local and surrounding areas.

Look for your ProHealth Partner physician by name in your medical plan, HMO, PPO or IPA listing. For more information visit our website, ProHealthPartners.com

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