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Kathleen Hertzer, MD, PhD

About Kathleen

Kathleen Hertzer, MD, PhD, is a board certified general surgeon at Marshall General Surgery in Placerville. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.

She finished her general surgery residency at David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. Her clinical interests are broad and include laparoscopic and robotic techniques, acute care and trauma surgery, colorectal, breast, foregut, hernia and other aspects of general surgery. Dr. Hertzer likes to fix problems for patients that make a big difference to their health and comfort.

Prior to joining Marshall, Dr. Hertzer worked in the general surgery department at Kaiser Permanente, Woodland Hills, CA.

Before pursuing a career in medicine, Dr. Hertzer earned a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. She decided against becoming a professional musician, but she still plays at home.

Dr. Hertzer enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling and of course, music. She grew up in the East Bay and is happy to be back in Northern California near family.