James Pollack, MD, FACS

Dr. James Pollack is a Board-Certified General Surgeon who specializes in the surgical treatment of breast cancer, gastrointestinal diseases and cancer, colorectal diseases and cancer, abdominal wall hernias and anti-reflux surgery. 

He practiced in West Virginia for 15 years before becoming a California transplant. He worked in El Centro for four years before joining Mission Surgical Clinic. Dr. Pollack is well-regarded by patients and colleagues for his skill and knowledge, including laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgery.

Dr. Pollack earned his Medical Degree at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, WV. He then went on to complete a Residency in General Surgery and an Internship at West Virginia University / Charleston Division.

Dr. Pollack is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American Society of General Surgeons, the California State Medical Association and the Imperial County Medical Society.

Dr. Pollack sees patients at Mission Surgical Clinic’s office in Wildomar. He is also on staff at several Inland Empire hospitals. 


  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robot-Assisted Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery
  • Colon Resection
  • Excision of Malignant and Benign Masses

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer treatment
  • Gastrointestinal disease and cancer
  • Colorectal disease and cancer
  • Hernias
  • Reflux disease
  • GERD


  • 1995-1996 — Residency, West Virginia University – Charleston Division
  • 1991-1992 — Internship, West Virginia University – Charleston Division
  • 1991 — Medical Degree, West Virginia University School Of Medicine