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Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology • Male • Age 82

770 Welch Rd Ste 300
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Dr. Potter's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Accepting new patients?

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Packard Childrens Nephrology
Packard Childrens Nephrology
770 Welch Rd Ste 300
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    Dr. Potter's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Nephrology
    • Pediatrics
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    Procedures Dr. Potter Performs

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    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
    • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Stones
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
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    Background Check for Dr. Potter

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Graduated in 1959

    Internship Hospital

    Sacramento Co Hospital
    Complete in 1960

    Residency Hospital

    Chldns Hospital East Bay
    Complete in 1963

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Calif
    Complete in 1968
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Potter & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Potter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

    • Stanford Hospital and Clinics

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Potter

     

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    Packard Childrens Nephrology
    770 Welch Rd Ste 300
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 724-0353 (Office)
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    Dr. Potter's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Potter
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potter to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
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    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

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