Dr. Michael L. Coulson, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 46

2980 El Rancho Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Dr. Coulson's Experience

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Dr. Coulson's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Dominican Hospital
1555 Soquel Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95065

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Coulson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SCOTTS VALLEY MEDICAL CLINIC
Scotts Valley Medical Clinic
2980 El Rancho Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    Dr. Coulson's Experience

    Dr. Coulson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Biopsy
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Immunizations
    • Joint Injection
    • Mole Removal
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccinations
    • Wart Removal
    • Well Baby Care
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    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pneumonia
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    Background Check for Dr. Coulson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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

    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Natividad Med Center
    Complete in 1997

    Undergraduate Schools

    Uc Davis
    Graduated in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Coulson & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Coulson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Coulson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coulson to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Coulson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Coulson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Coulson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Less
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    Office Locations

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    SCOTTS VALLEY MEDICAL CLINIC
    Scotts Valley Medical Clinic
    2980 El Rancho Dr
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    (831) 438-1430 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Coulson
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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