Dr. Philip M. Bretsky, MD

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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 44

1301 20th St Suite 230
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Dr. Bretsky's Experience

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Dr. Bretsky's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bretsky

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Santa Monica Primary Care
Santa Monica Primary Care
1301 20th St Suite 230
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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    Dr. Bretsky's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Bretsky's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 2008
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Biopsy
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Excisional Biopsy
    • Extremity Ultrasound
    • IV Rehydration
    • Joint Injection
    • Nebulizer Treatments
    • Pap Smear
    • Physical Examination
    • Preventative Care
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Spirometry
    • Stress Echocardiogram
    • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
    • Travel Physicals
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
    • Vaccinations
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    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Asthma
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Memory Disorders
    • Osteoporosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Bretsky

    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

    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Graduated in 2005

    Internship Hospital

    Cedars Sinai Hospital
    Complete in 2006

    Residency Hospital

    Cedars-Sinai Hospital
    Complete in 2008

    Undergraduate Schools

    Swarthmore College
    Graduated in 1993

    Other Education

    Yale Un
    Complete in 1995
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bretsky & 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. Bretsky's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Bretsky has admitting privileges:

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    • Cedars - Sinai Medical Center

    • Providence Saint John's Health Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bretsky

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bretsky to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Bretsky's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 13 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Bretsky
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 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. Bretsky accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Santa Monica Primary Care
    1301 20th St Suite 230
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310) 828-4411 (Office)
    (310) 828-2411 (Fax)
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