Dr. Alan Szeftel, MD

Dr. Alan Szeftel, MD

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Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
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Dr. Alan Szeftel, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Santa Monica, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 660W

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Szeftel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hives
normal
more than 73% of peers
Sarcoidosis
normal
more than 70% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 62% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Allergy & Immunology
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Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

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.

Education

  • University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Brigham Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Szeftel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Szeftel does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Szeftel and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Szeftel is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Szeftel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Szeftel to family and friends
1.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Szeftel's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Szeftel accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Szeftel has admitting privileges

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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