Dr. Catherine Chin-Garcia, MD

Dr. Catherine Chin-Garcia, MD

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Dr. Catherine Chin-Garcia, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

795 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

(650) 853-2985

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chin-Garcia performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
normal
more than 71% of peers
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
normal
more than 68% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Chin-Garcia's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

189  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chin-Garcia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chin-Garcia's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chin-Garcia to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Chin-Garcia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Chin-Garcia is the best PCP I have ever had. She embodies what a physician ought to be. She truly listens and understands what her patient wants as it is their bodies. She highly encourages one to do what's best for them personally yet does not condescend and criticize should the patient...more
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