Dr. Catherine Forest, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Catherine Forest, MD
Dr. Catherine Forest, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Los Altos, CA. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Forest is affiliated with Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

960 N San Antonio Rd Ste 101

Los Altos, CA 94022

Contact Information

(650) 498-9000

Dr. Catherine Forest, MD

Dr. Catherine Forest, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Forest's Experience

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Dr. Forest's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
188

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization Administration
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections 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

  • Uc Santa Cruz
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Ucsf
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Santa Rosa Family Medicine-Affiliated Ucsf
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Santa Rosa Family Medicine-Affiliated Ucsf
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • California Health Care Leadership
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Uc Berkeley School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forest has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Forest's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forest to family and friends
2.1
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Forest's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Los Altos, CA |
Dr. Forest is very nice but not very professional. If you want someone who advocates for you and your health,she's not the right person. She was late for every single visit and was incredibly rushed. Sometimes my meds wouldn't even be ready at the pharmacy and some orders weren't sent on time. Terrible care coordination! Definitely changing PCPs, not a good experience and I gave her many chances because I really wanted to like her.
San Jose, CA |
She goes above and beyond, very trustworthy.
Sunnyvale, CA |
Was very caring and practiced informed consent. Was not judgemental and explained everything.
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Dr. Forest accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    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
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Basic PPO
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Forest has admitting privileges

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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