Dr. Charlie Kano, MD

Dr. Charlie Kano, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

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Dr. Charlie Kano, MD is a hospice & palliative medicine specialist in Merced, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in hospice & palliative medicine and family medicine.

Merced Faculty Associates

240 E 13th St Ste B

Merced, CA 95341
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Kano's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kano "Care of people of all ages and both genders that emphasizes patient-centered, evidence based, whole person care provided through a multidisciplinary team approach in settings that reduce barriers to access and use advanced information systems."

2  Specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

8  Procedures

  • Circumcision
  • Colposcopy
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Lesion Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Vaccination

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.


  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Merced Commun Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kano to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 1

Dr. Kano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is a good dr and when i need to see him he is always willing to see me.he listen to me when im talking to him, he do not ever seem to be in a rush,and if he cant see you for some reason he will get you a appoment with one of his dr's
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Dr. Kano is a truly understanding doctor who is very knowledgeable and kind. I'm always comfortable talking with him and as a teen back then, he always told me what bad things to stay away from-almost like a mentor. He shows that he cares and educates you about everything he diagnoses you with.
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I my experience, in being a patient for almost 2 years Dr Cano has been great. Dr. Cano is extremely knowledgeable and caring. He honestly takes an interest in his patients health issues and truly relates well with those of us dealing with chronic pain. Dr. Cano's personal assistant Olga is...more
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