Dr. David Geffner, MD

Dr. David Geffner, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
75 y/o
9 reviews

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David Lewis Geffner, MD, FACP, FACE

2020 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 550

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Care Philosophy

Private patients are seen for endocrine disorders including thyroid and diabetes in two UCLA offices. Times may vary according to my teaching schedule. I accept most insurances including Medicare and MediCal. Please call the offices to determine coverage.
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Dr. Geffner's Experience

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Dr. Geffner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Thyroid Disorders
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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

  • New York University (University College Of Arts & Science)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1962
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Va Hosp/B'Klyn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Cornell Cooperating Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • New York Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • UCLA/Wadsworth Va Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • CV Available,
  • www.endocrinology.med.ucla.edu/david_geffner.htm,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Geffner's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Geffner to family and friends
3.3
based on 9 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Geffner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
Venice, CA |
Will not return. He didn't listen nor take time to explain anything. He seemed bored and anxious to get through appointment. I've never had such an uncaring doctor in my life.
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Dr. Geffner accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
  • WellPoint

Hospitals where Dr. Geffner has admitting priveleges

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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