Dr. Deepak Stokes, MD

Dr. Deepak Stokes, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 68 years old

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Dr. Stokes specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Eureka, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stokes to family and friends
2.9
based on 42 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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in Eureka, CA |
My wife is Dr. Stokes' patient, and I've been with her on all her visits. I am also a physician. I am very impressed with his competence and his manner. He is thoroughly focused on her health. No, he won't waste time discussing politics, sports, or other irrelevant things, but he doesn't miss anything pertinent. He often runs late, but he's well worth the wait. We are both delighted with his care, and I recommend him without reservation.
in Eureka, CA |
He was unresponsive to my feelings and my appointments were less than five min! He forgot important testing I was due for a couple times and didn't remember my name after 3 appointments. He routinely forgot important milestones in my pregnancy, and skipped a pap exam when I had an infection to be re-tested for. I was given a prescription for an anti-biotic that causes birth defects! Luckily I did my own research. in the end I switched to dr nicely down the road, who was awesome!
in Eureka CA |
As a woman dealing with Endometriosis having a good doctor to thoroughly discuss my concerns is very important. I had to have 2 cysts removed from my ovaries a couple of years ago and need to have ultrasounds and anuals regularly. I went to my first appointment with Dr. Stokes and waited an hour before being seen. He was in such a hurry that I didn't get a chance to ask all my questions before being rushed out the door. I would not recommend this office to anyone.
Cutten, CA |
Do not go to this doctor! The office is chaotic and unprofessional, and the doctor didn't even look at my records or paperwork. He met with me for maybe five minutes before recommending major surgery. So I got a second opinion. The new doctor thoroughly reviewed my records and discussed my questions. She told me that not only was surgery unnecessary, but that it would be detrimental. Do yourself a favor and avoid Dr. Stokes' circus of an office and assembly line surgical practice at all costs.
in Eureka, CA |
I decided to give Dr. Stokes a try a couple years ago after a verbal reference from a friend. I went to him for a simple Pap and will never go back. The office was a construction zone, when I finally saw him he hardly paid me any attention. He would ask a question, I would start to respond but he would cut me off before I could get a word out. He obviously didn't care about my concerns or questions. It was especially obvious that he wasn't listening when I asked a question and he ignored it.
Eureka, CA |
Dr. Stokes isn't for everyone but if there is anyone I would want in this county to deliver my baby with a high risk pregnancy it would be him! I personally like and respect him, but he is a busy man and I can see how that would rub some people the wrong way.
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences
  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Med Center Hospital
    Norwalk Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy