Dr. Ernest Rector, MD

Dr. Ernest Rector, MD

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Dr. Ernest Rector, MD is an urology doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He has been practicing for 27 years.

Dr. Ernest R. Rector, MD

1 Shrader St

San Francisco, CA 94117
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rector does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure

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

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rector has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rector has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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St. Mary's Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Rector is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Rector's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rector to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Rector's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Monterey, CA |
I have know Dr. Rector for 11 years. He is an excellent urologist and after observing him in my capacity as Anesthetist and now as my own urologist. I could of gone to anyone in the Bay Area and work with other urologists as well. His office wait times short.
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in San Francisco, CA |
1) Lacking in bedside manner: while objectivity/dispassionate demeanor are good traits for a doctor to have, they should be balanced by a tiny amount (at least) of empathy. Dr. Rector did not display anything remotely approaching this - in fact displayed a strange robotic manner during...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rector accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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 Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rector has admitting privileges

St. Mary's Medical Center
450 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117
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California Pacific Medical Center - Saint Luke's
3555 Cesar Chavez
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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