Dr. Herman Carstens, MD

Dr. Herman Carstens, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Herman Carstens, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Riverside, CA. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Herman A. Carstens, M.D., Inc.

6926 Brockton Ave Ste 7

Riverside, CA 92506
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Access Care
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Exclusive Healthcare

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carstens "We understand your concerns and fears and try approach your care as a partnership, taking the time to answer your questions. We realize that we are not just providing quality OBGYN care, but we are building lasting relationships as well. We believe that each woman has a right to health care which is respectful of her privacy and her cultural differences, supports her rights to make informed decisions regarding her care, is provided in an atmosphere of mutual respect, follows the standards of the ACOG. We stay updated on the latest technologies, treatments, and procedures through regular continuing education courses. Our practice size facilitates the patient provider relationship and allows the patient to participate in the decision making process. We strive to provide care for our patients with compassion and concern."
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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

27  Conditions Treated

82  Procedures

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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.


  • Whittier Presbyn
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors Inland Empire, 2005-2011
  • Excellence Women Screening Services, 2004
  • Guardian Angel Award, 12/2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Carstens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carstens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carstens to family and friends
70 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

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Dr. Carstens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

The office is extremely outdated and uncomfortable looks dirty and gloomy Dr. Wasn't in.. the nurse practitioner seem uncaring and not very knowledgeable of anything or my prob.and I was referred by my GM Dr. she's all over the place rushing from lunch minutes before my appt never took time too...more
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Came here looking for a birth control option, and the doctor prescibed something my insurence didn't cover. I have called the office 3 times with no help. They all promised to call me back, and i have yet to hear a thing in 3 days. The last call, the staff said they would call the pharmacy and see...more
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Today was the last straw with this office. I have seen dr Carsten himself twice and his PA's at least a dozen times. However since his regular PA left the Brockton office a few years ago I have lost total faith. Wait time anywhere from 1 to 2 hours. Conflicting information and absolutely...more
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The office is always under staffed. The average wait time is over an hour. Dr. Carsten is never there. Over my total pregnancy I met him 1 time. He has a group of doctors he works with and the main physician I met with at all my appointments was not an OBGYN, only a nurse practitioner. She was very...more
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your office girls are rude not willing to help. I called in regards my procedure and this particular girl was not professional with me. What a shame now i need to look for another GYN.
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