Dr. Joel Sarachek, MD

Dr. Joel Sarachek, MD

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Dr. Joel Sarachek, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in family medicine.

2428 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 200

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

(310) 998-5868

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

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Dr. Sarachek's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Hearing Screening
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hip Sprain
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Runner's Knee
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tobacco Use Disorder
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joel Sarachek, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Santa Monica Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
1992

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3.7

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My family and I have been patients of Dr Sarachek for over 12 years. He is an excellent doctor who has looked after me, my husband and kids through many issues. I highly recommend him if you are looking for a wonderful and highly competent family doctor.
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My husband and I have been patients of Dr. Saracheck for about 14 years. We have been more than satisfied and have total confidence in him. He is attentive during visits, questions and investigates before making a diagnosis, is conservative about requesting tests, and answers emails the same...Read More
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I have been coming to Dr.Sarachek for over 11years. He has been amazing I trust his judgment and he is almost always on target with his diagnosis. My family and I have been very satisfied with the way he takes care of us.
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Joel comes off as a nice guy, and maybe he is but as a professional care giver he's either completely overwhelmed with his job or incompetent.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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