Dr. John Okerblom, MD

Dr. John Okerblom, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Okerblom, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Central Coast Family Care

915 E Stowell Rd Ste B

Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Dr. Okerblom's Experience

Dr. Okerblom's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Okerblom "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

209  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Calif Davis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Shasta Cascade
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Okerblom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Okerblom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Okerblom to family and friends
37 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

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Dr. Okerblom's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Okerblom is one of the BEST doctors I’ve ever had, so it’s very unfortunate that his staff is so rude and disrespectful! They NEVER call you back and if they do are extremely rude about it! God forbid if you have urgency or need a refill to be called in! Dr okerblom is THE Best, just don’t know...more
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It's unfortunate that some of his back office staff is incompetent to call back or get the facts right when calling you back.. I self diagnosed myself and demanded to be referred to a surgeon after 1 year of complaining of pain. I have nothing to say now about his front staff. they are amazing and...more
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He is patient, listens and address all your concerns. He genuinely cares for his patients. Sometimes you have to wait to see him, but he is worth the wait!
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