Dr. John Prendergast, MD

Dr. John Prendergast, MD


Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

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Patient empowerment is probably the most philosophically exciting idea to emerge in medicine in recent years. Patients can, and must, be educated to play the primary role in maintaining their own health.


Dr. John Prendergast, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 80 years old and has been practicing for 54 years. Dr. Prendergast is affiliated with Mills-Peninsula Medical Center and Sequoia Hospital.

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    Dr. Prendergast's Care Philosophy

    Patient empowerment is probably the most philosophically exciting idea to emerge in medicine in recent years. Patients can, and must, be educated to play the primary role in maintaining their own health.

    Dr. Prendergast's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  Sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      Dr. Prendergast has received 1 sanction

      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
      • Physical or Mental Condition (7/20/2015)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: California
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    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bone Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Coma
    • Diabetes Ketones
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetes-Like Neuropathy Symptoms
    • Diabetes-Like Pressure Ulcer
    • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
    • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Gastroparesis
    • Diabetic Hypoglycemia
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • Diabetic Nephropathy
    • Diabetic Neuropathy
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Goiter
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Obesity
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Rickets
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Thyroiditis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Weight Loss


    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1963

    • Internship Hospital
      William Beaumont Hospital

      Completed in 1964

    • Residency Hospital
      Henry Ford Hospital

      Completed in 1968

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Calif San Francisco

      Completed in 1970

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    • Endocrinology & Metabolism

    Procedures Performed

    • Bone Density Scan
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Diet Counseling
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Exercise Counseling
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation