Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD

Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD is a pulmonologist in Sherman Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1977 and specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 502

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Contact Information

(818) 325-0200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Adelson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Respiratory Management
very high
more than 99% of peers
Respiratory Failure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pneumonia
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Adelson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Lac Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Lac Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adelson's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adelson to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Adelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very condescending and unreceptive to listening to patient questions and concerns. Dr. Adelson attended to my mother while at Barlow - Valley Presbyterian. He was dismissive when listening to the concerns we had regarding her ventilator weaning. Every discussion we had with him was met with curt...more
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Incredibly rude receptionists who make in nearly impossible to make an appointment--even in urgent situations. I would definitely recommend going through another office.
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Other review may be on wrong doctor. I don't think he works at Barlow. He is a pulmonologist. Not who treated his wife. Not in San Fernando Valley. Dr. Adelson has been my doctor for 30 years. He is caring, competent and accessible. I give him 5 stars.
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One of the worst doctors I've ever encountered. If I could give ZERO stars, I would. No decent bedside manner, no compassion for his patients, and no enthusiasm for his practice whatsoever. I cannot vouch for any office visits. He was foisted on my wife at Barlow Hospital when she was...more
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