Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD

Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Leonard Adelson, MD is a pulmonologist in Sherman Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Mid Valley Pulmonary Medical Group

4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 502

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. Adelson

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

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
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


Read Less

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.


  • 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

Dr. Adelson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Adelson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Adelson is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

View awards

Dr. Adelson's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Adelson'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)

Incredibly rude receptionists who make in nearly impossible to make an appointment--even in urgent situations. I would definitely recommend going through another office.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
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.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
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
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Adelson?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

More Pulmonology Specialists like Dr. Adelson at Mid Valley Pulmonary Medical Group