Dr. Melvin Coats, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

CareMore Medical Group Inc 14350 Whittier Blvd Ste 215 Whittier, CA 90605 Get Directions
Dr. Melvin Coats, MD

Dr. Melvin Coats, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Whittier, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Coats is affiliated with Placentia - Linda Hospital, Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Ahmc Anaheim Regional Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, PIH Health Hospital - Downey, Beverly Hospital and PIH Health Hospital - Whittier.

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Dr. Coats' Reviews

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based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Coats' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Los Angeles, CA |
Absolutely neglected my mother. He constantly went on vacation or left the office for weeks at a time. He flat out ignored my mother's disability paperwork he needed to fill out, resulting in her losing her home and living in her car. When informed of his mistake he took no responsibility. His staff lie to patients just to get them off the phone saying "We will call you right back." Or "We'll tell the doctor right away." And they never do.
in Whittier, CA |
Dr. Coats, our family Dr. for over 25 years. We have followed through many office changes. He is friendly, caring, kind and compassionate. His nurse is the same. However, the current clerical staff are incompetent and unprofessional. Obtaining prescriptions, authorizations, etc...is a nightmare & our pharmacy, therapists and other Dr's offices are now too familiar with. Our 27 yr old son is extremely ill (degenerative disorder) and this treatment is no longer acceptable.
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Dr. Coats' 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

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Education

  • Medical School
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Presby Intercomm Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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