Dr. Peter Birnstein, MD

Dr. Peter Birnstein, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
73 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peter Birnstein, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Peter M Birnstein MD

2811 Wilshire Blvd Ste 800

Santa Monica, CA 90403
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Birnstein's Experience

Dr. Birnstein'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

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

146  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Blood Draw
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Lab Service
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • 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 1971
  • University of Southern California
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birnstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birnstein's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Birnstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Best Dr. I have ever had treat me. Wish he was here in fort Mohave Az. If you read this Dr. B its me Sue Campbell
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Dr. Birnstein was a good doctor for 10+ years, but he's an 9-5 guy who takes long lunches and has an unfriendly staff. When I became deathly ill with what turned out to be a rare virus, I called him at home on a Sunday after 8 am - to which he answered Do you know what time it is? and hung up on...more
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Greatest Doctor. He really takes his time to listen to his patients. One of the few that still Doctors the old way. it's never a feeling of being rushed through your appointment. Dr. spends time getting to know his patients and works with whatever limitations presented to him. More Dr. need to run...more
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