Dr. Peter Birnstein, MD

Dr. Peter Birnstein, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
72 y/o
15 reviews

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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Birnstein specializes in Family Medicine and practices in Santa Monica, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Birnstein's Reviews

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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 Reviews (3)
in Bullhead City, AZ |
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
in Los Angeles, CA |
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 me. I ended up in the ICU - and recovered - but no doctor on my case could believe what he done - and after many years as a patient neither could I.
in Los Angeles, CA |
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 their office like Dr.
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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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Asthma


  • Medical School
    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Southern California
  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford University

    Completed in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Blood Draw
  • Immunization
  • Lab Service
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wellness Examination