Dr. Richard Cherlin, MD

Dr. Richard Cherlin, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
70 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Cherlin, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.Read his story

Richard S Cherlin

15899 Los Gatos Almaden Rd Ste 12

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cherlin'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.

Dr. Cherlin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cherlin "Doctor Richard Cherlin is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. He is listed in the Guide to America's Top Doctors."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Bone Density Scan
  • Ultrasound

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.


  • Brooklyn College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Stanford University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Valley Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cherlin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cherlin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cherlin to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cherlin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He explains things very well and listen to you. Willing to try treatments not normally used.
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I'm so glad that I ignored the reviews I'd read and went with my friends recommendation of Dr. Cherlin. He was able to figure out my lack of calcium, thyroid issues and regulated my high blood pressure with a different medicine. I appreciate having my blood drawn right in the room rather than...more
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Worst Dr office experience I have had - would not recommend going to this disorganized office unless he changes his front desk staff. I could not get a hold of the office staff to schedule an appointment and then could not get a hold of them to ask about my results. The front desk manager told me...more
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Good doctor BUT the front desk staff is terrible
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