Dr. Scott Saunders, MD

Dr. Scott Saunders, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Scott Saunders, MD is a family medicine specialist in Goleta, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of California At Los Angeles in 1992 and specializes in family medicine, nutrition education, and more.

5901 Encina Rd Ste C3

Goleta, CA 93117

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Saunders' Experience

Dr. Saunders' 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 and Integrative Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Saunders "Our Mission is: "To teach true principles of health, and to provide support to make it a reality for each person.""

5  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Functional Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Nutrition Consulting
  • Nutrition Education

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Integrative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Allowing an unlicensed individual to practice (8/24/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Northridge Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • American Academy Of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4m)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • American Academy Of Integrative Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • American College For The Advancement Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Saunders has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Saunders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saunders' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saunders to family and friends
32 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Saunders' 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 (10)

Excellent diagnostician!
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Dr. Saunders is kind, gentle, professional, smart, intuitive, honest, seemingly infinitely knowledgeable on the topics that I've hired him to assist me with. I'm honestly surprised with how quick his communication response time is. He also spends a great deal of time talking to me. Those two traits...more
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Very knowledgeable, friendly and has great options for alternative medical care. Don't settle. Take Dr. Saunders!
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I was having symptoms of Sjogren's Syndrome and was scheduled for blood work. I spoke with Dr. Scott and he agreed with the diagnosis but said he wanted to find out the "why" behind the symptoms. I followed his instructions for diet and the symptoms went away! Even though I had no food allergies,...more
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I have used Dr Saunders' dial-a-doc program a few times now and am so impressed with the timeliness of his reply (nearly immediate) as well as the advice given. He has saved me hundreds of dollars and so much time since I did not need to make an appointment and go see a doctor in an office. I 100%...more
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