Dr. Shivanand Pole, MD

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Dr. Shivanand Pole, MD

Internal Medicine | Male

Shivanand Pole MD 3851 Katella Ave Ste 305, Los Alamitos, CA 90720 Get Directions
(562) 546-7282

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Dr. Pole accepts 13 insurance carriers

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13 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • LACare
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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4.6 based on 11 responses
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Pole
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Pole's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (11)
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in Cerritos, CA |
Dr.Pole is wonderful he's friendly, knowledgeable took time to listen to my concerns and answered all questions. I never feel rushed and I leave getting the care I need. I was going to there for last two years he has worked diligently with me on improving my blood sugar problem which was at initial stage by recommending proper diet and exercise without medication. I felt he truly cared, was really impressed with this doctor.
in Long Beach, CA |
Dr. Pole was careless in looking at multiple medical problems including prescriptions that should not be taken together. He failed to order proper tests and ignored high blood pressure and other symptoms. He was very unconcerned saying don't worry about that right now and we don't need to run tests instead of taking care of issues that developed and worsened. He needs to take his patient's symptoms much more seriously.
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Psychiatric Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Weight Loss Management

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.

Education

  • Medical School
    Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda Unviersity

    Completed in 2008

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Pole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Pole's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Pole

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Pole's Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering first-class primary care services, with timely appointments, good communication, efficient patient visits, and a one-stop approach to diagnosis and treatment. Our patient care philosophy is based on the belief that the quality of medical care delivered is directly related to the amount of time physicians spend with their patients. We believe patients want to spend more time with their doctors, they want more dialogue, and they want to be able to see their doctors when they need to see them. We practice an integrated approach to patient care, coordinating with subspecialists . For patients who need subspecialty care, the department we have a variety of choice for consultation and care for specific medical problems.