Dr. Stephen Halpern, MD

Dr. Stephen Halpern, MD

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Age 76
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Dr. Stephen Halpern, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in family medicine.

550 Water St Ste A

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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Dr. Halpern's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acidosis
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Biopsy
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Bunion
Burn Injuries
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Giardiasis
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
Hip Sprain
HIV Screening
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Lactose Intolerance
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mole Removal
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Exams
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spermatocele
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Sunburn
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Warts
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

Physicians Medical Group of Santa Cruz County (PMG) seeks to provide you with the best care possible through a network of physicians dedicated to clinical excellence and teamwork.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

  • 1968
    Los Angeles County General Hospi
    Residency Hospital
    1968
  • 1967
    Los Angeles County General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1967
  • 1967
    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1967
  • 1965
    University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School
    1965

Dr. Halpern's Reviews

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Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
25%
(3)

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Dr. Halpern gave me care for @15 years. His personable and professional manner lead me to look forward to my meetings with him. His long-term outlook towards my condition gave me confidence daily. I wish he and his practice the very best into 2018. -Roger A. Daugherty.
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Dr Halpern was the best doctor in my husband and I have ever met. he wasn't just a doctor to us he was like a friend.He was very intelligent very knowledgeable. I'm going to miss you very much sorry I didn't have a chance to say goodbye. Thank you very much for your service. Veronica
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I have been a patient of Dr Halpren for 20 years and he is great. He listens to my complaints and refers me to the appropriate specialist without hesitation. He doesn't worry what his medical group thinks of my referrals or medications prescribed, he does what's right for me. My last doctor...Read More
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