Dr. Stephen Halpern, MD

Dr. Stephen Halpern, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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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  • Aetna

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Dr. Halpern's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

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227  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Halpern, MD
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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Roger A. Daugherty in Santa Cruz, Ca. – Dec 30, 2017
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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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Veronica in Santa Cruz, CA – Oct 03, 2017
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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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Edward in Santa Cruz, CA – Feb 14, 2016
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