Dr. Stephen J. Halpern, MD

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Dr. Stephen J. Halpern, MD

Family Medicine | Male

Physicians Medical Group, Santa Cruz 550 Water St Ste A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Get Directions
(831) 425-0420

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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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  • 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)
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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 wouldn't refer me out because he was worried about what the medical group would think. Dr. Halpren is the best GP in Santa Cruz county, hands down. Ed Price
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal

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
    University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Los Angeles County General Hospital

    Completed in 1967

  • Residency Hospital
    Los Angeles County General Hospi

    Completed in 1968

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California At Berkeley

    Graduated in 1965

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Halpern's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Halpern

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. Halpern's 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.