Dr. Stephen Sommer, MD

Family Medicine  |  
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Age 77
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Dr. Stephen Sommer, MD
Dr. Stephen Sommer, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Lafayette, CA. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Sommer is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center - Concord and John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek.

Avenue Family Practice

911 Moraga Rd Ste 101

Lafayette, CA 94549

Contact Information

(925) 962-9120

Dr. Stephen Sommer, MD

Dr. Stephen Sommer, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Guardian
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Sommer

Care Philosophy

Striving for health and wellness involves an active partnership between doctor and patient. We all share common problems, there are many solutions. I work hard to tailor my care to your unique life style, culture and situation. This is not a one size fits all approach.
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Dr. Sommer's Experience

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Dr. Sommer's 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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
4

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Podiatry
  • Travel Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Sommer does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Allergies
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Bunion
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Work-Related Injuries
18

Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

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

  • University Of Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1958
  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Kaiser Fdn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Kaiser Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Of Nebraska
    Other Education | Completed 1962

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sommer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sommer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sommer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sommer to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Sommer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Sommer Says:

March 1, 2012 we closed our Oakland office after 35 years. We want to thank our many patients who have made the short drive to Lafayette; they are pleased with the comfort, level of service, and PARKING in Lafayette. Thanks to all of you who have taken the time to respond to HealthGrades, please continue to provide feedback so we can continue to improve.

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Dr. Sommer accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Guardian
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
  • WellPoint

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sommer has admitting privileges

John Muir Medical Center - Concord
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520
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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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