Dr. Stuart Finkelstein, MD

Dr. Stuart Finkelstein, MD

Addiction Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Stuart Finkelstein, MD is an addiction medicine specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Ca School Of Med in 1980 and specializes in addiction medicine and internal medicine.

3650 South St Ste 101

Lakewood, CA 90712

Contact Information

(562) 633-7537

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Finkelstein's Experience

Dr. Finkelstein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Finkelstein does not have any board certifications listed.

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 Ca School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Finkelstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finkelstein to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Finkelstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

This uncaring jerk should have never earned his MD. He belittles his patients in front of interns, and is clearly only in this business for the money. Appointments can cost over $300, and yet all he does is take a glance at the patient, insult them, and then write a prescription with little to no...more
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This MD has a chip on his shoulder & should not be around patients who are suffering. It appears that he has issues of his own! I wish I had seen the comments or asked around before going to see him. He is careless in his evaluations, cares less if he ruins your progress. He is passive-aggressive...more
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My family and I have been going to Finkelstein for years. He and his staff are family to us. He really does cares.. It is not always about the money to him. He is one of a kind and we are blesesed to have him and his staff.
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Dr. Finkelstein is my PCP and I dread visiting his office. The nurses on staff are very kind and I don't mind interacting with them, but the doctor himself is rude, pompous, and belittling. He thought just by reading my medications that he knew what I was being treated for and would give me...more
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