Dr. Walter Combs, MD

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Family Medicine

Dr. Walter Combs, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Temecula, CA and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of California School of Medicine - San Francisco in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Inland Valley Medical Center and Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Walter Combs, MD

Rancho Family Medical Group

28780 Single Oak Dr Ste 160 Temecula, CA 92590
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Walter Combs has been my doctor for 4 years and he is a very special kind of doctor. I cannot say enough good things about him and his knowledge, compassion, and genuine caring for people.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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The Single Oak office and Dr. Walter Combs are the – Oct 17, 2020
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Most excellent. Superior medical care.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Gregory R Carver – Sep 18, 2020
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He knows his stuff
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Charlotte Kent – Jun 17, 2020
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Dr Combs and his staff have always given me excellent care. Also have been there whenever myself or family has needed them.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Angela Stevanus – Apr 28, 2020
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Excellent physician and staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 25, 2020
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Dr. Combs has been a great Dr for us and we will miss him now that we've moved away from the area. Highly recommend him to anyone needing a great family Dr. Sept. 23, 2019
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Eric & Cathy Siebert – Sep 24, 2019
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Dr Walter Combs had never seen my husband and when he came in he decided on HIS plan for MY HUSBAND WITHOUT consulting MY HUSBAND. We had to see him 1 more time before he could see another doctor. We went in and he sent in 2 training doctors and even though WE had MANY complaints about HIS plan, he instructed the TRAINING doctors to continue HIS plan again without consulting the PATIENT. PLEASE if you want a doctor that TRULY cares about their patients go to his brother Dr. Curtiss Combs.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Nov 17, 2018
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Dr. Combs took his time and wasn't in a rush and I was able to ask questions. And he would answer them.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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murrieta, ca – Mar 27, 2017
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Dr. Combs was an hour late to my appointment. An hour! No one explained to me he would be so late and I sat in the patient waiting room. When he arrived he apologized shortly and said he was at a funeral. He seems like a genuinely nice man, but he is not open to other options rather than prescribing medicines. My husband is a PharmD and was also his patient. We both fired him because of our negative experiences.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mary in Hemet, CA – Jan 24, 2017
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My family and I have been seeing Dr.Combs for over 20 years. I trust him! He never hesitates to delve as deep as necessary to find out what is causing a problem. He really knows his stuff and stays up on the most current medical practices and information. He has a great bedside manner and is friendly and compassionate. Great doctor!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Laura in Temecula – Oct 25, 2016
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Hello to any & EVERYONE who reads THIS SURVEY. Myself & husband have been VERY BLESSED , EXTREMELY PLEASED MEDICALLY TREATED AND ACTUALLY. CARED FOR BY DR. WALTER COMBS AND HIS ENTIRE STAFF since Jan. We have been to a few Dr's over the yrs. UNFORTUNATELY NONE OF THEM COMPARE,or come close to the care we get from the Rancho Family Medical. Group in temecula Ca. I must say THIS DR. & his WHOLE STAFF ARE THE BEST PERIOD ...... Words can't even describe. the medical experiences / care .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
9 people found this helpful
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Sherry & Rick Simmons in Temecula, CA – Jun 11, 2016
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Kind and compassionate Doctor who called me back after hours to answer my questions, calm my fears, and send me on to the appropriate next step. Friendly and trustworthy. Clean office. Professional staff.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
9 people found this helpful
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Kelly Lee in Temecula, CA – Jan 19, 2016
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Care Philosophy

OUR MISSION IS TO PUT PATIENTS FIRST BY DELIVERING THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF CARE WITH COMPASSION, COURAGE AND INTEGRITY

Biography

Dr. Combs graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of California, San Francisco, Medical School. He is board-certified...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

Ventura County Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1986
University of California School of Medicine - San Francisco
Medical School
1986
University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
Medical School
University Of California, Santa Barbara
Undergraduate School
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Dr. Combs frequently treats the following conditions: Acute Upper Respiratory Infection, Acute Lower Respiratory Infection, and Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). See more on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Combs' office is located at 28780 Single Oak Dr Ste 160, Temecula, CA 92590. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Walter Combs, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Combs provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Walter Combs, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Walter Combs, MD is affiliated with Inland Valley Medical Center and Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta.

How much experience does Dr. Walter Combs, MD have?

Dr. Combs has over 36 years of healthcare experience.

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Dr. Combs' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hip Sprain
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Impetigo
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Knee Sprain
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Yeast Infections

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Locations

Rancho Family Medical Group

Rancho Family Medical Group Fallbrook28780 Single Oak Dr Ste 160 Temecula, CA 92590
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    • Mon: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 6:00pm
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Practice

Rancho Family Medical Group3853 W Stetson Ave Ste 200 Hemet, CA 92545
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
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Rancho Family Medical Group

Southwest Heart Institute Medical Corp.31720 Temecula Pkwy Ste 100 Temecula, CA 92592
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