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Doctor Reviews
Edward P. Gerstenfeld

MD, MS, FACC

4.9

Overall Experience
227 reviews
About our process
Jul 27, 2020
Dr was great. Very consultative listener to the nuances about my specific issues gave advice for future treatment.
Jul 17, 2020
I would say better than very good
Jul 03, 2020
SUPERB
Jun 18, 2020
This format worked well for me although I don't necessarily think that health care should head in this direction for all care. People are not always self aware and realistic don't know the right questions to ask and would generally benefit from a face to face visit with an MD.
Jun 06, 2020
First ever "zoom" appt. I was initially a bit unsure how it would go but once underway it was almost the same experience as being in the clinic
May 13, 2020
Dr. G is terrific - very competent compassionate/caring and personable.
Mar 07, 2020
I was very impressed with knowledge and care.
Feb 14, 2020
There are several technical concepts and the advantages/disadvantages of available medications that I did not grasp. For the provider to explain all this to me would obviously have taken too much time. However it would have been nice to have had some handouts providing detail on procedures and medication applicable to my care.
Jan 17, 2020
Always on time. always ansets my question s. Easy to talk to.
Jan 17, 2020
no meds were involved
Dec 17, 2019
An excellent provider--he was kind and very knowledgeable. He was what I would expect from a top doctor at UCSF and that's why I traveled 6 hours to see him.
Dec 06, 2019
Really made me feel part of decision making
Nov 22, 2019
Dr G is the best
Nov 13, 2019
Again my concerns NOT with the Doctor himself. He is excellent but the administrative system and access/communication is poor.
Nov 08, 2019
Dr. Gerstenfeld is terrific and I travel from the South Bay to seek out his expertise and care.
Oct 09, 2019
I had a stroke in the waiting room after my visit to Dr Gerstenfeld. He came out of his office and immediately went into action placing me in a wheelchair and personally accompanying me to the ER. I think the world of him medically and personally.
Oct 05, 2019
I was early and then seen early. Dr. [name redacted] and then Dr. Gerstenfeld were very forthcoming in discussing my upcoming ablation.
Sep 20, 2019
Dr. G is/was excellent!!
Aug 09, 2019
Dr. Gerstenfeld has my full confidence. I drive from Los Gatos to see him and don't think twice about it.
Aug 02, 2019
I can't speak highly enough about Dr. Gerstenfeld. I feel so fortunate to have him as my doctor! Not just because he figured out what was wrong with me when others couldn't but he has this really great demeanor; he listens to you (!) and has this calm way about him that you know that he totally knows what is going on and helps you see your road to recovery more clearly. He is awesome! And I've recommended him already to others!!
Jul 19, 2019
I am just so happy that I came to UCSF (I live in [location redacted]). Dr. G takes excellent care of me and I love the staff.
Jul 17, 2019
Super good experience and I appreciated feedback on BP meds as well as referral to two possible new Primary Care providers
Jun 28, 2019
I would say the man was impressive and so was [name redacted] the n.p.
Jun 23, 2019
my experiences with UCSF have been excellent. the standard of care is outstanding.
Jun 13, 2019
Very confident in this doctor's expertise.
Apr 06, 2019
I am extremely satisfied of the way Dr Gerstenfeld performed the ablation excellently done. My AFib is gone and my life is much better.thank you so very much! Dr G is an excellent doctor!
Feb 26, 2019
dr Gerstenfeld is a kind and busy Doctor. we appreciated being fit in even though the error over the appointment was due to a breakdown in communication between the doctor and the patient care coordinator.
Feb 22, 2019
NP and doc were excellent
Feb 20, 2019
Had to wait far too long to see the doctor himself. Nurse Practitioner had spent plenty of quality time with me but physician was running way behind schedule. Nurse Practitioner had prepared him very well so it was not necessary for him to spend much time with me especially since he was "running late" and had other patients were waiting. Would have liked to have had more time with the physician himself. Might have asked him more questions.
Feb 03, 2019
Dr Gerstenfeld's team of clinicians is second to none.
Feb 02, 2019
I am so happy I self-referred myself to UCSF. Dr. G is an amazing specialist! Brilliant and very kind.
Jan 12, 2019
Dr. Gerstenfeld is the leader in his field
Jan 11, 2019
Excellent professional.
Dec 21, 2018
Dr. Gerstenfeld is outstanding. Smart calm friendly and professional.
Dec 07, 2018
Dr. Gerstenfeld an excellent physician
Nov 18, 2018
Very good experience and I have confidence in the provider and his staff
Nov 16, 2018
Ed Gerstenfeld is FABULOUS!!! I have had an atrial fibrilklation procedure as well as pacemaker surgery. He is amazing and always available by phone or email to answer questions even when he is on vacation!!!
Nov 04, 2018
Only the highest praise for Edward P. Gerstenfeld

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