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Dr. Ben Littlejohn, MD

Family Physician

Professional statement

As a board-certified family medicine physician Dr. Littlejohn has well over a decade of outpatient clinical medicine and has enjoyed every bit of it. After his graduation from Drew-UCLA School of Medicine and the Harbor-UCLA family medicine residency program, where he worked in the underserved community of Los Angeles, he moved back to Northern California. Here up North he spent many year gaining valuable experience working as a Family Doctor in Oakland while volunteering doing medicine in the underserved areas of the East Bay as well as in Haiti, Mexico, and Samoa.

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Specialties

  • Family Physician

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Education and training

  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine
  • Medical School - University of California, Los Angeles

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1467469924

Office locations

Ben Littlejohn

5915 Hollis Street, Suite B

Emeryville, CA 94608

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Amazing... he acts like a doctor should and cares deeply about his patients. I have been searching for months to find the right doctor and he is it!
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Great facility and staff. Comfortable environment and friendly approach from all staff. The actual discussion with the NP and MD was thorough and informative, and most importantly, they allocated ample time for the office visit. No sign ofrushing patients out before lunch. Highly recommended for any new and old patients.
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Helped with everything as always. I've started sending members of my family to Dr. Littlejohn. He really gets to know each of his patients, and provides personalized, as-it-should-be, General Praticioner service and treatment to a degree of excellence.
Less than 3 months ago
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Excellent doctor..entire staff was caring and helpful. The doctor spent a lot of time going g over my information. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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He was amazing, he took some time to get to know me and that made me feel so much more comfortable. He's really professional and explain everything that was going on.
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Good visit discussed several medical issues.
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Very a tentative to my concerns and needs. Great doctor!!!
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Very friendly and addressed all topics. I needed a tonsillectomy and he advised against it, and suggested antibiotics... as I have made it clear I need a solution and not a harmful bandaid. I went to another doctor to finally get one done and I haven't felt better since.
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Great doctor. Great service. Great results.
Less than 1 year ago
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Visit was great. Very smooth. I made my appointment on Zocdoc and the check in process was easy. Dr. Littlejohn is understanding, frank and super chill. Will come back.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Littlejohn is awesome. He's super personable and took the time to get to know my medical and personal background in detail as a first time patient. He offered insight that was useful and easy to understand. Not only did Iget the treatment I needed, but he was a really nice, relatable guy. The receptionist was friendly and the office overall was very clean. I'll definitely be back in the future!
Less than 1 year ago
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Really enjoyed my visit with Dr. Littlejohn. He was very knowledgeable and gave a detailed explanation of the questions I had. The only little hiccup i had was the long wait before being led to the patient examination room. I hadarrived on time for my 11:30 appt but was not even given the paperwork to fill out until almost 12:00 and taken to the back around 12:10.
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Very unprofessional right off the bat. The first sentence uttered out if his mouth as he entered the room was very offensive and sexist. I do not recommend I super disappointed that Zicdoc rates him so high. I should have googled for other reviews.
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It is ALWAYS a pleasure going to see Dr. Littlejohn. The entire staff is friendly, warm, and welcoming. Dr. Littlejohn is down to earth, easy to talk to, and truly cares about his patients. Oh, and he always has delicious fruitat the office for patients. Such a nice touch! DEFINITELY go see him!
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Dr. Littlejohn was great. I was not rushed at all. Excellent experience.
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The woman at the front desk and doctor both seemed disorganized and scatterbrained - both didn't know ahead of time that I was a new patient. I had rescheduled my initial appointment the week before which I guess was a confusingmove. Staff member asked me specifics about my psychiatric RXs right in the waiting room, with another patient sitting 2 seats away...personal and irrelevant? Yeap. The previous week when I confirmed the appt on the phone, I asked the representative if I needed to arrive early to fill out forms - she said no, that they had the info from zoc doc and didn't need an intake. But then I did in fact have a butt load of forms to fill out.. the woman at the front desk kept running over to me saying 'oh actually this one too.' Whatever, we all have those days, I get it. What threw me was once I finally saw the doctor, he went on tangents and had this strange sassy attitude. He answered my first question in a slow, condescending voice. He had a nervous oblivious type energy- the type of person you don't want to be poking equipment around your face. He also had a way of talking about people and conditions as if they belonged to strict categories.. i.e. everyone with this condition is always like this ... some actual quotes for you: 'adderall is methamphetamine' false... 'frats in college got banned because they kept raping people and doing stuff like that that frats do.' Um what, I wasn't in one but hey what if I was...also I didn't ask about your college experience man so I don't know why you've been talking about it for the past ten minutes. While the appt seems done & I'm waiting to pee, the rambles continue. Overall I'd say this man is incompetent, self-oriented and totally off in terms of common social sense. I for real don't know what planet he was on, but I think you don't want to go there
Less than 1 year ago
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Makes going to the doctor a pleasure, which is weird. You're supposed to hate going to the doctor, right?
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Very Cool guy.
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Helpful as always!!!
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So informative, funny, and smart! Thanks Ben!
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Dr Littejohn is always the best. Friendly, fast, super down to earth.
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Amazing Doctor who is approachable and very helpful. I found my general physician for the long term!
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So glad I found Doctor Littlejohn when I moved to the East Bay last year! He is a reliable doctor who actually cares which is so hard to find these days.
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My visit was great as always
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He's a good guy, I feel comfortable with him.
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He is great! Very thorough and willing to help.
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I like the way that Dr. Littlejohn takes time to talk. He is down to earth and thorough. Great Doctor!!
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Great office, great visit, great doctor. Already looking forward to my next appointment!
More than 1 year ago
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It was great and the staff is super friendly.
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Terrific!
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Dr. Littlejohn was very pleasant to work with. He's very informative about health issues. Will definitely use his services again
More than 1 year ago
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Great visit, looking forward to having him as my new primary care - 1.5hr wait time was a little excessive, but fortunately I didnt have anything pressing afterwards...
More than 1 year ago
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Very satisfied that he will be my new PCP.
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Thorough, friendly.
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Great doctor! Very kind and patient, made sure to answer all of my questions and go do a thorough checkup.
More than 1 year ago
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Great doctor and friendly staff. Very personable and skilled doctor. Was very helpful in my diagnosis and treatment.
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Excellent very professional as you would expect
More than 1 year ago
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He is awesome! Great energy and very very thurough
More than 1 year ago
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Explained my health problem in very understandable terms. Dr was able to treat my problem in the office and I have been pain free, in my thumb joint , since then
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My visit with Dr Littleman was great. He asked me a lot of questions and was extremely thorough. Great sense of humor and also empathy. I'd definitely recommend him.
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Great, personalized care as always!
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Dr. Littlejohn is a pleasant, professional doctor who engages not only on a medical level, but also on a personal level. We recently had to switch to his practice because our former doctor changed practices, and it's been a very positive experience. Thank you, Dr. Littlejohn!
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I didn't have to wait very long in the lobby but after the nurse took my vitals I had to wait quite a while in the room while the doctor finished with his previous patient. It's what I expect, which isunfortunate, but at least there was an interesting NatGeo magazine that I could pass the time with. Otherwise, I enjoyed my visit with Dr. Littlejohn and I'll be seeing him again next week for a follow-up.
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Nice little office in Emeryville. Staff was helpful. Dr. Littlejohn is friendly and, as a new patient, he spent a surprising amount of time to get to know me, chat, and check-in on my health complaints.
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Dr. Littlejohn was great. He took the time to talk to me, understand my past medical history, and what I am looking for in not only a primary care physician, but the personal goals I was setting for myself. I amextremely happy ZocDoc connected me with his practice. He will be my primary care physician going forward!
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As always Dr. Littlejohn was great in addressing all my health needs and staff was polite and quick.
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Listened very well and made appropriate treatment Have follow up appointment.
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I was really not a fan of Dr. Littlejohn. He was way too chatty (about everything EXCEPT medical treatment), and he actually kind of seemed to scoff at me and my concerns. Aside from that, he was a nice person... buthe met with me for about 40 minutes, and spent maybe 1-2 of those minutes actually examining me. For people who enjoy chatting with their doctors about life, college experiences, etc., he would be a good choice. However, I prefer my doctors visits to be more clinical and less judgy. I will not be a returning patient.
More than 1 year ago
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Was looking for a new doctor since my move and couldn't have come across a better choice. Dr. Littlejohn was personable, understanding, and effective. Already looking forward to my next visit!
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It is very easy to be comfortable around Dr. Littlejohn! He and the people who work in his office are lovely.
More than 1 year ago
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