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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Loreta Kalish is a dedicated and detail-oriented internist caring for the Walnut Creek, CA community. Dr. Kalish earned her medical degree from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Faculty of Medicine in Lithuania. She then moved to the United States, where she completed her internship and residency at the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education and Research. Dr. Kalish is a part of John Muir Health-Tice Valley/Rossmoor. She is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is fluent in English, Lithuanian, and Russian. Her awareness of these different languages makes her accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Dr. Kalish is deeply committed to the well-being of her patients. She takes a thorough and precise approach to her consultations to ensure that she is consistently giving accurate diagnoses. She treats a range of conditions, and she is eager to help the wider community receive the care they deserve.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Kalish was thorough, went through all of my history, as I was a new patient. She eased my concerns and explained why. She spent quality time to understand my entire health picture and my concerns.
This doctor was very professional and competent. She listened to my concerns and ordered a reasonable set of tests. I think she made a lowball estimate of the amount of pain I was actually in, but she did her job well and fully. The office, however, was pretty ridiculous. They refused to accept my insurance because I didn't have an actual insurance card--even though I had my Group number, member ID etc. Since I'm a college student with insurance through my college, I've never received an actual insurance card, only my insurance info. Literally every other office I've been to in the last two years has been willing to accept this information sans card. Since the office refused to accept my insurance, I had to pay out of pocket. I now have to contact my insurance and hope they'll be wiling to pay for the requested tests. If not, this office visit was entirely in vain. I would recommend that, as a patient, you consider working with a more flexible office. A good doctor is hard to find, but I don't think that doctor is worth the hassle--and many people simply cannot afford to pay out of pocket.
It was an excellent experience. She was a good listener and a knowledgeable physician. She helped me with my problem and updated my records. I will return to her again!
Excellent knowledge and patient care
She was a great listener, honest about her thoughts on my condition and quick to take appropriate action. Very professional and sweet