Dr. Bernard Tuyay Elpedes DO is a male Emergency Medicine Specialist, has 15 years of experience and practices in General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Occupational Medicine.
Dr. Bernard Elpedes has 3 office locations.
Saddleback Family & Urgent Care Medical Group
22855 Lake Forest Dr
Ste A
Lake Forest, CA 92630

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bernard Elpedes is Excellent. Dr. Elpedes has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Flu (Human Influenza)

Education & Awards

Dr. Elpedes graduated from University of Missouri at Kansas City.


Dr. Elpedes has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Saddleback Memorial Medical Center-Laguna Hills 
  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Elpedes accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 3 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 3 plans
  • Evercare - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • CaIOPTIMA - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans


  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Bernard T. Elpedes practice?
Dr. Bernard Elpedes practices General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Occupational Medicine near Lake Forest, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Mission Viejo, CA and Tustin, CA.
See Lake Forest General Practitioners, Lake Forest Emergency Physicians, Lake Forest Family Physicians, and Lake Forest Preventive Medicine Specialists.