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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Marilyn Butler is Good. Dr. Butler has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Marilyn Butler, MD is board certified in Pediatric Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Butler graduated from Columbia University, New York. She has 2 awards.

Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Pediatric Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Butler has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 


  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Marilyn West Butler MD is a female Pediatric Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Surgery.
Where does Dr. Marilyn W. Butler practice?
Dr. Marilyn Butler has 4 office locations.
Dr. Marilyn Butler practices Pediatric Surgery near Palo Alto, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Portland, OR and Walnut Creek, CA.
See Palo Alto Pediatric Surgeons.