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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Cortez is Excellent. Dr. Cortez has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Cortez, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

Education & Awards

Dr. Cortez graduated from University of California at Irvine. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Cortez has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 
  • John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul Stephen Cortez MD is a male Pediatrician, has 14 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. Paul S. Cortez practice?
Dr. Paul Cortez has 3 office locations.
Dr. Paul Cortez practices Pediatrics near San Ramon, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Alamo, CA and Concord, CA.
See San Ramon Pediatricians.