Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: UCLA Med Ctr - La, 1983
  • Internship: UCLA School Of Medicine Registrar, 1980
  • Residency: UCLA School Of Medicine Registrar, 1986
  • Medical Education: University of Cincinnati, 1975

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(58 reviews)

he was great
Amazing doctor.
felt my care giver cared about my concerns
Explained 3 different approaches to surgery & I agreed with his recommended approach.
Have been seeing Dr. Bertelsen for years. He's the best! Very professional and pleasant!
Outstanding doctor!
I think Dr. Bertelsen is world class and I am very grateful he is my oncology surgeon.
The doctor was courteous, but didn't even feel or look at my wound. He did explain what a sebaceous cyst is, and asked me to make an appointment in a month.
Wonderful doctor, very approachable. Was experienced in my unusual type of hernia. Explained the surgical process and answered all my questions. Called me at home to insure that I was doing well prior to surgery.
Dr. Bertelsen is awesome! He is the best!
Dr. Bertelsen bedside manner is warm, approachable, using clear communication and appropriate concern. He is FABULOUS.
my provider was great, addressed all my concerns and answered all my questions and also provided alternative options.
He is a wonderful doctor in skills as well as being a caring person.
I'm very confident with Dr. Bertelsen and his staff for my surgery and follow-up.
Dr. Bertelsen is outstanding, truly a world class physician in his specialty area.
Dr. Bertelsen is amazing! He has incredible skill and knowledge, and his ability to explain issues to you and make you feel comfortable going forward is world class. He's the best!
Dr. Bertelsen is outstanding. He has incredible skill and he treats patients with respect and makes you feel so comfortable and safe about your treatment with him.
Dr. Bertelsen is outstanding in every way!
Dr. Bertlessen seemed rush, just wanted to be in and out of the examination room. Maybe he had a bad or busy day, but not has friendly as I seen him before. He's an excellent surgeon though!
Email question was not responded to regarding possible tests to rule out my problem. Disappointing. I had another issue. Was not addressed at all.
Dr. Bertelsen is amazingly patient and will answer all questions and concerns
Dr. Bertelsen is absolutely the finest doctor! He showed such compassion and explained everything thoroughly. I will recommend him to everyone! I totally trust him with my health and surgery.
I wish I had more time during this visit so that I could have thanked him adequately for everything he had done for me up to that day.
This annual follow-up visit is always a good experience. . .
I like Dr. Berteisen a lot!
I am so impressed with my provider and so glad he was recommended.
I've seen many doctors, but usually a doctor of this caliber is arrogant & rude & talks at you - not to you - Dr. Bertelsen put me at comfort.
Dr. Carl Bertelsen was my doctor and I felt safe and had confidence that he would perform the procedure resulting in a good outcome.
Dr. Bertelsen is the BEST, he is kind, patient and the type of Doctor every patient would want.
We are lucky to have you. Anyone, will benefit immensely from your facility.
Dr. Bertelsen was very professional and friendly.
Physician was kind and intelligent.
Very nice doctor
I feel Dr. Bertelsen is a great doctor, surgeon. I felt I was in extremely good hands with him, and I still do. They surgery he performed on me was brilliant - Very skilled at what he does.
Moving all my cancer care to Stanford amazed with the efficiently of the new Los Gatos facility.
Have already sent new patients.
I have shared with my family and friends my positive experiences with the wonderful, kind, sensitive yet very professional staff at Stanford health clinic. They made me feel valued and important as a patient. Everyone seemed so genuine- which really made me feel less nervous about my upcoming surgery.
I come in prepared with questions and the doctor takes his time to answer them and to listen to my concerns. I've never felt rushed.
Dr. Bertelsen is great!
Dr. Carl Bertelsen was outstanding and very professional, explained everything and immediately knew my problem and the proper solution.
Dr. Bertelsen & staff were superb.
Loved Dr. Bertelsen, very compassionate
Everyone concern took a good care of me.
Very good
Stanford is very lucky to have Dr. Bertelsen.
He was kind and patient with us
Dr. Bertelsen is an excellent surgeon with a great bedside manner. I am very happy he partnered with Stanford. I would have gone to him even if, he wasn't partner with Stanford. He performed surgery on my breast before.
Dr. Bertelsen operated on me for a hernia in 1993 and I was very pleased to see him again.
Dr. Bertelsen is the best!
Dr. Bertelsen is wonderful. I would recommend him to everyone.
Dr. Carl Bertelsen is great!
Dr. Bertelsen provided me w/all the info I need w/patience & great clarity. He then proceeded to address my care whilst maintaining a standard of excellent not found elsewhere!
There is no better care, I could have received from Dr. Carl Bertelsen. He was excellent in the explanation and support for the issue for which attending the appointment
All good.

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