Biography


Dr. Sinda Mein is board certified in Gastroenterology. Prior to joining Menlo Medical Clinic, she practiced for 14 years at Palo Alto Medical Clinic. A Menlo Park native, Dr. Mein is thrilled to be practicing in her community. She brings a thorough, patient-centered, compassionate approach to all areas of adult gastroenterology and hepatology. Away from work, Dr. Mein enjoys being active and outside with her three kids and husband, traveling and cooking.

Note: Dr. Mein only sees patients ages 18 and up.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Medical Education: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine (1998) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency (2000) CA
  • Fellowship: UCSF Gastroenterology Fellowship (2004) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (2004)
  • Residency: Univ of Texas Health Science at San Antonio (2001) TX

Practice Locations


Menlo Medical Clinic in Menlo Park - 321 Middlefield Menlo Park, CA
Menlo Park, CA

321 Middlefield Road

Menlo Park , CA 94025

(650) 498-6500

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Patient Ratings

(227 Ratings)

Overall Rating
4.9/5

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4.9/5
Friendliness
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.8/5
Explanations
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.9/5
Listens
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8/5
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.9/5
Recommended to others
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4.5/5
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Patient Reviews

(95 reviews)

I am very grateful to have Dr. Mein as my GI doctor and appreciate the time she took during today's visit. Dr. Mein listens and explains well.
Excellent physician, very caring and pleasant
Dr. Mein is a confident doctor. I have a good impression on Dr. Mein.
Dr. Mein is first GI specialist taking seriously my issues and I feel comfortable discussing my concerns with her. She’s always respond to my messages the same day which is comforting when I am not sure what is the best way to address the problem.
Dr. Sinda Mein never gives up on me like prior doctor's, so blessed to have found her. I have the utmost confidence, that she will help me find a resolution to my ongoing stomach issues.
Dr Mein is extremely competent and personable and she listens carefully
Our meeting was very productive.
Dr Mein is a very caring and she is patient to answer your quests to give you a better understanding of your overall health.
Dr Mein was excellent and attentive.
I have been seeing Dr. Mein for many years now. I trust her, and I am happy under her care. She is an excellent care provider.
Dr. Meir is very thorough in preparing for this meeting and was well prepared even thought we did not meet in person this time. She made a very good recommendation for a new medication.
Dr. Mein is very calm and kind. She answered all my questions in details and made arrangement for what I needed.
Dr Mein is very knowledgeable, explains everything in detail, good listener and values patients' comments.
Dr. Mein is thorough in her questions to help her understand my concerns. She listened and was very thoughtful in her answers and suggestions for addressing my concerns. I really appreciate her manner and approach.
Dr. Mein was great. Very efficient and comprehensive.
Very thorough, very compassionate.
Dr. Mein is fantastic.
she is thoughtful and attentive. She is the first GI physician who has even me thorough and detailed assistance.
Great provider.
Dr. Mein is a very knowledgeable, articulate and caring physician.
visit went very well. she was attentive and thoughtful
Excellent
excellent! thanks again
Outstanding Doctor
She’s outstanding. Loss to PAMF, a plus for Menlo Clinic. I’ve read the other reviews about her, and I agree 100%.
Dr. Mein is very thorough and took time to answer my questions. I feel like I am in good care with her and would highly recommend her.
Dr. Mein was very kind, thorough. Asked probing/pertinent questions to understand my issues. Explained next steps.
Extremely professional, knowledgeable and responsive. Happy she was there for me.
Only issue would be waiting time to actually getting your appointment
Excellent and kind Dr!!!
I would highly rate Dr. Mein to anyone. She is professional and good at what she does.
Sinda Mein listens carefully and gives thoughtful suggestions. She is very thorough and easy to talk to. I feel like I finally have a partner in managing my GI health!
She is friendly, well-informed, and patient.
DR Mein is the BEST GI doctor I have ever had (and I have gone to 6 other gastroenterologists)
Dr Mein is knowledgeable and thorough
Very kind and caring doctor. Asks good, probing questions to get the information she needs. Very glad that I am under care.
She listens, has a sense of humor, and gives straight-forward answers. Also, I feel that she genuinely cares about me, as her patient.
As always, Dr. Mein was fantastic. Always takes the time to explain things to me clearly, answers all of my questions, & works with me to make sure I understand where we go from here.
She is gifted, patient, knowledgeable doctor.
Dr. Main is very patient and kind doctor. She is able to answer my questions and well explains my concerns.
She is a fabulous doctor. I always feel heard, she’s kind and caring and guides me. I appreciate her excellent care.
SHE IS PERFECT, AS ALWAYS.
Dr Mein is compassionate, emphatic, and thorough. I wouldn't have it any other way
Dr. Mein is wonderful!
Very good visit. Direct and easy.
Awesome doctor who always has time for my questions and concerns.
Dr Mien is extremely personable, knowledgeable, explained well & answered my questions. She is thorough in her monitoring of my Barrett’s , stomach & colon issues & had written a digital letter re: my results to help me understand the results of my colonoscopy & endoscopy to preface our video visit . I have already recommended Dr Mien to others
She is a brilliant doctor, caring compassionate and competent and thorough
She was wonderful
The doctor is excellent very knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly!
Without reservation.
Dr. Mein is wonderful; very thorough and caring.
Dr. Mein put me at ease discussing topics that I normally do not talk about.
Dr. Marian was excellent. Answered my questions and explained the procedure thoroughly.
Dr. Mein is very thorough and such a good listener. She listened to all my concerns.
Dr. Mein is an excellent, conscientious physician and I made an effort to contact her after she left PAMF where I first met her.
Dr. Mein was professional, friendly, explained everything I needed to know clearly, and included my input into next steps.
excellent experience , would recommend her to anyone
Dr. Mein is EXCELLENT!
I liked the doctor. Very to the point and I appreciated her proactive stance on things.
This was my first visit with Dr. Mein, and I so appreciated the time she took to understand my concerns, as well as her thoroughness and compassion.
Not too friendly, bedside manners need improvement. I feel more at ease when I have a friendlier doctor.
Very good skills in terms of eliciting a medical history without intimidating the patient. Very receptive to our questions and concerns. I would highly recommend her.
I was impressed with Dr. Mein. She gave me plenty of time to understand which is the best way to proceed.
She may have been trying to make up time for the other appointments and so I felt kind of rushed and was hesitant in elaborating on my queries and tried to keep them short. I know that Dr. Mein is an excellent doctor and I'll refer her to others anytime.
Dr. Mien is great! I feel very comfortable talking with her about my health issues. She takes my concerns seriously.
Dr. Mein was exceptional. She fit me into her schedule the same day I called. She diagnosed what was wrong and how to heal it. She was right! And, she gave me the solution to a life long problem. She is exceptional and caring.
The care provider asked all the relevant questions I could think of relating to my experiences. I felt that it was thorough in understanding what might be effecting me.
was very pleased w visit. dr mein spent a lot of time with me. felt she really listened to me.
she shared her concern about my health condition, that made me comfortable
First meeting; good recommendations for follow-up.
couldn't have been better
I've already recommended her to a friend.
Dr. Mein was incredible. I felt extremely heard and valued as an individual and felt she gave me her full attention, care, and time.
Dr Mein was EXCELLENT! She went above and beyond taking time to understand all aspects of my medical history and current issues. My medical condition is complicated and she was attentive to the details. I found her professional and intelligent yet personable and approachable.
Dr. Mein has always given me excellent care. She is easy to talk too and show genuine concern for my problems. I feel she co-partners with me to find just the right treatment whenever necessary. I have followed her ffrom PAMF to Menlo Medical because of her attention to detail.
Rey pleased with caregiver
I am very pleased to be seeing Dr. Mein again. She is comptent, kind, and thorough.
Dr. Mein is a wonderful doctor and spent a lot of time with me at this follow-up visit. She was also very concerned about how I was treated when I phoned in about my delay and how that was handled.
I came to the Menlo Clinic specifically because Dr. Mein is there. I trust her with my health!
dr Mein is thorough, knowledgeable and interactive. she is a good problem solver and works with me
Dr. Mein is superior in every way.
great
Dr Mein is a very pleasant knowledgeable physician. She explains everything thoroughly, takes time to make sure that I understand everything and coordinates my care with other physicians. Outstanding!
Good explanations & clear.
I was very pleased with the doctor. She answered my question and took time to understand my needs/concerns. She also took the time to follow up after the visit.
Just starting w/Dr. Mein after Dr. Chan retired. Dr. Chan spoke well of her and I am happy with Dr. Mein's kindness and clinical skills.
Dr. Mein is great! She studied my chart thoroughly before our first meeting and listened well. Plus, she followed up with a message on MyHealth.
Dr. Mein is very compassionate and listens to what you say.
Dr. Mein and her staff were very kind and showed much care during my visit. I appreciate all that they do for their patients.
good
Although it was my first time at the Middlefield location, I have seen Dr. Mein prior to her joining Menlo Clinic.
amazing care
it was helpful to get a printout of the doctor's instructions.
Dr. Mein was very well prepared and had already researched my GI history before visit. She explained recommended tests well. She seemed very interested in resolving my GI issues and helping me to feel better.

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