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Donald J. Tesch, MD
Family Medicine
 
4.4 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Tesch specializes in preventive care, men’s wellness, skin conditions and cardiovascular health.
Personal Information
Dr. Tesch enjoys family, fitness, history, bread baking and travel.
Languages
English, Spanish
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Family Medicine, Pediatrics
Board Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, 1988
Internship
Harbor - University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, 1989
Residency
White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1991
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.4 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.4 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.4 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.4 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.3 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Tesch is a great primary dr.!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Tesch was wonderful! he listened and adviced in a way that made sense. I loved the virtual format! it was my first time. Dr Tesch was completely focused on me and could look me right in the face and talk. Wonderful experience!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr Tesch has taken good care of me throughout the years.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Tesch showed real interest is my treatment and asked questions. This was an annual exam and medication review.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
He was quickly in and out. Seemed very unattached and like he didn't even want to be in the room for such a quick appointment. The body language he gave off was that he didn't want to be there. doctors like that are part of the reason I don't like going to the doctor to begin with. they need to act like they care and want to see all their patients.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dt Tesch is and excellent doctor and has helped me a great deal in the past six months.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Tesh seemed in a hurry. Told me he would not take me on as his doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
My primary care provider, Dr Petrin, retired and I was interested in evaluating Dr Tesch as my new primary care provider. Since it was our first meeting there was expectation on my part that there would be a few minutes of getting to know each other. Dr Tesch seemed in a hurry. He looked at my skin issue and could not say what it was. He recommended seeing a dermatologist and a urologist for a separate symptom he was not familiar with.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
The Doctor seemed to be experienced and thorough as well as friendly.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Big fan of *Dr. Tesch.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
My consult lasted approximately 8 minutes. By the 4 minute point, I was already prescribed a medication for my issue. There was very little exploration of what might be causing my issue. Symptoms rather than cause seemed to be the treatment goal.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Tesch took charge and made decisions that were in my my best interests so I could make decisions.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Again, all good!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I did recommend our neighbor to *Dr. Tech - she loves him. Our neighbor took her sister who is an RN & the sister said he was very through completely.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Provided thorough information and care plan.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Dr. Tesch suggested a new med for my cough. It WORKS! It is so nice to sleep w/o coughing all night.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Dr. Tesch has been my doctor for over 30 years. I trust him with my health. He is a great doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Tesch is the best!