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Erik Perkins, MD

Medical doctor (MD)
Neurology (board certified)
Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy

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Location and phone

  1. Sharp Rees-Stealy Scripps Ranch
    10670 Wexford St.
    San Diego, CA 92131
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Care schedule

Sharp Rees-Stealy Scripps Ranch
10670 Wexford St.
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About Erik Perkins, MD

Neurologic disorders present special challenges to patients because they affect so many aspects of what define us a person: walking, talking, remembering and sleeping. These disorders can also occur suddenly like stroke or recurrently without warning like migraine and seizure. They require that we spend more time listening to, observing and communicating with patients and their families; this is the level of care my staff and I strive to provide. I spend most of my free time with my family. Since I have two young children, this involves a lot of running, playing and trips to Balboa Park, Birch Aquarium, San Diego Botanical Garden, Sea World, Poway Train Museum and Santee Lakes. I have also invested countless hours since I was pre-school age watching and actively supporting the Chargers and Padres (there's always next year).
Age:
 56
In practice since:
 2000
Gender:
 Male
Languages: 
English, Spanish
Education
University of Arizona:
 Medical School
Cornell Medical Center:
 Residency
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix):
 Internship
University of California, San Francisco:
 Fellowship
Hospital affiliation
Areas of focus
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NPI
1881801413

Insurance plans accepted

Erik Perkins, MD, accepts 37 health insurance plans.

Ratings and reviews

4.8
149 ratings
Patient ratings
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.9
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.9
Care provider’s efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.8
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.9
Provider discussed treatment options
4.9
Patient reviews
Verified Patient
December 8, 2023
5.0
Dr. Perkins is a compassionate, caring doctor who follows up with me to see how I am doing. His insight has been crucial to my care and health and well being. I so much appreciate his efforts.
Verified Patient
November 18, 2023
5.0
Dr Perkins listened to my concerns, answered my questions and took the time as needed to address them. He was thorough. Great experience. I would definitely recommend him to others.
Verified Patient
November 18, 2023
5.0
Dr. Perkins was very thorough and kind in explaining the issues and next steps. It is unfortunate that Sharp Healthcare's scheduling timeline does not ever line up with the amount of time the excellent physicians need to do a thorough patient visit. I am always glad that I can read about these physicians before seeing them so I know to expect a delay from the good ones who really listen and take their time to get to the bottom of a diagnosis or issue.
Verified Patient
November 13, 2023
5.0
Dr Perkins is very attentive on the call and listens to our concerns and questions.
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