Douglas Beers, MD

Patient Rating:

4.9 Read all reviews

My Specialties:

HIV Medicine; Internal Medicine, Board-certified

My Areas of Focus:

Hepatitis, Hepatitis

Languages:

English, Interpreters available for other languages

Gender:

Male

Affiliations:

Emanuel Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center

Where I see patients

Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Emanuel

About Me:

I enjoy seeing my practice as a collaboration between myself and my patients to approach issues impacting their lives, both medical and non-medical. Activities: My default mode is to be moving, whether that is cycling, hiking, gardening, or woodworking. As my father said, “always in motion, never in a hurry.”

Education:
Residency: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Year I Started Practice: 1979
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

Patient Rating

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4.9 out of 5     166 Ratings     90 Comments

Jan 4, 2023
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I HAVE BEEN A PATIENT OF DR. BEERS FOR 20+ YEARS. I CONTINUE TO SEE HIM EVEN THOUGH I LIVE OVER AN HOUR'S DRIVE AWAY FROM HIS OFFICE. THE REASON? HE'S A GREAT CARING PHYSICIAN. I WOULD GLADLY RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE.

Jan 4, 2023
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I have worked with Dr. Beers as my PCP for almost 35 years. He is an excellent doctor with great communication skills including, but not limited to a great sense of humor. We discuss- when relevant- best evidenced based research from a collaborative perspective. He is well informed about a wide range of medical and/or other subjects. Legacy and his patients is/are fortunate that Dr. Beers is still working.

Jan 3, 2023
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Dr Beers was warm and welcoming being my first appointment with him

Dec 27, 2022
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Visits with Dr. Beers are always good. Most are checkups as I am rarely ill.

Dec 22, 2022
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I have never had a poor experience with any associate at Legacy. They are always friendly, efficient and get me checked in and ready to go. I really appreciate staff getting me (on short notice) to see Dr Beers for injuries from an auto accident last May. Staff got the insurance info from the person who collided with us for billing my accident out quickly. Thank you everyone.

Dec 21, 2022
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Dr Beers is the best provider I've had in my life.

Dec 15, 2022
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Dr. Beers is exceptional - he truly attends to my concerns, knows me, and is forth right & direct but kind. He is a life saver.

Dec 15, 2022
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A very good doctor!!

Dec 15, 2022
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Exceptional health care concerns addressed with plans of actions. I am pleased to be accepted as a returning patient.

Dec 14, 2022
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This office could be so much better if it ran on time. Everything is usually late. Can also be very difficult to get an appointment. Put the blood draw option back in the clinic. There should not be a requirement to have an office visit to refill a prescription. It might be easier to get an appointment when you need ift if there were not done many unnecessary required visits. This comes across as just a way to charge more money than to offer better care.

Dec 14, 2022
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Pleasant visit.

Dec 12, 2022
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Our family loves Dr. Beers!

Dec 1, 2022
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Dr Beers knows how to listen and spend quality time with his patients. I am so grateful to have him as my primary physician.

Dec 1, 2022
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Very helpful

Dec 1, 2022
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Dr. Beers is simply the best.

Nov 30, 2022
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Dr. Beers is unique, a singularity, one of a kind, unparalleled.

Nov 29, 2022
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I have been seeing Dr. Beers for many years. He always treats me as a partner in my health care. He listens carefully and asks good questions. He is knowledgeable and compassionate. I always feel heard and respected. Legacy is very fortunate to have him on staff.

Nov 21, 2022
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Best doc I've have in long as I can remember.

Nov 17, 2022
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I have been a patient of Dr. Beers for over 25 years. He has always treated me with respect and professionalism. He has never been in a hurry and has always listened. When he retires he will be hard to replace.

Nov 16, 2022
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Dr. Beers is an excellent doctor. Always listen to your question/concerns.

Nov 15, 2022
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Dr Beers was great. But the exam room was icy cold and there's no blankets available. I had an EKG done and shivered through it all. After Dr Beers was done, the physicians assistant didn't return to give me directions and I sat in the exam room long enough that I finally stepped out to see if they forgot me. The doctor also said I would pick up a heart monitor the same day, but found out at the desk I would need another appointment. Just seems to be a lack of continuity of care.

Nov 1, 2022
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Very helpful!

Oct 25, 2022
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Dr. Beers is awesome. We love Legacy. Recently I had a visit to Ottsu. Ottsu is horrible and contemptible.

Oct 25, 2022
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I, as a pediatric medical provider have never seen an annual wellness exam being done by asking questions only; If I had not asked for Dr. Beers to check my ears for a possible cerumen impaction or ask for a pelvic and pap smear, I would have not been touched!!!! What about the person who has a melanoma or precancerous mold on the skin that they cannot see, a lump in the breast and no mammogram was requested? I, as a provider would have done the whole spectrum of S-O-A-P and a thorough examination. I have an Ophthalmologist for the glaucoma issue, a dentist for the dental needs, and I stay on top of my health by asking questions on MY RECORD. The time has changed, I know, but an annual P.E. Where you onlyl have a Q and A time together? Is this the new standard, usual and customary way an annual P.E. Is done? Dr. Beers was always one who took the time to ask, share and examine my body, at least look into the ears and listen to the chest for any cardiac symptoms, but not this time. What is happening? I felt somewhat insulted to have an annual P.E. Via Q/A only. This is the new standard of doing a P.E.? I would never bill an insurance company the billing rate for a total P.E.after dping a NO TOUCH, Q/A exam. I actually received a report of one of the providers that Dr. Beers referred me to for a right hip wound and he listed the total exam being done (HEENT/NECK/CR/ABD/EXTREMETIES/REFLEXES, etc. And he never touched me. He pulled down the dressing on the wound and inspected the drainage, but never touched me. I was appalled and insulted to have this NO TOUCH physical exam. I am being honest and sincere in all that I say.

Oct 20, 2022
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Dr. Beers is the best! He easily cites evidence from medical literature when answering my questions (eg, regarding sleep, as well as how Losartan and Carvedilol work). He listens, is supportive and builds on my strengths! (Give him a raise!)

Oct 17, 2022
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As always, Dr. Beers was personable, professional in his advice and a caring listener. I appreciate his honesty and suggestions, and felt better about my overall health after my visit.

Oct 12, 2022
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Listened to my issues regarding recent loss was able to get both COVID and flu shots.

Oct 11, 2022
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I always enjoy visiting with Dr. Beers.

Sep 20, 2022
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Doctor Beers and associated staff are always professional and very helpful.

Sep 20, 2022
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Yes Good.

Sep 19, 2022
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Everyone would be blessed to have this doctor and his team. Best care humanly possible.

Sep 15, 2022
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Dr. Beers is always wonderful to work with.

Sep 15, 2022
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I love the man and he is the reason I am in excellent health after being HIV + for 30 years

Sep 14, 2022
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Dr Beers is attentive, kind, compassionate, listens and truly cares.

Sep 13, 2022
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Dr. Beers is always conversant on the relevant research. He takes the time to listen and to explain my treatment options.

Sep 6, 2022
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My visit was totally positive.

Sep 1, 2022
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I am a long-term patient of Dr. Beers and I value and respect his expertise and advice very much!

Aug 31, 2022
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Ive never had a doctor that I trust as much as Doug Beers. His analytical approach to my health care is a great comfort.

Aug 24, 2022
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Excellent visit

Aug 24, 2022
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I am a physician. I consider Dr. Beers to be the role model of what an internal medicine specialist and physician should be. He is absolutely outstanding and brilliant and kind. I am lucky to have him as my doctor.

Aug 22, 2022
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Dr Beers is a very compassionate and great doctor that always provides the best medical care possible.

Aug 10, 2022
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Very knowledgeable about my health

Aug 4, 2022
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Doug Beers. One of the best I worked at Legacy Good Sam.

Aug 1, 2022
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They all are the best people.

Jul 28, 2022
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Dr Beers is the best

Jul 14, 2022
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Length of experience, communication & knowledge.

Jul 13, 2022
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Long wait in waiting room, but it was explained by Dr Beers why. Very good reason for it. Dr Beers is the best primary care physician over the course of my 60 years. Bar none!

Jul 11, 2022
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He is an excellent physician and knows his trade!

Jul 5, 2022
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I am satisfied with Dr Beers for my health care. Only one thing I wish he had done in the beginning with my injury would have been a culture in the beginning instead of the end.

Jun 30, 2022
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He takes time to listen to my issues and concerns. Lets me see the charts and talks about what to improve on.

Jun 22, 2022
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Everything was right to the point,quick in and back to work.

Jun 21, 2022
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Wait time was a bit long. Dr. Beers seemed very interested in hearing about any health concerns I might have.

Jun 20, 2022
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Hopefully, Legacy will continue facilitating Dr. Beers training next generation of health providers as he is a great model to follow. He is a terrific MD with great communications skills and a very wide range of specific medical/scientific skills. He has been my PCP since around 1986-87; I am very grateful for all his care.

Jun 16, 2022
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Need better follow up.

Jun 13, 2022
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Semi retired hard to get into - told I couldn't see anyone else.

Jun 8, 2022
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Well often not enough time to talk on all issues

Jun 2, 2022
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I love Dr. Beers. He always takes the time I need & fully explains things - We work on my healthcare as a team.

Jun 1, 2022
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I do not recommend any product or service. I will tell others my experience and let them decide if the product or service is for them.My visit went well with Dr Beers. He ordered an A1C blood test and a 4th Covid shot. Then I sat and waited. After 30 minute wait (it Is now 1115) I went to the nurses station and no body was there. I then went to the reception desk and asked how to find someone to do the blood test and give me the shot. They found a tech to complete those functions. A 1020 hr's appointment stretched to after 1200 hr's. I don't think that the nurses and techs checked to see that all the ordered tasks were complete before going to lunch. I had to send me copes for a noon appointment. I think planning 90 min in my schedule for routine medical care should be enough.

May 31, 2022
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Doug Beers and admin staff are excellent, efficient and friendly. Thank you.

May 12, 2022
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Very helpful discussions about ways to improve my health.

May 11, 2022
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Dr Beers has been seeing [name removed] for years. He has treated him like a regular person. Even though his disability keeps him from answering in correct way. Dr Beers has a unique special way he treats [name removed]. I wish all Internrsts and reg Doctors were the same.

May 9, 2022
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Excellent provider.... (medical) very professional doctor & human....

May 9, 2022
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Never had a physician who makes you feel like he has no other patients.

May 9, 2022
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Dr. Beers is a great physician!!

Apr 28, 2022
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I have no words. My doctor is the best person I've ever had facilitating myself health, and I'm beyond fortunate to be his patient

Apr 27, 2022
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About as good as it gets. Never a problem, always quality from all staff and Dr. Beers. No complaints at all.

Apr 26, 2022
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Did what was expected

Apr 26, 2022
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I always enjoy my visits

Apr 25, 2022
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Dr Beers has been my PCP for 20 years. Through every health care provider change, my FIRST requirement was that my carrier be one that allowed me to remain In his care. His incredible wealth of knowledge has kept me alive when I absolutely should be dead.I have had a cascade of life threatening Illnesses, and under his care I am thriving. His habit of reviewing each patients health records that is seeing that day, is incredibly rare, and is very beneficial to his clients. He has called me at home, he has given up his lunch to see me immediately, he is the best possible physician. I have seen many healthcare providers in my life, including some excellent examples. None compare to Doctor Beers, he Is better at his profession at nearly 72, than many fresh graduates are In their 20s and 30s. As for reception, they are invariably kind and helpful. Even as the staff has changed over the years, the level of service has not. I also use the services of the Medication Management Team, they are absolutely wonderful. Lab services phlebotomists draw my blood very often, I have never had a bad experience with a blood draw. Even when I have had to have a second stick (my veins are scarred from years of chemotherapy), It Is painless.

Apr 21, 2022
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Dr Beers removed a stubborn sliver.

Apr 13, 2022
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As always very professional, friendly and helpful service

Apr 11, 2022
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I have a great relationship with my Doctor and his staff thank you for asking me about my thoughts I so very much appreciated and am thankful for my health Team.

Apr 7, 2022
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Dr. Beers is the best Doctor ever.

Apr 5, 2022
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Dr. Beers is a caring, knowledgeable and is always treats me like I have a brain. I will be sad when he retires - He is the best. Thank you Dr. Beers.

Mar 31, 2022
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It's all good!

Mar 31, 2022
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Dr Beers always provides excellent care.

Mar 24, 2022
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Very good & wonderful.

Mar 24, 2022
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Dr. Beers listens to me and is very knowledgeable. The staff is always pleasant. I wish Dr. Beers and his staff would work at the coast so it was more convenient for me to see him!

Mar 23, 2022
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Excellent, careful and caring doctor

Mar 23, 2022
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Excellent health care provider.

Mar 22, 2022
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Dr. Beers is exceptionally in tune to make physical and mental well-being. He has been my primary care physician for over 25 years

Mar 22, 2022
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I have been seeing Doug for years. I trust his opinion and have followed his advice. As a result of his counsel, I've arrived at the age of [age removed] in very good health.

Feb 16, 2022
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Dr Beers explains my mental/ physical health very clearly. He is by far the best doctor I have ever seen. Thank you! May more doctors follow in your footsteps.

Feb 10, 2022
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At this visit Dr. Beers listened to everything I had to say and he took the time to check out any concerns I had just like he always has.

Feb 10, 2022
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He was very concerned about my leg

Feb 10, 2022
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Dr. Beers and I have worked together since [year removed] or so. He is very familiar with my complete medical history. A top professional, we often discuss the most medical/scientific findings relevant to a condition or concern. A very decent, genuine and empathic MD! I have never had any unsatisfactory experiences. He has been extremely helpful over many years right down to our mtg this week. He carefully explained my current concern/issue and related it to known medical history. Very helpful visit as was our last visit regarding possible hearing loss.

Feb 10, 2022
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This doctor listens to me,respectfully.

Feb 7, 2022
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Dr. Beers is pleasant & articulate.

Feb 3, 2022
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Doug Beers is the best Doc we've ever gone to. Love him!

Feb 2, 2022
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Always exceeded expectations I use the app to communicate with the office and Dr. Any time I need and I ALWAYS receive a prompt response
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