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Jo Ellen Pitzer MD

Jo Ellen Pitzer MD

(714) 974-2900
Primary Specialties
  • Family Practice
     (Board Certified)
  • Affiliations
    St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
    Primary Office
    8078 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
    Anaheim Hills, CA 92808
    Fax:
    (714) 279-7501
    Web Page:
    www.sjhmg.com
    Insurance ID Numbers

    Aetna: 373576


    Blue Cross: 0RD141


    Blue Shield: 00A752850


    Blue Shield 65+: 2M0496


    Blue Shield CHOICE (Medicare): JA0260


    CIGNA: 6596601022


    Health Net: 3205096280


    Health Net Senior: 5149096280


    SCAN: 866-34888


    United Healthcare: 0183420107

    Physician Bio

    One of the best aspects of family medicine is caring for different generations as well as entire families. This allows me to see the big picture and offer more comprehensive care: I love being able to not only treat a patient for the flu, but also ask how their mother is doing or how their son did on his college finals. Patients are more than just a set of symptoms, and I enjoy learning about their lives, pressures and concerns. It's part of knowing how to most effectively care for them: a better understanding of my patients' overall well-being allows me to offer more effective healthcare treatment and advice.

    I am an enthusiastic advocate of prevention – taking care of issues while they are still small, as well as getting consistent exercise, enough sleep, and managing stress in healthy ways – all an important part of improving a patient's quality of life. I believe my patients would describe me as a doctor who listens carefully, responds with compassion, and offers strong evidenced-based care.

    Areas of Interest

    • Pediatrics
    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Preventative Care
    • Women's & Men's Health

    Experience & Education

    Education
    Medical School:
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine – Pittsburgh, PA

    Internship:
    Sharp Grossmont Hospital – San Diego, CA

    Residency:
    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center – Long Beach, CA