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World-class physicians practice at El Camino Hospital because they have the freedom to deliver the care they know is right--right for you. We understand selecting a physician is an important decision. The physicians found in this section of our web site have offices near our Mountain View or Los Gatos campuses and have admission privileges at both locations. For a list of all the physicians on our medical staff click here.

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Eric A. Pifer, MD

Gender:
Male
Specialties:
Internal Medicine
Office Address:
Silicon Valley Primary Care
2660 Grant Road, Suite E
Mountain View, CA 94040 Map »
(650) 962-4370
Medical School:
Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital
Internship:
Temple University Hospital
Residency:
Temple University Hospital
Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine
Languages:
French
Additional Comments:
Dr. Eric A. Pifer is the Chief Medical Officer for El Camino Hospital and a practicing physician who works with patients in our Adult and Senior Health clinics. He was previously the assistant professor of medicine and chief medical information officer at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, an enterprise dedicated to the missions of medical education, biomedical research and quality patient care. Dr. Pifer has received the American Medical Director of Information Systems Award for Excellence and the Alfred E. Stengel Health System Champion Award. He is widely published on the subject of health care informatics, and co-authored Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support, a highly regarded resource for those in the health care industry.

Philosophy of Care Statement
Dr. Pifer believes in an approach to care that emphasizes non-pharmacologic approaches to healthy living such as diet and exercise. This being said, he recognizes the critical importance of some modern medicines and the incredible power of modern diagnostics including genetic testing where needed. He prides himself on providing detailed explanation of disease process and options and empowering his patients to make good choices.

Dr. Pifer has an additional office located at:
Senior Health Program
2660 Grant Road, Suite F
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 962-4360
 

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