Christopher F. Avelino, M.D. Providence Employed Provider

Languages: English
Specialties:
Professional Statement
We are a premier healthcare team dedicated to providing innovative medical services in a caring and professional atmosphere. Each of us is committed to service, innovation, and quality care, while serving the needs of the community.
Education
Institution
Type
Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School
University Of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Internship
University Of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Residency
Health Plans Accepted
  • AARP
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross - California Care HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Shield of CA - 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA - Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA - CalPERS HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA - Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA - Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Community Care Network - PPO
  • First Health Network - PPO/EPO
  • GWH-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net - Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net - HMO
  • Health Net - PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net - Seniority Plus HMO
  • Humana - HMO
  • Interplan - PPO/EPO
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • MultiPlan LTD - PPO
  • OC Preferred Provider Organization
  • Oscar Health EPO
  • Scan - Senior Health Plan HMO
  • TriCare/TriWest - PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Allergy To Insects
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Annual Examination
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Injury
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Bedbugs
  • Bereavement
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Management
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Claudication
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • College Health
  • Common Cold
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Coping
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distractible
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Exam
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Employee Health
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erythema
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • First Degree Burns
  • Flatulence
  • Floaters
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Pain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatrics
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gout
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Head Congestion
  • Head Lump
  • Headache
  • Health Maintenance
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematochezia
  • Hematuria
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hernia
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Hpv Vaccination
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunizations
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Injury To Foot
  • Injury To Hand
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratitis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Lipoma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Memory Disorders
  • Men's Health
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Migraine
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Norovirus
  • Nose Pain
  • Numbness
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis
  • Overweight
  • Pain In Digit
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Reaction
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Prediabetes
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Pruritus
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Rosacea
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker's Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Splinter Removal
  • Sprain
  • Sputum Production
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stridor
  • Stye
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sunburn
  • Suture Removal
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick-Borne Infections
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Twitching
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Type I Diabetes
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Vaccines
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Varicella Virus
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Wellness
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (199 Ratings, 69 Comments)


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12/29/2019
I always feel well taken care of at my doctor's office.
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12/29/2019
DR Avelino.is a good and caring person. He is an excellent Dr.
100

12/28/2019
Dr. Avelino always listens to my concerns and gives me thoughtful advice and referrals to a specialist if needed. Facey is lucky to have him!
100

12/18/2019
Sometimes appointments are 2 months away which is a long wait. Referrals are sometimes slow, at least in my husband's case. I do want to compliment Dr. Avelino for taking adequate time & for addressing my questions. He's a keeper.
100

12/02/2019
Dr. Avelino is the best i hope he never leaves.
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11/26/2019
I always get great care with Dr Avelino!
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11/26/2019
As always very good.
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11/10/2019
I always have good experiences on my vicits
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11/05/2019
Dr. Avelino and his staff are always so professional.
100

10/31/2019
Dr. Avelino is an awesome care provider!
100

10/30/2019
I received very prompt and excellent care from my physician and medical assistant.
90

10/09/2019
Dr. Avelino has been our primary care physician for 20 years. We appreciate his time and knowledgeable advice and recommendations.
100

10/07/2019
Dr Avelino is very caring and listens to of our complaints and is very helpful
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10/06/2019
Dr Avelino and his office staff continue to treat me as a person and patient never just a chart number. I feel grateful for his care and concern.
100

09/29/2019
Always cares and is interested in my well being. I think my doctor is wonderful.
80

09/26/2019
Very happy with provider and with visit.
100

09/24/2019
Excellent service
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09/17/2019
all good
100

09/15/2019
Dr Avenlino is the best doctor I ever had he has been my doctor for [...] years and I trust him. He has taken care of me with all my medical problems he is very good. And has help me alot. He is very professional and very knowledgeable. Just can't say enough on how good he is a respect him alot
100

09/13/2019
I have been a patient of Dr Avelino for [...] years. I am a huge fan!!
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09/10/2019
Dr Avelino always listens and shows compassion during office visits.
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08/25/2019
Dr. Avelino is the best! He always takes the time to listen and explain my health issues. I just love him.
100

08/20/2019
Dr Aveleno is an excellent doctor. He does not appear to be in a hurry and listens to my concerns.
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08/20/2019
dr Avellino and his assistant and receptionist is are the best
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08/20/2019
Dr Avelino is amazing and his staff are very friendly and accomodating.
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08/15/2019
Dr. Avelino is a great doctor. I've been seeing him for many years. He genuinely cares for his patients. I wish sometimes he would respond back to my non urgent medical questions on mychart a little quicker but overall I don't think I could have asked for a better physician.
100

08/11/2019
Dr Avelino is an excellent provider and listens to my concerns
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08/05/2019
Always treats me with respect and is very knowledgeable. I am very happy with my care provider.
100

08/04/2019
Great provider.
70

07/23/2019
Various referrals from different doctors was frustrating as to narrowing down my problem. Needed to focus on one doctor to coordinate my problem.
100

07/23/2019
I always feel comfortable with Dr Avelino, he takes the time to listen and gives advice to help my situation. He doesn't rush you out either, he listens well to my concerns. Im glad he's my primary dr at Facey.
100

07/23/2019
Love Dr. Avelino, wish he was more available in clinic hours!
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07/15/2019
Dr. Avelino is a very caring and understanding doctor. He always has good advice for me in taking my meds.
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07/09/2019
great all around experience.
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07/08/2019
Dr. Avelino is a caring and thoughtful Doctor. He pays attention to my questions and offers good advice.
100

07/05/2019
Occasionally the wait is longer than 15 minutes. The only other issue is that sometimes when I have to refill a prescription, I have to follow up, which I feel I shouldn't have to.
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07/04/2019
I am happy with Dr. Avelino's care.
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07/02/2019
Dr. Avelino is an exceptional Dr. always Listens to concerns. complete confidence in him. thank you for his care
100

06/30/2019
dr Avelino is amazing. he is everything I need in my health care.
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06/23/2019
Always professional and genuine! Great Doctor. That's why I'm here!
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06/20/2019
Dr. Avelino and his team [...] are the absolute best and always willing to help and support the patient in every imaginable way! Dr. Avelino and his team take complete ownership of the patient's healthcare needs!
90

06/18/2019
I really like Dr Avelino. I feel he really listens to me and answers my questions. In general I think that referrals to specialists could be greatly improved. I feel that sometimes referral requests are delayed. it took me 2 appointments and 2 requests to see a specialist.
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06/18/2019
I absolutely love Dr Avelino. He is so knowledgeable about every topic I bring up. so thorough in his explanations. He listens so well and shows he is very present in the conversation. Trust him completely!
100

06/18/2019
i missed my appointment by an hour. when i called back to apologize and reschedule, they offered to fit me in immediately!!
90

06/16/2019
Sometimes there is a long wait for an appointment. If the patient asks for a specialty provider, it seems to be very difficult to get a referral. I like my doctor very much. I don't want to change.
100

06/11/2019
It is always a very friendly helpful environment
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06/04/2019
Wish the provider was not so rushed
100

05/22/2019
very caring.
100

05/22/2019
Dr Avileno is always very interested in what I discuss with him and talks in layman language so I can understand.
100

05/14/2019
All my experiences with Dr Avelino and his staff have been excellent.
90

05/14/2019
I'm satisfied with my care provider
100

05/13/2019
As always, Dr. Avelino & staff provide excellent service. Dr. Avelino is very caring an clearly explains medical advice.
90

05/12/2019
When I arrived for my appointment in the morning, the doctor already had a 25 minute wait time. I do like that they at least post that.
100

05/09/2019
New patient! Very good experience!!!
100

04/30/2019
Dr. Avelino is an excellent provider.
100

04/23/2019
Dr. Christopher Avelino is my physician for over a decade. He is exceptional good in responding to your concerns and questions. I wouldn't say this all the Facey Specialist, I have dealt with so far. Dr Avelino is a big asset to Facey and his patients. I am always grateful.
100

04/17/2019
Dr. Avelino and staff are a true asset to your organization. His great attitude and 'bed side manner' reflect in the attitude of his staff
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04/16/2019
All is very good.
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04/02/2019
always amazing great service always thank you
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04/01/2019
The best!
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03/21/2019
[...] Dr. Avellino is awesome
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02/27/2019
Dr Avelino is always knowledgeable and compassionate and I very much appreciate how professional his care team is.
100

02/26/2019
I am extremely happy with the care I receive from Dr Avelino. He has been my primary care doctor Dr Avelino has been my primary care doctor ever since I moved to Santa Clarita Valley in 2004. I am very satisfied with his bedside manner and his professionalism. He is very proactive and listens to you. He is caring and follows up with my test results with me. [...] I always recommend Dr. Avelino to my family and my friends.
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02/24/2019
excellent
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02/20/2019
All experiences excellent.
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02/20/2019
Dr Avelino is knowledgeable and caring. He took the time to address any health concerns I had. He is exactly what a patient hopes for in a doctor. Thank you Dr. Avelino.
100

02/20/2019
I have had very good experiences with this provider every time I have been in for an appointment. love them all.
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02/19/2019
pleased with service
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02/18/2019
Dr. Avelino earned my trust soon after I started seeing him as my primary care physician. I always know that when I see him, he acknowledges me as a person, he knows my history, he knows my family medical issues, and he always knows how to answer my questions and concerns. He is an amazing physician.
 
Facey Medical Group - Valencia 1, Family & Internal Medicine
26357 McBean Parkway
Suite 220

Valencia, CA 91355
(661) 705-1870