Patricia A. Cavender, M.D. Providence Employed Provider

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
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
Year
UCLA David Geffen School Of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Medical School
1982
Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL
Internship
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Residency
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross - California Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross - Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross - Senior Plan HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross POS/EPO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Sheild of CA PPO
  • Blue Shield of CA - 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA - Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield of CA - Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA - Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA - HMO Plus POS
  • Blue Shield of CA - POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Community Care Network - PPO
  • First Health- Through Coventry
  • GWH-Cigna HMO
  • GWH-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net - Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net - HMO
  • Health Net - PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net - Seniority Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus
  • Interplan (formerly Healthsmart)
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan (Private Healthcare Systems or PHCS)
  • OC Preferred Provider Organization
  • Oscar Health EPO
  • Scan - Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons - Secure/UHC HMO
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
Clinical Interests
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Keratosis
  • Melanoma
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
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.

4.7 out of 5 (74 Ratings, 28 Comments)


70

03/23/2020
During my last app't. the Dr. was 25+ mins. late in seeing me. Didn't apologize for being late, nor did she acknowledge me with a pleasant hello. This didn't seem like her usual character, but I suspect that because she was running behind, she was rushed and therefore, seemed to rush through her visit with me. I was disappointed. Didn't like being rushed through, especially since I was 'early' for my app't. and on time. But she was leaving Facey the following day, so perhaps she didn't feel that it was important to provide the optimal service. That's what it felt like.
100

03/17/2020
Dr. Cavender is very thorough in her examinations and explanation of dermatology! Sad and sorry to see her leaving Facey.
100

03/15/2020
Doctor was great! To bad she is leaving!
98.6

03/15/2020
She was kind and thorough with problem assessment and treatment plan. The print out report at the end of visit also reinforced what she explained verbally.
67.2

03/03/2020
I felt that my provider had quick solutions to my problems, but did not bring up potential side effects of certain treatments. It would have been nice to get more information about possible lifestyle changes I could do to help my issue, besides just taking medication.
91.6

02/10/2020
Everything as good
100

02/02/2020
Dr. Cavender is leaving and her replacement is not yet available for appointments.
100

01/14/2020
Dr. Cavendar is ONE OF BEST PROVIDERS I have experienced as a patient of Facey for 24 years. Excellent!!!
100

01/08/2020
Wait time as 45 minutes. This Dr seems to have a long wait time ever time I've he an appointment
100

12/29/2019
My Dr is very efficient.
100

12/11/2019
everything went good
10

12/10/2019
Dr. Cavender, in my opinion does not have a good bedside manner. She would discount many if the thoughts I had and interrupt me from completing my sentences. [...]
100

11/26/2019
The doctor is very kind & explains your diagnosis well. Spends as much time as you need, she is very professional and puts you at ease.
100

10/30/2019
Before seeing Dr. Cavender I had two previous dermatologists that I was never really happy with. Dr. Cavender is by far the best dermatologist I have had. She is knowledgeable and listens to the patients needs. I never feel like she is rushing me through my appointments. I have and will continue to recommend her to my friends and family. A+++
84.2

10/20/2019
I thought the provider I had was kind and listened to me. She gave me immediate solutions to try. I just was not please with my hour and a half wait. [...]
48.6

10/10/2019
[...] I was only in her office 7-8 minutes. I won't see this doctor again.
100

10/09/2019
The Dr was very thorough in examining me all over for a mole check.
100

09/17/2019
good
61.4

09/17/2019
I had concern over a few skin tags on my body and wanted Dr Cardevar to remove. she did remove 1, but it took awhile to persuade her to do so. She was nice and seemed to listen.
100

09/15/2019
*Dr. Cavender was easy/pleasant to talk to, was very knowledgeable, & gladly provided additional instruction of how to help my needs.
100

09/07/2019
Great
100

08/27/2019
Dr. Cavender is thorough and explains what she is seeing during the examination. she is pleasant and efficient and the best dermatologist I have seen at Facey.
100

08/06/2019
I am very pleased with my care provider and will return to her when needed/warranted.
100

07/30/2019
Excellent service by everyone from front desk to provider.
100

07/30/2019
I like Dr. Cavender very much. I felt it had very good care from her.
92.8

07/18/2019
There is too much time between when the primary care provider puts in the initial referral to when the patient receives the information, in the mail, in order to schedule an appointment with a specialist.
100

07/07/2019
Dr. Cavender is patient, knowledgeable, skilled.
100

06/26/2019
This was a very pleasant experience. I've already recommended this doctor to a family member.
 
Facey Medical Group - Valencia Specialty & Women's Health Center
23803 McBean Parkway
Suite 202

Valencia, CA 91355
191 South Buena Vista Street
Suite 100

Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 433-3690
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
23845 McBean Parkway