Gerald Beckham - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Gerald E. Beckham

Gerald E. Beckham, MD

4.8 / 5 (based on 609 Reviews) View 141 Comments

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12462 Putnam St #203
Whittier, California 90602
  • Main: 562.789.5430
  • Fax: 562.789.4430

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier





  • Cardiology


  • Spanish



Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Los Angeles (California)


Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Los Angeles (California)


Albany Medical College (New York)


Interventional Cardiology (Sub-Spec Cert)

Cardiovascular Disease (Sub-Spec Cert)

Internal Medicine (General Cert)


Patient Reviews

August 07, 2018
Waiting to get an appointment was very long
August 06, 2018
Dr G. Beckham was very attentive; I will recommend him to my family and friends.
August 06, 2018
Kind and knowledge Dr. And the staff office.
August 06, 2018
Dr. Beckham is very personable, very helpful and very knowledgeable.
July 27, 2018
Very happy with my Dr I am recommending him to my friends and family
July 27, 2018
Dr. Beckham is very knowledgeable, compassionate and understanding regarding patient needs and their health issues.
July 27, 2018
Very professional
July 25, 2018
Good DR
July 24, 2018
Dr. Beckham is excellent! PIH has issues scheduling timely appointments, especially for fairly urgent issues such as Cardiology. Lastly, my understanding is that there are only (5) Heart Monitor/Recorders available for the entire Hospital and Cardiology department. Waiting list to gain access to a monitor is approximately a Month. For those suffering with Cardio issues, this is not satisfactory.
July 24, 2018
Dr Beckham was very thorough with explaining what he wants to do and what he wants to check. Very warming person.
July 17, 2018
Dr. Beckham is a knowledgeable cardiologist. He seems to be concerned about my health issues and wants to be helpful in my care.
July 11, 2018
Yes, I already have done that since my daughter will be getting an appointment soon.
June 27, 2018
Good doctor; terrible office wait time!
June 27, 2018
Everybody with Dr. Beckham office is very nice and helpful. God bless you all.
June 26, 2018
He is the best in PIH.
June 25, 2018
Very professional
June 20, 2018
Doctors' visits can be scary and uncomfortable but not with Dr Beckham.
June 19, 2018
He is a great Doctor.
June 19, 2018
I am so grateful to have Dr Beckham as my cardiologist. He is so consistent in his approach and services. I tell everyone how wonderful Dr Beckham is.
June 18, 2018
He is a compassionate physician
June 18, 2018
As I said Dr. Beckham took the time to answer my questions and explained things in a simple way. Again thank you!
June 12, 2018
Dr Beckham was quick to understand my concerns and provide solutions. The office staff was extremely helpful. Great experience.
June 12, 2018
Great staff, great doctor.Wait time is bad. But worth the wait. (If your not in a hurry)
June 11, 2018
He listens to my concerns,seems genuiainly concerned with my health and if He notices anything abnormal, he addresses it right away. He is a good doctor & I like him a lot.
June 08, 2018
Everything is good great Dr Staff is always polite an friendly
June 08, 2018
I appreciated Dr Beckham’s attention to my concerns. He was very attentive and demonstrated a genuine concern for my healthcare. I would definitely recommend him.
June 06, 2018
This doctor is wonderful in the way he explains things & takes the time to be certain all my questions were addressed.
June 05, 2018
Make him stay in the room with you to ask all the questions you need answers to.Call ahead and make sure if he is running on time for his appointments.
June 05, 2018
Dr.Beckham is very attentive and understanding. He is concern about my health and answers any questions thoroughly and easy to understand. I have full trust in him to make the right decisions pertaining to my health.
May 29, 2018
Be prepared to wait.
May 25, 2018
Dr Beckham is considerate and listened to what I had to say, he answered all my questions and concerns
May 25, 2018
Great Doctor
May 22, 2018
Doctor Beckham is very tentative, very professional, and best of all he actually listens to what all your concerns are. His explanation are in laymanâ??s terms where you can understand exactly what heâ??s saying.
May 16, 2018
Wait times for appointments are too long.
May 16, 2018
The Doctor and nurce were very nice to us.
May 07, 2018
Thank God we found this facility and this Dr. Previously we were sent to a cardiologist that had us wait two hours and then the facility was dusty and dirty. We never went back.
May 07, 2018
May 02, 2018
Real concern and cares about his patients. Likes what he does and it makes him a good person and doctor????????????????
May 02, 2018
Keep up the good work
May 01, 2018
Very knowledgeable
April 24, 2018
I, personally, feel Dr. Beckham is an asset to his profession. When I left his office, I felt confident that he was concerned with my health. A lady at the check out desk offered help in obtaining personal information for me and that was very kind.
April 20, 2018
The doctor explained everything he was considering and why. He also sent me home with a paper that had everything written down.
April 20, 2018
He is great! Smart, respectful and compassionate.
April 20, 2018
Very pleasant, easy to talk to, good suggestions to improve my health.
April 18, 2018
He is excellent. As a matter of fact I choose him because I met him when I brought my patient to see him ( I have a residential facility for elderly) and I liked his bedside manners. I had met almost every doctors in the area,that’s why I switch cardiologist for myself too. He is an asset for PIH, I will never hesitate to recommend to friends and families of my patients.
April 17, 2018
Doctor is very knowledgeable about my heart condition and offered help to improve my health
April 17, 2018
Wait time in office is ridiculously too long.
March 30, 2018
I always leave there feeling my questions and concerns have been addressed.
March 30, 2018
First time meeting Dr. Beckham, very pleased with him. Very personable and pleasant.
March 20, 2018
Yes, your services and kindness are very excellent and professional.
March 20, 2018
Great place for your health care.
March 16, 2018
That he is a very caring provider
March 16, 2018
He has great concern for his patients Quality of life
March 12, 2018
He is a good doctor
March 12, 2018
Very calming bedside manner.
March 09, 2018
This office has it's act together
March 07, 2018
Dr. Beckham is an wonderful doctor, would recommend him to everyone.
March 07, 2018
I was very satisfied with my encounter with Dr. beckham.
March 06, 2018
great staff!! Great doctors!!
March 06, 2018
Good customer interface.
March 05, 2018
Dr. Beckham was very knowledgeable about the problems that I was concerned about. He gave good advise on how to control my medical issues. He was Very polite and I didn’t feel rushed. I recommend Dr. Beckham!!
March 05, 2018
This doctor is worth seeing.
March 02, 2018
Overall great staff
February 26, 2018
Dr Beckham is the best and I’m very secure in knowing he is caring and aware of my concerns. I know that he has my back in my medical needs and I have my full trust in my care. I have recommended him to my friends and they have also gone to see him .
February 23, 2018
He is young. He is respectful. He is very knowledgeable
February 20, 2018
Dr. Beckham is terrific!!
February 20, 2018
Dr. Beckham was very professional, took the time to answer all our questions, would recommend him to anyone of my family members and friends.
February 20, 2018
Personable, informative, listened and responded to alL concerns.
February 16, 2018
That Dr Beckham is a compassionate Dr. He listen and is concern about your health.
February 13, 2018
the Doctor and staff are very pleasant - it’s always a pleasure to visit their office.
February 12, 2018
I would definitely recommend Dr. Beckham for heart concerns and the office.
February 12, 2018
Very nice physician
February 09, 2018
Very Professional interested in how I’m doing.
February 09, 2018
Knowledgeable doctor and highly skilled, but does not take his time with the patient.
February 05, 2018
Dr. Beckham is the best cardiologist I have ever seen! He is both professional and knowledgeable yet it is his positive, kind, and caring demeanor that impressed me the most. He took the time to familiarize himself with my medical history and reviewed my test results before devising a course of treatment. Throughout the exam he looked me in the eye and addressed me by name plus he shook my hand at the beginning and the end of the consultation. I have had doctors who never even looked up from the file or computer screen the entire time! I would strongly recommend Dr. Beckham to anyone seeking the services of a cardiologist.
February 02, 2018
Dr. Beckham is professional, listens to your concerns and explains things clearly. He spends the time with you that you need and I have recommended him to friends and they like him as well.
January 31, 2018
Doctor is very very nice and cares about any concerns I may have.
January 26, 2018
My provider made me feel very confetable and explained everything well.
January 24, 2018
Very professional and efficient.
January 17, 2018
We have told family and friends but warned them of congested waiting room.
January 15, 2018
Dr. Beckham is absolutely marvelous. He is genuine and truly cares about us. I literally fell asleep in the room because I felt so safe and comfortable there. Best nap I have had in months!
January 12, 2018
You’ll have to wait over 2 months for an appointment and then wait another hour past your appointment time.
January 10, 2018
Dr. Beckham is very professional, knowledgeable, and very up to date with my medical history and personal needs. He listens carefully to my concerns and takes the time to answer all questions. He is kind and caring and I always feel he has my best interest at heart.
January 03, 2018
He shows attention, knowledge, and care for me as a person, not just a patient.
January 03, 2018
Dr. & staff were extremely friendly and professional.Dr. has a wonderful "bedside manner."
January 02, 2018
That we like him and trust him. sometimes the wait is long.
December 22, 2017
Dr. Beckham was a surprisingly young doctor...he appeared knowledgeable, pleasant, caring, and willing to listen attentively to my inquiries, etc.I felt much at ease and left with the feeling that I would receive the best treatment possible under his care.
December 20, 2017
i would definitely refer the provider's services to family and friends.
December 20, 2017
December 14, 2017
All the staff very good people.
December 11, 2017
He is the best
December 11, 2017
Dr Beckham shows compassion and really cares about his patients no matter how old they are. I am extremely happy and comfortable with Dr Beckham as my dad’s new cardiologist.
December 08, 2017
go see Dr Beckham if you have heart concerns
December 06, 2017
Dr Beckham does care about his patients. Listens well and has shown good care.
November 29, 2017
Caring and helpful
November 22, 2017
I'll have more on my next visit.
November 22, 2017
He's knowledgeable and talks to you so he's understood. He also listens to the patient.
November 15, 2017
Front office staff, nursing staff are very professional answering and explain procedures to be done during appointment. Dr Beckham is outstanding explaining past medical history to enhance future health, including medications to limit daily side effects .
November 14, 2017
great doctor and and is very concern about everyone
November 10, 2017
Listens, provides information pertaining to any specific problem and is most cordial and amiable.
November 10, 2017
Dr. Beckham cares about me. He is very approachable and always listens to my concerns. I count on him very much to keep me healthy. When I leave a message he does his best to get back to me, more than I can say for some doctors.
November 06, 2017
PIH and all affiliates always commanded high regards, trust and confidence in our Family
November 06, 2017
If I? ever need a cardiologist he would be my choice. He is the best
November 03, 2017
My wife has just recently moved to Him.
November 01, 2017
Professional Staff and attentive Doctor, Appointment was on time and very efficient. This was my first visit and the doctor was very knowledgeable and explained his understanding of my symptoms, contributing factors and next steps in my treatment.
October 30, 2017
Office staff is great - have always been friendly and professional. Dr. Beckham is great - lets you know what you need to hear, not necessarily what you want to hear, but not in a way to make you feel bad about yourself.
October 30, 2017
Dr. Beckham is pleasant, well informed.
October 27, 2017
Good Doctor Clean office and waiting room.
October 27, 2017
It was important I get an appointment as soon as possible and I did, getting in the next day. THANK YOU!
October 27, 2017
Dr. Beckham is a very good cardiologist. He has answered my questions and addressed my concerns.
October 25, 2017
Dr. Beckham was very thorough, caring, and professional. He thought through my health issue and proscribed a protocol for healing that I am comfortable with and feel I can do. I have already recommended him to my husband and sister-in-law.
October 25, 2017
Very professional and knowledgeable. He listened attentively to my concerns and was very committed to recommending alternative drug options that might reduce or eliminate the adverse side effects I was experiencing with some of the medications I was taking ( post heart attack).
October 24, 2017
that the waiting is longer than an hour
October 23, 2017
Dr. Beckham is a kind and caring person.
October 20, 2017
Dr. Beckham and his staff were caring and supportive. They kept me informed through the process and worked quickly to get me out and on with my day.
October 18, 2017
Able to get in to see doctor within reasonable time, friendly and helpful staff. Dr good listener and spends a good time with patient and doesn’t rush through. Good bedside manner.
October 17, 2017
Very accommodating and willing to answer our questions.
October 17, 2017
I would. Recommend him to anyone who is in need of a good doctor,
October 13, 2017
Dr. Beckham was very thorough and explained the next step he was recommending and the benefits in a way that were easy to understand, without coming across as condescending.
October 11, 2017
I really like and have a lot of confidence in Dr. Beckham. He treats his patients in a professional manner. I am very comfortable having him as my doctor.
October 11, 2017
The waiting room is packed always the wait for me wasn't too long this time but why is it always sooo crowded and where is the online access?
October 09, 2017
I highly recommend Dr. Beckham. He is a doctor who has respect and empathy for his patients. There should be more doctors like him. A true example of LEADERSHIP!
October 09, 2017
Positive, focused, attentive, looks at you directly while listening and also when talking. Chooses his words carefully and ensures his message is clear and understood. When he asks a question, he clearly wants to hear the answer. Did not quickly move on to the next question while I was still answering the last. Dr. Beckham raises the standard for what the Dr. / Patient experience should be each and every time. Thanks!
October 03, 2017
October 02, 2017
I think the wait is worth seeing Dr. Beckham, he has the knowledge and experience. Since the heart is a very serious matter, you want the best doctor and Dr. Beckham is one of the best. The thing is you may see him in the hospital or the clinic. Eventually there is a relaxed communication.That's important, to be able follow his instructions. Although there should be a place where exercise is available.Something connected to the cardiac department. Cardiac exercise program, you can't just say exercise.
October 02, 2017
Treat yourself to the very Best!!!
September 27, 2017
Great doctor and staff.
September 22, 2017
Outstanding service
September 20, 2017
Staff was great and polite!!
September 15, 2017
Excellent doctor. Patient, kind, excellent bedside manners. My mom is switching from her cardiologist to Dr. Beckham based, because she received treatment from him, when he was on call and my mom was in the hospital.
September 15, 2017
Very nice doctor. Staff was VERY friendly, unlike other offices I've been to.
September 13, 2017
Dr.Beckham is very compassionate explaining things.
September 13, 2017
dr. is very good
September 13, 2017
i will recommend this provider without hesitation
September 12, 2017
If you need a cardiologist, then Dr. Beckham is the one to see.
September 11, 2017
Dr. Beckham is always very welcoming and caring.
September 08, 2017
My wife and I are both patients of Dr. Beckham and we are quite confident in his professionalism and we like the personal attention that he gives to our health issues. We would highly recommend him.
September 06, 2017
If you have to wait more than half an hour to see the doctor, just leave. Patient schedules need to be respected as well as those of the doctors.
September 06, 2017
Be prepared for a long wait.
August 23, 2017
Extremely friendly and always interested in whats going on. Remembers past conversations. I'm so fortunate Dr. Maguire referred me to this office. The staff are helpful and courteous. Office was crowded but all patients were accommodated. ..
August 21, 2017
Dr. Beckum is a excellent Physician & he saved my life.