Michael Galbreath MD | Family Medicine | Whittier, CA | PIH Health
Michael Galbreath

Michael Galbreath MD


Family Medicine
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4.8 / 5 (based on 572 Reviews) View 138 Comments
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Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians





  • Family Medicine

Additional Languages

  • Spanish


Medical School

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara


Jackson Park Hospital Family Practice Center (Illinois)


PIH Health Hospital-Whittier

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine

Patient Reviews

September 19, 2022
Dr. Galbreath is excellent. I am very happy with him.
September 14, 2022
It was a very pleasant visit. D. Galbreath was easy to talk to and was empathetic to my issues. He spent plenty of time with me and I left the visit feeling comfortable with what was accomplished.
September 13, 2022
Looking forward to having Dr. Galbreath taking care of my medical needs for a long time. Very pleased
September 13, 2022
Dr M.Galbreath is an asset to PIH. He was kind, courteous, and through in explaining and answering all my questions! I felt blessed to be able to talk with someone about my situation and happy that I spoke to Dr. Galbreath!
September 07, 2022
It was my first time visiting Dr. G. And I'm very happy that he will be my new Dr. It's hard to find a Dr. You trust and feel comfortable with. Dr . G fits the bill!
August 31, 2022
My Doctor is the best. Wouldn't change for anything.
August 30, 2022
The male nurse that took my vitals was very unprofessional. He had me step on the scale to take my weight. Then led me to room. When he took my temperature he handed me thermometer and asked me to insert the instrument in my mouth. When he asked me questions about why my visit he took notes and then asked me what was my weight that showed on the scale. He should have noted that from his memory or his notes. Also him handing me the thermometer . I've never experienced this type of service. As for Dr. Michael Galbreath he is excellent.
August 30, 2022
Dr. Galbreath is an awesome physician. I felt heard, I felt cared for and I felt like my health mattered to him. Well done PIH in hiring him, I'm sure that with the current state of everything finding physicians is a challenge in itself. KEEP THIS DOCTOR!!
August 30, 2022
Dr. Michael Galbreath is a great provider. He is patient and answered all questions and concerns thoroughly. The office staff was polite, and helpful, too. Thank you!
August 17, 2022
I appreciate all PIH doctors for their care and compassion. Thank you PIH for having good doctors to look after our concerns.
August 16, 2022
I have a problem with the medication that my doctor provided and prescribed. It seems it conflicts with a lot of my current medication. I text and sent a message to my doctor and he is failed to respond in any way!
August 09, 2022
Televisit was convenient
August 03, 2022
Sat in the room for 35 minutes before doctor came in. Took 2.5 weeks to get appointment with him.
August 02, 2022
I am very comfortable talking with Dr. Galbreath, and value his patience and expertise.
July 27, 2022
I really appreciate the fact that I was able to get an appointment within an hour from when I called. The service and attention was great, thank you !!
July 26, 2022
My visit to Dr. Galbreath's office was a great experience. He was very thorough.
July 22, 2022
The doctor that called me on Friday was amazing, just really helpful and sent medication to the pharmacy for me right away. I'm sorry, but that's it. Thank you.
July 22, 2022
I feel that I was well attended to by the Doctor and staff. I believe I receive good care at this office.
July 21, 2022
Initial appointment date was not as soon as I'd hoped. I ran in to the physician and he was able to get me an appointment much sooner than his staff made available. He sees patients starting at 0720am and that was not made available to me by the office staff.
July 19, 2022
I had an excellent visit with Dr. Michael Galbreath. Thank you.
July 18, 2022
I was very pleased with the doctors comments and his help. Very professional and timely and I in privilege to be able to go to PIAH
July 14, 2022
Dr. Galbreath is a fine Doctor, we are very pleased on how he has treated with such care, thoughtfullness and understanding.
July 14, 2022
When I called for the appointment and explained that I had COVID and was interested in Paxlovid, the anti-viral medication. Im 67 years old. The female who I spoke with discouraged me from asking for the meds because "it was hard to get." I almost did not schedule the appointment since your staff left me with the impression that it would be futile to ask for the meds. I kept the appointment, the doctor prescribed Paxlovid without hesitation. 24 hours later after starting the treatment I feel a lot better. Please instruct your staff to keep their opinions to themselves.
July 13, 2022
Beside his busy schedule, Dr. Galbreath was able to accommodate me in a short time notice. His staff was very helpful in making it happen. I appreciate it very much.
July 11, 2022
He was extremely nice
July 11, 2022
It was my first visit with Dr. Michael Galbreath and he made my first visit with him very comfortable and gave me the time to address all my concerns and my questions. Dr. Galbreath was very thorough and personable. Thank you.
July 07, 2022
Always a great experience. Keep up the good work..
July 06, 2022
Dr. Galbreath took the time to go over my health history and answered all of the questions I had. I felt heard and he didn't rush the visit.
July 01, 2022
Well, he was positive. He was, he listened. He answered our questions. So yes I thought he did very well. Thank you.
June 30, 2022
Dr. Galbreath is a great communicator!
June 28, 2022
Dr. Galbreath Dr. Michael Galbraith, which really really, really, really good to me. And just like his father. (name removed). Anyways, Michael, he's a young man and he's really good so far. I have nothing but but praise for the guy. He's helped me out. Gave me a few tips. Told me what I got to do to myself or myself and he's always following up on me. So we are blessed to have him working for us and I'm blessed to have them as my doctor. God bless you guys have a safe 4th of July weekend. Bye.
June 28, 2022
Dr.Galbreath is fine addition to the PIH family and I value his advice and guidance.
June 27, 2022
It's just that I was very satisfied with her care and professionalism. Thank you so much..
June 27, 2022
Dr. Galbreath is top shelf
June 24, 2022
My whole visit was very positive, didn't feel rushed. I had additional questions and Dr Galbreath returned to answer my questions
June 22, 2022
On my first answer, he explained everything very, very well and I don't think I pressed the right button for that, and Dr. Galbreath is extremely good. I really like him, I hope I can keep him as my physician.
June 21, 2022
Dr. Galbreath with the extra mile to find medicine that would solve my problem. Reminds me of my doctor that I had many years ago that extra care interest. Thank you very much God really.
June 21, 2022
The staff the Doctor were so great leaving the office visit felt good,
June 20, 2022
Dr Galbreath is a great guy and dr and has been a great dr so far just like his Father, who was my dr for many years.
June 17, 2022
It wasn't the dr. Fault I received my PCR results after hours, he asked me to call the uncall Dr and when I did call I got a nurse line and no one could get a hold of a Doctor on call, my results were a positive Covid test I really wanted to talk to a Dr, I went to urgent care the next morning .
June 16, 2022
A great doctor, very attentive and everything, thank you
June 15, 2022
Dr Galbreath was wonderful!!!! Great doctor.
June 15, 2022
I was seen quickly and was treated respectfully by staff. Doctor answered all my questions and concerns, Appreciated that very much.
May 18, 2022
Was nice to see male nurses at the office, have not seen that in the past.
May 17, 2022
This young provider is pleasant and made me feel comfortable. I had some difficulty in trying to convince him that his suggestion to reduce the dosage of an important medication that I have been taking for decades was incorrect.
May 13, 2022
I found Dr. Galbreath to be a very compassionate individual, easy to speak to who took his time and didn't rush thru the exam. He made you feel comfortable.
May 09, 2022
My experience with Dr Galbreath was excellent for what I'm going threw he really showed he cared and was very professional and extremely nice and compassionate" something a lot of doctors aren't today thank you I feel hopeful I'll get threw this in time under his care
May 03, 2022
Very pleased with my new physician.
April 29, 2022
This provider was recommend by a friend. I am very happy with the experience I had and would definitely recommend.
April 29, 2022
I like that the doctor called Mr. Michael Galbreath called me to check up on me and follow up on my condition. And to let me know of my results.
April 27, 2022
I have been with Lambert Family Practice for over 25 years and have been pleased with several doctors that I have seen there. My primary care doctors were (name removed), then (Name removed), and now Dr. Michael Galbreath, who is a great doctor. The staff is always friendly and professional, too.
April 25, 2022
I really like this provider, he really listened carefully to me, and repeated what I said about my history. He didn't just fluff it off. And he commented on what I said. And I would like to have him as my (INAUDIBLE)... He was really really good. I really, really liked him.
April 20, 2022
In regards to Dr. Galbreath. He was a very polite, gentleman. Loved him, and he's... he seems to be an excellent doctor, very caring, and concerned, and also his nurse, (name removed), she was extremely nice. She's a very nice person and very helpful. Good listener. Thank you.
April 20, 2022
Everything was great
April 20, 2022
I really liked my visit. They treated me well and everything was fine.
April 19, 2022
One thing you could do to improve would be to stop having these obnoxious surveys. Thank you.
April 18, 2022
Dr Michael Galbreath is excellent in all his services. I would recommend him to anyone.
April 15, 2022
Excellent experience overall. Dr. Galbreath is a very good doctor, and provides top quality care for his patients. I couldn't be happier with my experience. I highly recommend Dr. Galbreath to any family and friends. Thank you Dr. Galbreath and your team, you guys are awesome!
April 13, 2022
Clear and precise!?
April 11, 2022
Galbreath was very knowledgeable in my case and it won't look very interested in helping very polite and courteous and attentive
April 08, 2022
Always feel comfortable at this office.
April 07, 2022
Dr. Michael Galbreath and his nurses treated me with careful and professional care, and they saw me in a timely manner. I am very pleased with Dr. Galbreath and his associates.
April 06, 2022
It was a wonderful phone. Appointment with Dr. Galbreath. He was very attentive. Look at all my needs. The appointment was scheduled interview timely manner and they called me back to say that they were calling early, which was fantastic and nothing but a great experience with the office and the doctor. Thank you very much.
April 05, 2022
Awesome! I was taken care of extremely well.
April 04, 2022
Excellent manner and listening skills. He was empathetic and caring and I would rate knowledge is excellent.
April 01, 2022
Thank you
March 30, 2022
Very friendly and professional. Did not have to wait long. Doctor spent time and answered all the questions.
March 25, 2022
The doctor was very respectful and understanding
March 21, 2022
Keep up the good work and bedside manner.
March 18, 2022
The apple didn't fall far from the tree, Dr. Michael Galbreath was not only very professional, but personable. His bedside manner was second to none. He was kind, through, informative and articulate.
March 14, 2022
I'm pleased with Dr Michael Galbreath. He cares about his patients.
March 10, 2022
I am very happy with Dr. Galbreath. ?
March 09, 2022
Grateful, professional.
March 09, 2022
I can't say enough good things about Michael Galbreath and the PIH team! My concerns are heard and I am well taken care of. I feel safe talking about my health, and Dr. Galbreath is a true professional. He works WITH me - shares his thoughts, and even drew out a diagram (he probably picked up on me being a visual learner!). I feel like I am in a partnership with my PIH team!
March 09, 2022
Dr. G is a great caring Dr. Would recommend him to anyone.
March 09, 2022
Just that it went well and Dr. Galbreath was attentive and listen to my concerns.
March 08, 2022
I highly recommend Dr Galbreath to my friends and family. He is very knowledgeable and I feel very confident and safe in his care.
March 03, 2022
The check in online is extremely helpful and easy to use.
February 23, 2022
Great customer service.
February 22, 2022
This was my first visit, so really have no comparison, but definitely pleased with the appointment.
February 14, 2022
From the beginning everyone was very kind. Dr. Michael Galbreath was patient and took time to hear about all my issues. Excellent doctor
February 11, 2022
Got an appt the next day, was seen almost immediately and staff were great. Doctor was the best of all
February 10, 2022
February 09, 2022
Dr. Galbreath was patient and understanding. Together we discussed a plan for my future health care. It was a productive visit.
February 08, 2022
excellent summary of blood test by Dr. Galbreath also received flu shot.
February 08, 2022
It was my first visit with Dr. Galbreath, he gave me answers to all my concerns, I'm happy, thank you.
February 07, 2022
Michael is super. He is really, really a great doctor.
February 03, 2022
All the staff and the nurse (name removed) and Dr. Galbreath were very good, and Dr. Galbreath was very attentive responsive. He came my condition and he recommended the effective care. So I appreciated what they all did.
February 03, 2022
The front office staff is exceptional! We needed an appointment quickly and they were able to fit us in - totally respecting our need! Dr. Michael Galbreath is a chip off the "old" (not so old) block! His father took great care of us which is why we chose Michael!
February 01, 2022
All the staff is friendly and professional Dr Michael Galbreath is great and has same bedside manner as his dad Ronald Galbreath
January 31, 2022
He's a very nice man. we're very pleased to meet him and yes we will stay with him. I recommend him tank you.
January 25, 2022
They care professionally about my health.
January 24, 2022
Excuse me, Dr. Galbreath called [PHI removed] my mother in a very timely manner. He showed complete concern, follow through, and and next steps and we felt delighted that we have a physician that we feel still have our best interest and we trust him. Thank you.
January 18, 2022
The staff at my doctor's office. Dr. Galbreath is always been outstanding whenever I called to make an appointment, or have a question about something, there. Excellent. But my Dr. Galbreath he is the best doctor. I am so happy I found him. If I leave a message and I need him to call me about question. He's very responsive. He's very caring, very professional and it my age of 66. It's important have a doctor that's he's by my side during times of dealing with my health issues. He's wonderful. I highly recommend him. And once again, and he's marvelous. Thank you.
January 12, 2022
Dr. Michael is an excellent professional, friendly. I loved the service.
January 12, 2022
My appointment went well and all the staff were helpful and friendly All my questions were answered. Unfortunately I was on the phone for three hours trying to set up my medications I was given the right aid on painter ave and they stated I did not have coverage for medications to call my provider I called health net spoke to four different people I called my wife's employer They stated I did have coverage and to call the number on the back of my card I did and spoke to someone from Pittsburg who signed me up with CVS mail order prescriptions I think I will be getting my medications in the next ten days.? On my end I don't know why I had to go threw this to get my medications Also I'm having a lot of trouble signing up to your app with PIH ? that's my experience so far,
January 12, 2022
Dr. Galbreath is very accessible and generous with his time. He treats Mom with respect and kindness. His concern and fine care is truly appreciated.
January 05, 2022
I don't understand what are you talking about, nothing really. I don't know. I don't speak English.
January 04, 2022
Courteous , professional. I am confident in Dr. Galbreath will provide the medical advice I need.
January 03, 2022
It is clear that Dr. Galbreath cares about the patient's health.
December 30, 2021
He is great, just like his Dad!
December 27, 2021
Dr. Michael Galbreath was very kind, caring and really took his time with my father. I really appreciate his kind manor, on the way he listens and he's very attentive and caring and thorough and I appreciate that.
December 23, 2021
Everybody at the office including the doctor & nurse were very polite, professional and pleasant.
December 21, 2021
Excellent patient care. Dr. Listened to my concerns which made me feel confident in his care. Very happy to have Dr. Galbreath as a PIH provider.
December 21, 2021
The experience was very good. Michael, was he first time I saw him. I was a patient of his father, [name removed] and they are very people oriented and very nice, very good. Thank you.
December 21, 2021
We are very pleased with Dr. Galbreath
December 20, 2021
Dr. M. Galbreath is kind, knowledgeable. He remembers my last visit and my case. He is a good listener and a great doctor
December 17, 2021
Dr. Michael Galbreath, listened to what I had to say, asked me if I had any concerns about my health, and addressed my concerns. He definitely made my experience during my visit a pleasant one.
December 15, 2021
Thank you very much for calling and the survey. I feel very, very comfortable going to Dr. Michael Galbreath staff there is very very courteous and very clean and I enjoyed it very much my visits, there are very satisfactory.
December 15, 2021
This is the first time seeing this doctor. He was extremely respectful and patient minded. Took his time and let me ask questions. Super doctor.
December 13, 2021
Extremely helpful! I am grateful for Dr. Galbreath's care and concern. Thank you!
December 13, 2021
This was my first time with Dr. M Galbreath and he showed a lot of professional courtesy.
December 07, 2021
The new doctor, I think he's great and his father, and he's like, takes good care of me as good side bed manners, and I think he's very efficient. Thank you.
December 06, 2021
Thank you so much Dr. Galbreath. You came in on time, listened to everything I had to say and even build rapport. This was by far the best experience I've had so far at this office. Other times I would have to wait up to 45 mins in the cold room. Keep up the good work.
December 02, 2021
Warm, friendly and professional manner ...
November 17, 2021
I appreciate that Dr. Galbreath did not seem rushed at all and took the time to answer all my questions.
November 09, 2021
I want to thank Dr. Galbreath for seeing me in person and not just making me do a tele med video. I believe he save my life yesterday by sending me to the ER. I did realize how sick I am. In hospital now. Hoping to get better soon.
November 09, 2021
PIH and staff, has been good to me and my familia. Thank you. ??
November 08, 2021
PHI to me have a great team
November 04, 2021
Hi. My name is [PHI removed]. He really, really cared a lot. And he cared about what I had to say and all of the problems I was having. He was so sincere and very professional, very courteous, very helpful and very attentive, and those are amazing qualities. So, thank you so much, and he should be commended. Thank you. And acknowledged. Thank you so much. Bye.
November 03, 2021
I fully trust Dr. Michael Galbreath ??
November 02, 2021
Everything was great. The only thing I'd like is the exam room be warmer in the early morning. I was cold sitting in my underwear.
November 01, 2021
I was quite pleased with my first encounter with Dr. Galbreath. I had a number of questions which he thoroughly addressed. One of them dealt with him agreeing that it would be a good idea to schedule another bone density test, but when I left there was no paper work to follow up on that.
November 01, 2021
Amazing time! So quick and everyone was super nice!
October 25, 2021
I have been a long standing patient at this office. My doctor for many years was Ronald Galbreath and now he is retired and I was able to get an appointment with Michael Galbreath and I was very impressed and as with his father. Michael Galbreath took the time needed for me to discuss my issues and concerns and he listened to me with care, understanding and I feel he will do very well at this practice. He was able to answer all of my questions and help me understand what we need to do to get my health back in check. I was so impressed I referred my mother in law to see him and I know she will not be disappointed! As a follow up I will see Dr. Galbreath in 30 days.
October 22, 2021
I was very satisfied with my first contact with Dr. Galbreath. I'm sure he'll continue in his father's footsteps.
October 22, 2021
First time meeting with Dr Michael Galbreath. Outstanding young doctor! I enjoyed his candor and professionalism. Listened to and addressed my concerns. Looking forward to future visits.
October 21, 2021
Very pleased
October 21, 2021
PIH Whittier has been my health care provider for 40 yrs. After past Dr's retirements, Dr. Michael Galbreath is my new PIH physician. Dr. Michael is exceptionally professional, kind and caring. Gave me ideas in ways to improve my overall health and alternative meds, that impressed me quite a bit. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit with Dr. Michael, and look forward to continuing my health care needs at PIH Whittier.
October 20, 2021
I recently became a patient of dr. Michael Galbraith. I had Donald Galbreath previously. It was the first time meeting with Michael Galbraith on the 20th and because of that I am neutral when giving feedback because I don't know him well enough yet, it would be too soon to comment on his skills and care. He did show knowledge, respect, and was professional. The office front desk staff are never pleasant to deal with. The nurses are caring and respectful.
October 15, 2021
Yes, I was very, very satisfied with the interview with my doctor, Dr. Galbreath, Michael Galbreath. This is a first time that I get to meet him. We spoke to each other here at home, over, using a tablet and I was satisfied with, you know all his answers and made me feel very, very comfortable and I will continue to see Michael Galbreath as my doctor from now on. Thank you so much.
October 11, 2021
Mike was just like his dad, very impressive!
October 11, 2021
My prior GP would type and tell me "I can hear you" yet rarely made eye contact. Dr. Michael Galbreath gave me his full attention and explained everything. I feel secure he is giving me excellent care
October 08, 2021
Dr. Galbreath was a gentle and respectful person and I hope to have many years of his care and guidance. respectfully [PHI removed]
October 08, 2021
I had a great experience meeting my primary physician for the first time. Such a great staff they have there very polite & honest. Thank you.
October 07, 2021
This office is awesome! Thanks for taking care if us ??.
October 06, 2021
Doctor Galbreath was GREAT!
October 05, 2021
Dr. Michael Galbreath was very attentive. He listened to all my concerns and I would definitely recommend him to family members or friends. Thank you for having such a great doctor in the office and I appreciate the service.
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