Sara Soto MD
Sara J. Soto

Sara J. Soto MD


Obstetrics & Gynecology
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4.8 / 5 (based on 472 Reviews) View 127 Comments

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Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Whittier Hospital

PIH Health Physicians





Obstetrics & Gynecology


  • Spanish



Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Los Angeles (California)


Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Los Angeles (California)

Medical Education

University of California School of Medicine (Irvine)

Board Certifications

Obstetrics & Gynecology (General Cert)


Patient Reviews

July 14, 2021
Doctor Soto it was very, very nice and concerned about every question that I had, thank you.
July 14, 2021
Dr. Soto is wonderful! I am thankful that when I see her I am in good health, and it is reassuring to know that if I ever have any problems, she will be there to help me.
July 14, 2021
DR Soto and get staff are very friendly and welcoming. She listened to my questions and gave me options in some cases and suggestions when needed. I really can't say enough about how she makes you feel like your concerns are valid. Thanks again DR Soto! See you in a year!
July 13, 2021
I want to take the time to express my sincere gratitude for the quality time Dr.Soto spent with me. She genuinely listened to me and showed compassion for what I was going through at home. I left feeling taken care of. I am so pleased she is my doctor!
July 13, 2021
Dr. Soto was very friendly and made me feel at ease. She listened to my concerns and answered each question.
July 12, 2021
It was easy to understand what Dr Soto was explaining to me!
July 12, 2021
I love seeing Dr. Soto. Dr. Soto is very courteous and informative. I would love having Dr. Soto as my GP. I feel like she truly cares.
July 09, 2021
June 29, 2021
I felt heard and cared for by Dr. Soto. She was thorough in her explanation if what might be happening and in her plan for next steps. I left feeling confident that Dr. Soto would help me get to the root of the problem that brought me to see her and that put my mind at ease.
June 28, 2021
Dr. Sara Soto is wonderful! She always makes stressful situations more manageable.
June 23, 2021
Dr. Soto is very friendly and professional and spent a good amount of time examinging me
June 23, 2021
Dr. Soto is Amazing!!
June 22, 2021
Dr. Soto is Top Notch in every way. I just think she's the greatest. So thankful that she is in your office.
June 11, 2021
I love how carrying the women center
June 11, 2021
They were all very attentive and kind.
June 07, 2021
Dr Soto is very caring and thorough. I've been coming here for years and trust my health with this office completely.
June 07, 2021
It always nice to know i can count on the office to get same day appointments and staff is always friendly
June 04, 2021
Dr Soto was very caring & compassionate. She listened to all my concerns & educated me on surgery/ non surgery options. I never felt rushed or ignored.
June 02, 2021
This was my first visit so will know more after follow ups.
June 02, 2021
Glad to see Dr. Soto for my first visit . She's friendly , caring and make me feel so comfortable. Thanks Dr. Soto ;)
June 01, 2021
Dr Soto is not only an excellent doctor but such a nice person which is so important. I felt safe and taken care of. Thank you, Dr. Soto!
May 25, 2021
Dr. Soto makes her patients feel comfortable and listens carefully to what they have to say.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Sara Soto was excellent when it comes to patient care. I've been nervous about going to the OBGYN for a while now but she made it as pleasant as it could possibly be. Thank you so much!
May 24, 2021
Dr. Soto is very nice and personable. As a patient, I feel very comfortable with her. She listens and never seems in a hurry.
May 21, 2021
Dr Soto was amazing! I was very satisfied with her quality of care and how understanding she was. Great communication skills and easy to talk to.
May 18, 2021
This review is about Sara Soto. I've been going to Sara Soto for a few years now and every time that I've been there I felt very informed and like she has always had my best interest. I would recommend her to any family member or any close friend.
May 18, 2021
extremely personable, positive, professional demeanor. first time visit and felt very comfortable
May 17, 2021
Dr. Soto was very helpful and understanding, if I need a Women's care I will go to her again.
May 12, 2021
The staff was excellent he listened to me in the very courteous, and the doctor is just wonderful and I love talking to her and she listened to my problem and I recommend all women to go see Dr.Soto I really do appreciate her.
May 10, 2021
I had been with Kaiser for 33 years, but my employing institution recently changed medical insurance. I have to say I was happy with the kindness and service of the staff and doctor and the cleanliness of the facility. This was my first visit under this insurance, but I'm hoping this same experience follows.
May 10, 2021
I like the professionalism of everyone. I also appreciate how clean the office and treatment rooms are. Dr. Soto is very patient and answers my questions in detail.
May 07, 2021
My experience from when I first checked in to seeing Dr. Soto was excellent.
May 06, 2021
Overall Dr. Soto is good. However she needs to allow her patient to fully explain what they are experiencing and not cut them off with other people's experiences or a conclusion immediately.
April 23, 2021
Dr. Soto was compassionate and made me feel like my concerns were valid. I genuinely felt listened to. She was very responsive to all my questions and addressed all my concerns in a calm and timely manner. The staff was very friendly and professional from the front office staff to the medical assistant that helped me. I loved my first experience at PIH.
April 23, 2021
Thank you for the amazing staff, nurses and Dr. Soto!
April 21, 2021
The experience I had during my appointment and past appointments with Dr. Soto has always been pleasant. Dr. Soto always answered all my concerns in a understanding manner.
April 19, 2021
Dr. Soto is warm, friendly, and thorough. She addressed all my concerns and answered all my questions. She educated me in follow up appointments and made it easy to get my referral for mammogram and prescription for birth control.
April 16, 2021
Hi, Dr. Soto is remarkable. She is so patient. She explained everything. I just love her. I love going there even though it's once a year and but I really she's remarkable. Thank you.
April 13, 2021
Office staff was double checking that I correctly completed my medical record request form... part of what she said was something along the lines of..."looks complete, it's checked off for HIV testing too, yea it looks good..." I responded "why does it check that off already? I don't think I've ever even had a test" I understand why it's checked off on the form... but very unprofessional in a medical office to say something like that out loud. Also.... they were pretty impatient with me filling out my intake information on the tablet. Yelled across the room from the counter to ask if I was done yet (obviously I wasn't)... THEN she offered any help, which she should have just asked in the first place. Professional etiquette.
April 12, 2021
Dr. Soto is a wonderful provider. She provides me with all the information necessary to make the decisions I need for my gynecological health.
April 09, 2021
Appointments sooner, as well as follow up from the first time.
April 02, 2021
I am very happy seeing Sara Soto.
April 02, 2021
Dr Soto is the best doctor !
March 30, 2021
Dr. Soto is absolutely amazing!! I get really anxious when I have doctor visits but she makes things as comfortable as possible. The staff at the front desk were very friendly and helpful! Wait time was extremely sort too
March 30, 2021
Felt at ease and very comfortable with everyone.
March 29, 2021
It was great. Sara Soto's great. Several people, or several women in my family go to see her. It's just... she's awesome. Everything was super clear, super friendly. Already recommended to friends of the family. So yeah, no, no problems there. It was just a good doctor's visit.
March 10, 2021
Sara Soto is one on the best Doctors I have come across in her field, I wish I could find an Internal Medicine Doctor like Dr. Soto. Thank you for making me feel cared for.
March 10, 2021
The staff in the back office were pleasant and caring along with Dr. Soto amazing. However the encounter I had in the front by one of the registration clerk was the opposite. The way she asked for me to pay for my copayment when I had asked to be billed was really inappropriate and did not match the values and delivery of care of PIH, a patient next to me even offered to pay for my copayment thank god for some kindness being shown however I did not accept and did pay the copayment myself and to find out after my appointment the same registration clerk informed me she charged me on a wrong account, voided my payment and then said she could bill me afterwards because she had made a mistake. This is not appropriate character and being rude is not appropriate customer service I spoke to her supervisor and explained why I was upset I have never had issues with the care I received, there are ways to ask for things and had she not been rude in the first place things may have gone differently. But overall Dr. Soto and the ladies who took care of me afterwards showed great respect, compassion and care through my visit.
March 09, 2021
Since I met Dr. Soto, my life has changed since she is a person who understands that the area where she works is sensitive and she, as a woman, treats one as if she were herself. Although my age is not for frequent visits with her for as long as I need her, she will always be my favorite doctor and I regret not having met her before.
March 08, 2021
I had to return I was having a problem i was able to see the dr Soto She was so nice to me and help me thank you
March 05, 2021
The experience was very efficient. Since I had a fairly cut-and-dried issue, it was the best experience. I would very much recommend Dr. Soto for routine kinds of issues. I can't say what I would think with more complex problems. In general, I'm inclined toward Functional Medicine, which is a rather different medical model.
March 05, 2021
Dr. Soto is fantastic. She spent time explaining everything and developed a plan for a future pregnancy. I'm so grateful to have her as my OBGYN.
March 01, 2021
I've always felt comfortable and trust Dr. Soto's feedback.
February 26, 2021
It was great .
February 24, 2021
It was my first time seeing Dr Soto and I would definitely continue scheduling with Dr Soto again.
February 24, 2021
Dr.Soto is my first obgyn and every time I have seen her she makes me feel so comfortable and very easy to talk to no matter how nervous or embarrassed I may feel.
February 23, 2021
The lack of patient care from scheduling team is terrible. Staff don't greet you properly when answering phones call and when scheduling and appointment they always say there book and no appointments are available.
February 22, 2021
Dr. Soto was very nice and took time to explain everything she was doing
February 22, 2021
I have great confidence in Dr. Soto. She was very up beat and positive. I came away from my appointment knowing I was in good hands.
February 16, 2021
What you can do is get rid of that gate where you don't have to pay to go out. I don't even come on the property because of that. I don't pay to take my child to the doctor. There are a lot of hospitals that do not make you pay, and it's probably not up to you, it's probably PIH hospital itself. So you need to talk to the CEO, and tell him to get rid of it, and quit charging people to come there, or you need to have something where it's paid for. Why are we bringing and going to that hospital for care if you don't accommodate parking? So you need to either make it to where
February 16, 2021
Very nice and courteous, what we need as patients and expect from our doctors.
February 10, 2021
Dr. Soto has been so encouraging throughout this whole experience and I'm truly grateful for her.
February 08, 2021
I was told a procedure was needed and surgery scheduler would call me. A week later, the order still has not been placed and the surgery scheduler doesn't have anything to schedule for me. So my care has been delayed.
February 05, 2021
I was listened to extremely well & made me feel less nervous about the process
February 05, 2021
Thank you for your support and quality of care.
January 27, 2021
Your new parking system sucks and I won't be returning because of it. I'll be taking my kids to a new Peditirican and finding a new Gyno. I had 6 minutes left on my parking ticket and I was not able to pay for the parking but didn't have time to leave because with line was too long so I had to stand there for six minutes to wait to pay. It's the dumbest thing I have ever seen and I cannot wait to never come back.
January 26, 2021
I'd like to add that Dr. Soto is the best gynecologist a female could have. She is thorough,she is excellent, she's kind. She is trustworthy and she listens most importantly, she listens to whatever issues I want to speak for myself. Whatever issues I have,and she comes to brings me to a conclusion and sits there to create the best treatment plan at least for me. And I'm sure and I highly sure that she does that for other patients. She is by far the best gynecologist any Hospital can have.
January 18, 2021
Dr. Soto is kind and friendly
January 18, 2021
She was incredibly kind and approachable. I felt like I could tell her anything without judgement, and she didn't hesitate to refer to me to a specialist for any health concerns I had.
January 18, 2021
I am glad that I was taken in close to my appointment time.
January 18, 2021
Dr Soto and her staff are all very professional and very understanding.
January 18, 2021
Dr. Soto was genuinely a nice caring physician. I explained my concerns and fears, she put me at ease by explaining things in layman's terms. Greatly appreciate that in a physician.
January 13, 2021
Dr. Soto explained everything to me where I was able to understand and she was available any time that they needed a follow up call.
January 13, 2021
All very well, an excellent doctor, doctor Soto, very careful with patients, mainly with me, they have very good attention, both the doctor and the staff, thank you very much for your attention
January 12, 2021
Dr.Soto is so caring ! And she listens to every concern you might have . Doesn't Rush in . Definitely recommend her to family and friends ! she's great!
January 11, 2021
I love Dr Soto! Best obgyn I have ever had.
January 08, 2021
January 08, 2021
Dr. Soto has been fantastic. I really appreciate the time she gives me in answering my questions and giving feedback.
January 05, 2021
Sara Sota is the best doctor I ever had. She performed my surgery. She's been there through everything that I've been going through for the past 8 months and I couldn't have done it without her. She's the best doctor ever.
January 05, 2021
Dr. Soto is very caring and kind. Not only is she empathetic, she remembers me as a person which is very meaningful.
January 05, 2021
Dr. Soto is always so pleasant and patient. She rates higher than the "10" on your scale.
January 04, 2021
Dr. Sara Soto has many wonderful attributes, ie., patient, knowledgeable, professional, excellent attitude and went above & beyond to resolve my medical concern. Thanks to her diagnosis, I was able to have a consultation with my gastroenterologist. I am very grateful to her attention to detail, and I feel privileged to have her as my OBGYN. Thank you.
January 04, 2021
Sara is professional, knowledgeable and very helpful. She cares for her patients
December 15, 2020
Sara Soto is very kind and sweet. She made me feel very comfortable and walked me through every procedure which I appreciated. She's great.
December 01, 2020
She is friendly, knowledgeable, patient, trusting and a wonderful bedside manner!
November 20, 2020
Good service , quick and very clean . Everyone was nice and helpful
November 20, 2020
Considering the current Pandemic and all the restraints in healthcare....I felt safe, staff was well informed, and facility practiced social distancing!
November 17, 2020
I would tell them that she should be Doctor of the Year! She's fantastic! My past Hysterectomy was easy and painless!
November 16, 2020
As a new patient, Dr. Soto was very warm and welcoming. I was nervous seeing a new provider but felt comfortable being under her care after the first visit. I can tell she cares and wants to help if I have any questions or concerns during my pregnancy.
November 10, 2020
Dr. Soto is great! I would recommend her to anyone. She makes you feel very comfortable in what is an uncomfortable visit!
November 06, 2020
Dr Sara Soto is a great doctor.
November 06, 2020
Beware you have to pay for parking.
November 03, 2020
Dr. Soto was wonderful. She knew this wasn't my favorite kind of appointment and she made me feel at ease. I will return and I will mostdefinitely refer her to anyone who is in need of a good doctor. Her staff was very courteous, friendly and professional as well. 5 stars!
November 02, 2020
Dr. Soto has always been: Attentive, caring/sensitive, and understanding & knowledgeable. She has explained and answered my questions.
October 30, 2020
Love the Provider, always answers all my questions and has always help me with all my women issues. One thing about her she always has a smile on her face.
October 28, 2020
Dr. Soto is very friendly and easy to talk to.
October 23, 2020
Very good doctor.
October 19, 2020
Dr Soto is the best gym I can find
October 12, 2020
Awesome provider! Knowledgeable and compassionate!
October 12, 2020
Love her energy she makes you feel comfortable.
October 09, 2020
As much as I don't enjoy this annual well woman exam, I am comfortable and at ease with Dr. Soto and her staff. I extend my appreciation and thanks to the team!
October 09, 2020
Warm, thorough and prepared
October 06, 2020
Dr. Soto was well versed on my entire medical history when she entered the room. She listened intently and provided thorough responses. Wish I'd come to her years ago. She is stuck with me now!
October 05, 2020
Thankful for Dr Soto
October 05, 2020
I highly recommend Dr.Soto. She is very friendly and is willing to answer any questions or concerns that you have. It is nice to know that she always remembers me when I visit annually.
October 05, 2020
I like Dr Soto, she's very professional and makes me feel comfortable. She answered my questions in a manner that I understood. I was very surprised she remembered a lot about my last visit with her.
September 28, 2020
Provider is fine maybe look into system of informing patients in a timely manner regarding results
September 25, 2020
Dr.Soto is amazing she answered my questions ,always listens to my concerns she's the best!
September 25, 2020
Dr. Soto is always professional, knowledgeable, she's a kind and compassionate doctor.
September 25, 2020
Amazing! Sweet and professional, she checks everything thorough and makes me comfortable. Been going to her for years
September 22, 2020
Dr. Soto is very sweet, caring and takes her time to listen to any concerns you may have. She takes the time to explain in details and makes you feel very comfortable.
September 22, 2020
Dr. Soto is amazing. She is kind, careful, understanding, and knowledgeable. I highly recommend her.
September 21, 2020
Though I just had my first visit with Dr Soto I'm looking forward to building a relationship of healthy living with her assistance.
September 21, 2020
Dr Soto is an incredible doctor. I felt comfortable from the moment she came in and she was very easy to talk to. Never made me feel dumb for asking questions and didn't rush me at all! Would highly recommend Dr Soto.
September 14, 2020
Dr Soto is very warm and friendly putting you at ease. She is knowledgeable and thorough. She and her staff were very professional and caring.
September 14, 2020
Dr. Soto is a genuine, sweet, knowledgeable doctor. I felt very comfortable sharing my concerns with her and she provided great feedback. I will definitely schedule another appointment with her.
September 09, 2020
I love the way Dr. Soto cares for patients. I feel like she takes her profession very seriously. I love having her as my doctor and I wish there were more doctors like her. Thank you very much for having her working for this office.
September 08, 2020
Dr. Sara Soto is a truly wonderful doctor and I have appreciated her expertise. I have recommended her to my friends.
September 08, 2020
Great Doctor.
September 02, 2020
Dr. Sara Soto and the rest of the team in PIH were very friendly and accommodating. They were very efficient and explained everything in a way that we easily understood. They made me feel comfortable as it was my very first prenatal visit. They definitely exceeded my expectations.
September 01, 2020
Dr. Soto is amazing! She always eases my worries and always listens to my concerns. I always recommend her to my friends and family.
August 31, 2020
Best provider that I have ever had. She genuinely listens and cares. She address all concerns and express deep interest in my concerns. She put my mind at ease with any worries that I had and made sure any medical tests I needed were order. Thank you Dr. Soto with deep gratitude!
August 28, 2020
Dr. Soto is caring and very nice. She always makes my visits super Comfortable and not scary.
August 25, 2020
Doctor Soto and staff were very informative and made me feel very comfortable as a first time mother. Excited for this journey with them.
August 14, 2020
Very nice and caring
August 12, 2020
If you're looking for a great OB/GYN doctor, Dr. Soto is your girl!
August 10, 2020
Dr. Soto is the Best Gynecologist ever! Very caring and takes her time to listen to whatever concern one may have.
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