Gretchen Winter, DO

Internal Medicine

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6955 El Camino Real
Suite 101
Atascadero, CA 93422
Phone: (805) 395-3277
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7am to 6pm

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
166 Ratings
176 Comments

Education

  • Fellowship: Penn State University, University Park, PA
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV
  • Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences/ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA.

About Dr. Winter

We are continuing to improve healthcare access in our communities with Gretchen Winter, DO in our expanding network. Dr. Winter became a physician as a second career. She previously obtained a PhD in chemistry, her understanding of science and physiology is enhanced by her incorporation of life experiences and her prior training.

As a physician, Dr. Winter believes in open communication and candidness. This approach fosters the development of strong, productive interpersonal relationships between her and her patients. She takes pride in her ability to get to know her patients well and build a trustworthy relationship. She is devoted to comprehensive health practices for of all her patients.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Winter’s other interests include fitness, hiking, gardening and singing.

Dr. Winter is now accepting new patients and most major insurance plans.

Special Interests

  • Annual Wellness
  • General Consultation
  • High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
  • New Patient Visit
  • Vaccines
  • More Services & Information Available Online

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
4.8
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
4.9
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
4.8
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
4.9
Care provider concern for questions/worries
4.9
Patients' confidence in Care provider
4.9
Care provider spoke using clear language

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Nov 22, 2019
Consuelo was great.
Nov 22, 2019
overall a very good experience. I am happy I found this practice and plan to continue to come here.
Nov 21, 2019
As this was my first visit I was very impressed with the communication from setting up the appointment, receiving the new patient paperwork and the reminders of my appointment. Dr Winter was very easy to talk to and seems like a good fit for me.
Nov 21, 2019
I think it went very well for a first visit.
Nov 21, 2019
all the staff is very friendly!
Nov 21, 2019
I noticed a sick waiting room in the back which I think is a great idea.
Nov 21, 2019
I love this officer. the staff is amazing and work well together.
Nov 21, 2019
Dr Winter is the best. She always makes sure that I?m taken care of and all my needs and concerns are addressed.
Nov 21, 2019
the front office staff are so friendly. they make me feel very welcome.
Nov 21, 2019
the medical assistants are so nice and take their time to make sure all my concerns are heard.
Nov 21, 2019
This is the best office in the county. i send everyone I know here.
Nov 21, 2019
This office is very efficient at makes sure my privacy is kept and the doctor and medical assistant always wash their hands on front of me.
Nov 15, 2019
The entire experience was excellent. Staff was very friendly, helpful and efficient. Dr. Winter, was everything I was looking for as my primary physician. Very knowledgeable, answered all my questions and concerns with compassion,
Nov 15, 2019
Excellent
Nov 15, 2019
excellent experience.
Nov 15, 2019
Good!
Nov 15, 2019
Excellent..Would recommend Dr. Winter and staff to all my family and friends!
Nov 15, 2019
excellent
Nov 14, 2019
all good
Nov 14, 2019
great experience
Oct 29, 2019
Very convenient to schedule (online portal). And very convenient times to schedule. Got a phone call to collect missing information and the individual was very amicable.
Oct 28, 2019
This is a pleasant office, staff and sourroundings. I really appreciate Dr. Winter
Oct 28, 2019
everythimg ran on time
Oct 28, 2019
Everyone at the Atascadero location is great
Oct 18, 2019
Too early for some feelings on initial experience since it was a consult with little to no background info for the doctor. Came with GREAT recommendations from other medical people I know and am looking forward to her care.
Oct 18, 2019
Great front office - Toni
Oct 15, 2019
good
Oct 15, 2019
good
Oct 15, 2019
good
Oct 15, 2019
very happy with service
Oct 7, 2019
I am so pleased with Dr. Gretchen Winter and the other staff with FCPP. Dr. Winter seems to really care. SOOO much better than my last physician of 16 years! Thank you so much Dr. Winter!
Oct 7, 2019
Love Dr. Winter!
Oct 7, 2019
excellent service by all!
Oct 6, 2019
My husband and I are extremely happy with Dr. Winters and the staff at the clinic
Oct 6, 2019
Dr Winter is awesome.A pleasure every visit
Sep 30, 2019
I was very happy with the staff getting me in so quickly the same day
Sep 30, 2019
I appreciated the doctor suggestions to go to a dermatologist, instead of just cutting into my hand
Sep 30, 2019
I was seen very quickly, the staff was very attentive
Sep 26, 2019
Mainly an orientation visit.
Sep 25, 2019
staff is always very friendly.
Sep 22, 2019
love Dr Winter and her staff
Sep 22, 2019
the only reason I would not recommend Dr winter would be that I don't want her to get so busy as other Dr's do. I left dignity because I couldn't get in to see my Dr. I loved my Dr there but what good is having one if you can never see them?
Sep 3, 2019
Very quick, Dr. Winter updated my medication prescription, since I am a newer Patient. She was Professional, Friendly, and asked good pertinent questions about the medication.
Sep 3, 2019
I've been very satisfied with Dr Winter.
Sep 3, 2019
Very quick, but still thoughtful.
Sep 3, 2019
Very good.
Aug 29, 2019
very good,attentive staff,excellent physician
Aug 29, 2019
good
Aug 29, 2019
excellent
Aug 29, 2019
good
Aug 29, 2019
excellent
Aug 29, 2019
good
Aug 22, 2019
All good
Aug 22, 2019
All good
Aug 22, 2019
All good
Aug 22, 2019
All good
Aug 22, 2019
All good
Aug 22, 2019
All good
Aug 20, 2019
dr winter is an excellent doctor
Aug 16, 2019
Excellent first visit. I am impressed with both the very kind Doctor and the wonderful staff.
Aug 16, 2019
Overall a very good, first experience with the staff in your office. I will not hesitate to return, when necessary.
Aug 16, 2019
Excellent experience.
Aug 16, 2019
All staff and Doctor Winter were very professional and efficient.
Aug 13, 2019
I've been looking for a new and caring doctor and was very impressed with *Dr. Winter. She seems to care very much.
Aug 13, 2019
Great.
Aug 10, 2019
Toni is always so kind and efficient and helpful. She makes the visit easy and peaceful and makes you feel comfortable.
Aug 10, 2019
used to go to Michael Evans who I did like but Gretchen I feel so much more comfortable and can really understand her and get all my concerns handled
Aug 3, 2019
Dr Winter is very easy to talk with & answers all of my questions
Aug 3, 2019
The total visit was seamless
Jul 30, 2019
I love making appointments using the portal!
Jul 30, 2019
All staff is kind and makes me feel welcome and important!!
Jul 30, 2019
Good experience
Jul 30, 2019
Very good
Jul 28, 2019
*Dr. Winter is top notch. She is very intelligent, FRIENDLY and professional. She is the best doctor we have had since moving to the central Coast 7 years ago.
Jul 27, 2019
Dr. Winter is great.
Jul 27, 2019
Dr. Winter and her staff are extremely helpful and kind
Jul 27, 2019
Always get a response from portal or phone
Jul 12, 2019
My experience with everyone was very positive
Jul 11, 2019
The staff was very welcoming.
Jul 11, 2019
I felt Dr. Winters to be friendly, informative and ready to take the appropriate actions. She waited for me to stand, when I was ready to leave, before she stood. We exchanged discussion about my issues. I never felt I was being talked to. It was a sharing of ideas. I was very pleased.
Jul 11, 2019
they were all very curtious and very prompt on waiting time.
Jul 4, 2019
I have never had to be informed about delays. I have not experienced any delays, whatsoever.
Jul 2, 2019
I was very happy with the service provided to me from the office staff and especially from Dr. Gretchen Winter.
Jul 2, 2019
There were no delays in service. I was admitted right away and I didn't have any wait time. I arrived on time for my appointment and left promptly after I was seen by Dr. Winter.
Jul 2, 2019
The staff was very friendly and attentive to my needs.
Jun 29, 2019
this was my first time being seen at the Atascadero office and I was impressed by how nice everyone was and I liked how clean the waiting room was. The coffee bar was really nice too.
Jun 29, 2019
Dr. Winter was great. I felt comfortable that she was knowledgeable and she treated me well
Jun 28, 2019
Dr Winters is very helpful
Jun 26, 2019
Receptionist is always very nice.
Jun 26, 2019
I have already referred three people to Dr. Winter, that's how pleased I am with this clinic.
Jun 20, 2019
Wonderful experience & care!
Jun 15, 2019
most professional Dr's office I have ever been to.
Jun 13, 2019
Everything was fast and professional.
Jun 11, 2019
I had a sore arm and was sent to a special clinic for care of my arm/taken care 1 week later.
Jun 10, 2019
staff very courteous and friendly ready to answer any questions or concerns
Jun 10, 2019
Firs time, was asked to arrive 30 minutes earlier to fill out paper work, no delays and everything went very smoothly.
Jun 10, 2019
very courteous and friendly
Jun 6, 2019
they always treat me with respect and fairness
Jun 6, 2019
we just talked about my problem, and what should be done
Jun 6, 2019
they are really nice when i go there.
Jun 6, 2019
they are always very nice to me, no proble
Jun 6, 2019
I would recommend them to any one that was looking for a doctor
Jun 6, 2019
very good, they are some very nice people working there, and she is a very good doctor
May 22, 2019
I have recommended provider to a co-worker and they have moved to this practice.
May 16, 2019
was greeted when I arrived. staff is pleasant.
May 16, 2019
easy to talk to. have already recommended her to others.
May 16, 2019
quick and efficient experience.
May 16, 2019
very friendly.
May 9, 2019
Everyone is so helpful. I feel my health is in good hands.
May 9, 2019
I love Dr. Winter and her staff. They are very professional and has helped me get my health back.
May 9, 2019
I was taken care of under 5 min.
May 9, 2019
I was taken care of under 5 min.
May 9, 2019
Very good.
May 9, 2019
Front staff is very friendly and helpful!
May 9, 2019
She is very kind, caring and helpful.
May 9, 2019
He was very kind, understanding, a good listener and empathetic.
Apr 27, 2019
From the moment I entered the office, the staff was amazing. Made me feel very comfortable and welcomed.
Apr 27, 2019
Dr. Winter was very easy to talk to. She listened to what I said. Very professional and caring.
Apr 27, 2019
Excellent experience.
Apr 27, 2019
Very comfortable experience
Apr 27, 2019
Already told friends about my visit.
Apr 23, 2019
I felt that Dr Winter really cared, and gave me the time necessary to discuss my health condition. I feel very satisfied with my care.
Apr 22, 2019
friendly and pleasant staff
Apr 18, 2019
*Dr. Winter was very gracious to listen to my recent health developments.
Apr 17, 2019
at the first visit, nurse talked to my 2 month old baby so he wouldn't cry. I appreciated it
Apr 14, 2019
*Amanda checked me in and she was very friendly and efficient.
Apr 14, 2019
*Dr. Gretchen Winter was thorough and kind. I've heard great things about her and they were so true. I'd recommend her for sure.
Apr 14, 2019
The wait in the lobby was a little long but *Dr. Winter was so worth it.
Apr 14, 2019
The nurse returned with the shot *Dr. Winter ordered for me very quickly. I thought they were quite efficient.
Mar 19, 2019
office staff were very nice and Dr Winter was great.
Mar 19, 2019
very happy with Dr winter
Mar 9, 2019
great experience after so many bad experiences with doctors on the central coast.
Mar 3, 2019
I like that *Dr. Winter spent time with me.
Feb 28, 2019
Excellent.
Feb 28, 2019
Excellent.
Feb 28, 2019
Excellent.
Feb 28, 2019
Excellent
Feb 28, 2019
Excellent.
Feb 28, 2019
Excellent.
Feb 21, 2019
good experience
Feb 21, 2019
good
Feb 21, 2019
good
Feb 21, 2019
good
Feb 21, 2019
good
Feb 21, 2019
good
Feb 17, 2019
Excellent experience!
Feb 17, 2019
It couldn't have better. This doctor is compassionate - LISTENED to me - I have recommended her to others already. You are SO blessed to have this lady.
Feb 17, 2019
I love this baby doctor. Most doctors are "double parked" - She gave me all the time I needed. 2. No delay.
Feb 17, 2019
There was no waiting in the waiting room - Wonderful!!!
Feb 16, 2019
A soon as I spoke with the lady behind the desk she greeted my with a smile which was nice. I was a new patient and she helped me get registered and got all the paper work needed this was no stress meeting.
Feb 14, 2019
I was pleased that they could get me in to see the doctor on the day I contacted them.
Feb 12, 2019
It was nice; new practice & not impacted.
Feb 10, 2019
great staff, great doctor, everyone friendly and helpful! Great office I tell everyone to go here!
Feb 10, 2019
best office I have ever been to
Feb 10, 2019
I loved the dr I had! I decided I want her to be my primary. she is very attentive, quick, and easy to talk to.
Feb 10, 2019
she was amazing!
Feb 9, 2019
I was very pleased with the staff at thisoffice they were very helpful and professional.
Feb 9, 2019
I would recommend this doctor office to family and friends.
Feb 9, 2019
I was happy with the first visit and feel like all of the questions I had were addressed.
Feb 9, 2019
Everyone I talked to was friendly and professional.
Feb 9, 2019
I feel my health care needs will be addressed.And I feel like I can talk to my doctor with concerns.
Feb 9, 2019
I felt like the staff was conciecise and wore gloves.
Feb 5, 2019
Toni at front desk was helpful and friendly.
Feb 5, 2019
I was given an opportunity to fully explain my health history. I appreciated that.
Feb 5, 2019
Great experience
Feb 4, 2019
Good.
Feb 4, 2019
Do not know if I would ever have found out about you if hadn't been _____ by phone when looking for *Dr. Snyder.
Feb 4, 2019
*Dr. Winter was perfect!
Feb 4, 2019
Sent paperwork to home before appt.
Feb 4, 2019
Daughter who took mother (92 yrs.) to dr. answers all questions.
Jan 30, 2019
This office has the best staff and doctors. They care about their patients and take the time to listen to all your concerns. I will always recommend this office to anyone who is willing to listen.
Jan 30, 2019
Dr Winter is an amazing doctor. I always feel confident in her care for me. She takes her time to listen to my concerns and addresses them.
Jan 30, 2019
I never have to wait and if I do it is always less then 5 minutes.
Jan 30, 2019
I love the nurse at this office. They are kind and always listen to my concerns.
Jan 30, 2019
This office is run so efficiently. You can just see how great they work together. It starts in the front and goes all the way through to the back and finishes with the doctor. Even the referrals are handled efficiently.
Jan 30, 2019
The staff always confirms who I am before releasing any information about me. The call center staff are always so kind and make sure I'm taken care of, whether it's scheduling and appointment or getting me in contact with the office.