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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Michele R. Staunton, MD

5 out of 5 (69 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Internal Medicine
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
Address
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 330
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Primary Office

Address
26800 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 330
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 364-6000
Fax
(949) 347-6043
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

Website
www.missionheritage.com
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Areas of Interest

    Internal Medicine

    Board Certified Internal Medicine, 1991, 2001

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Dr. Staunton received her undergraduate education from Vanderbilt University where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She remained at Vanderbilt where she received her medical degree in 1988. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Albert Weinstein Award for Internal Medicine. She completed her internal medicine internship and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco. Before moving to Mission Viejo with her family in 1995, Dr. Staunton practiced Internal Medicine in the San Francisco Bay Area for four years.

    Dr. Staunton has been active on the hospital staffs of various hospitals with which she has been affiliated, serving on the Infection Control Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Medical Executive Committee, and Intensive Care Unit Committee.

    Dr. Staunton has been practicing internal medicine with Mission Internal Medical Group since 1995. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is on staff at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center where she has served as Chair of the Department of Medicine for 2005 and 2006. She is currently on the Board of Trustees at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.

    Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    Insurance ID Numbers

    Aetna: *536787
    Blue Cross: *AFN069
    Blue Shield: 00G680041
    CIGNA: 2069104005
    CIGNA Select: 2069104015
    Health Net: 3435046281
    Health Net Senior: 5211046281
    SCAN: 954-90836
    United Healthcare: *0250360022

    *Provider ID is the same for both HMO and Medicare Advantage Plans

  • 2-Jun-2019
    *Dr. Staunton has been my physician for many years treating both my body and my soul. She's a shining example of a competent and caring doctor and I owe her a debt of gratitude.
    1-Jun-2019
    Always good
    1-Jun-2019
    She gives me plenty of time to discuss all my concerns, is very patient, explains everything thoroughly and has a positive attitude toward patients...a very gentle and good doctor; I am so pleased I was referred to her by an old friend of mine and hope she doesnt retire anytime soon!
    29-May-2019
    I actually look forward to my yearly visit. I am so grateful she kept me on as a patient when she went part-time. My healthcare has been great. Thank you!
    12-May-2019
    *Dr. Staunton is the very best in her field.
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