Ross A. Pirkle, MD

Ross Pirkle, M.D., is a board-certified internal medicine physician. He has worked for John Muir Health for 17 years and has served two terms as chair of medicine at John Muir Walnut Creek. He was trained and educated at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Francisco, where he still maintains many of his collegial relationships.

Being an advocate for physical exercise, Dr. Pirkle enjoys helping patients with their personal health and fitness goals. Dr. Pirkle is an avid runner, swimmer, Ironman triathlete and father of four, so he can understand the challenges of making health a priority in a busy life.

Dr. Pirkle firmly believes that for patients to achieve optimal health, a plurality of therapies such as chiropractic, Eastern medicine, behavioral health, rehabilitation therapies, and body work, may all be necessary.

Dr. Pirkle is a founding partner of Cornerstone Primary Care in Walnut Creek. The office opened in August of 2015 and is affiliated with BASS Medical Group.

Medical School: University of California San Francisco

John Muir Health Walnut Creek Medical Center