Dr. Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD

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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Female • Age 52

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
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La Jolla, CA 92037

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    Dr. Philis-Tsimikas' Experience

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

    Board Certifications

    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
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    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Kidney Disease
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Overweight
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Philis-Tsimikas

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Athens / College of Medicine / School of Health Science National & Kapodistrian
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Stamford Hosp

    Residency Hospital

    Med Ctr Ctrl Mass

    Fellowship Hospital

    Scripps Clin-Rsch Found
    U Calif
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Philis-Tsimikas & Staff

    • English
    • Greek
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    Dr. Philis-Tsimikas' Hospital Quality

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    La Jolla Office
    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 554-7876 (Office)
    (858) 554-8065 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Philis-Tsimikas
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
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