Dr. D S. Upton, MD

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Specializes in Pediatrics • Male • Age 43

8765 Aero Dr Ste 130
San Diego, CA 92123
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Dr. Upton:

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Dr. Upton's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost Street
San Diego, CA 92123

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Upton

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Appointments & Offices

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San Diego Internal Medcn Assocs
San Diego Internal Medcn Assocs
8765 Aero Dr Ste 130
San Diego, CA 92123
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    Dr. Upton's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
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    Procedures Dr. Upton Performs

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    Background Check for Dr. Upton

    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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Baylor University
    Graduated in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Upton & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Upton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Sharp Memorial Hospital where Dr. Upton has admitting privileges:

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    • Sharp Memorial Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Upton

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Upton to family and friends

    32 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Upton's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 30 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Upton
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    31 responses
    above
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Upton accepting new patients?

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    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • GEHA
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Health Net
    • HealthFirst
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
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    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • Molina
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    San Diego Internal Medcn Assocs
    8765 Aero Dr Ste 130
    San Diego, CA 92123
    (858) 541-0181 (Office)
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Upton
    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
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