UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine · 100 Providers

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Office Providers

Dr. Pouya Afshar, MD

Dr. Pouya Afshar, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

(9)
Dr. Joshua Alexander, DO

Dr. Joshua Alexander, DO

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

(10)

Office Provider Reviews

3.7
(345)

based on the average of 345 provider reviews for UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

Review of Dr. Song

- in SAN JACINTO |

He is the MOST condescending doctor I've ever had the Displeasure of meeting. Not only that but he ignores about half of everything you tell him. I complained about a medical issue I was having and told him I had not picked up my new medications and he blamed the medical issue on the new medications I wasn't taking.
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Review of Dr. Gosman

- in San Diego, CA |

Dr. Gosman could care less about patients, she's all about the glory & the spotlight & has no problem making patients wait 2, 3 4 hours for their appt - Office staff is rude & unaware, bathrooms are filthy, the whole clinic is a nightmare in the making and every single team member know it, including Dr. Gosman - but again, she could care less!
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Review of Dr. Fehmi

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Dr. Fehmi may be qualified in his field, but he treated me, as a patient, impersonally and without interest. He was late, curt with the surgical team, and, quite frankly, rude and arrogant. I don't think being a good surgeon discounts one from behaving courteously.
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Review of Dr. Kulidjian

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Very communicative. Great "bedside" manner.
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Review of Dr. Kinkel

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I have been seeing Dr. Kinkel for about 3 years now, he has the worst bedside manor of any doctor I have ever seen. It seems that all he wants to do is use me as a hamster for his barrage of test. He spends almost no time with you and lets his resident do all the work. He has also suggested that I should pay out of pocket rather than use my insurance, as if the results would change. Patient beware!
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Review of Dr. Chang

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He did not answer patient questions and ignore request. He is totally a joke for the UCSD reputation. Do not waste your time with him. I switch to other health care before him.
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Review of Dr. Santiago-Lastra

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Dr Santiago-Lastra performed surgery on me and I can not be more happier than I am. She has explained everything in detail on my visits, she treated me with respect, answered all my questions and concerns. She listens and hears her patients, spends time as much as one needs till all questions are answered, you will not go home with anxiety of your questions not answered. Dr Santiago gave joy of my life back without fear of embarrassment with my urinary problems. I will recommend her to everyone.
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Review of Dr. Song

- in Riverside, CA |

Palmdale, he certainly is very sure of himself, to a fault. I exp something similar, he was so sure of a meds treatment for my dad regardless of the prior bad reaction he exp with the same meds. Dr insisted it would work well because he is the Neuro and I was just the idiot son who simply could not understand these very complicated issues. Again, he had a bad reaction (affected heart-rate) and never saw Dr Song again. Nice btw, poor rating system, should be able to select ZERO stars, also NA
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Review of Dr. Savino

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Horrible dr. Very arrogant, rude and doesn't have any compassion at all. I waited 3 months to see him and he didn't help me at all. He saw me for 1 minute. Didn't run any tests or bloodwork. And as I walked by him in the hall, I heard him talking about me to his students.... No professionalism at all.
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Review of Dr. Korn

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Dr. Korn is the best in his field. He is always willing to listen and has a great personality.
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Learn About UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

291 Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Or Cyst Drainage Or Aspiration
  • Abscess Or Fluid Incision And Drainage
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advance Directive End Of Life Planning
  • All Shoulder Or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anemia And Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Anoscopy
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating And Fusion
  • Aortic Repair, Open Or Repair Of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (Abg)
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Botox® For Chronic Migraine
  • Brain Surgery
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • C-Section
  • Canthoplasty And Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (Incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator Or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal Or Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (Csf) Shunt - Insertion, Repair Or Removal
  • Chest Ct (Incl. Heart And Lungs)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, And Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (Cpap)
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy And Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (Cabg) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery Of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy And Transurethral Resection Of Bladder Neck
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • De Quervain'S Release
  • Decompression
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction Or Excision Of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren'S Contracture Injection
  • Eeg (Electroencephalogram)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Electrocardiogram (Ekg)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, Or Vessel Exploration
  • Emg (Electromyography)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Endovascular Repair Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair Of Aorta
  • Enucleation Of Eye
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Ercp (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision Of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision Of Chalazion
  • Excision Of Femur Or Knee
  • Excision Of Humerus
  • Excision Of Metacarpal And Carpal
  • Excision Of Radius Or Ulna
  • Excision Of Skin Cancer
  • Excision Of Skin Lesion
  • Excision Of Tarsal Or Metatarsal
  • Excision Of Tibia Or Fibula
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Foot And Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot And Ankle Dislocationtreatment, Open
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot And Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot And Ankle Ligament And Tendon Repair
  • Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal From Eye
  • Fracture Care
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head And Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hip Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture And-Or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hiv Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papillomavirus Dna Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Immunization
  • Incision And Removal Of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Insertion Of Left Ventricular Lead For Pacemaker Or Cardioverter And-Or Defibrillator
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Kidney And Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Knee And Leg Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee And Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee And Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Laceration Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (Incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lip, Excision Or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Lithotripsy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Function Test
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy Or Excision
  • Manometry
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction By Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuroplasty
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Oculoplastics
  • Ophthalmic Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression And Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pacemaker Insertion Or Replacement
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Port Placements Or Replacements
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Removal Of Foreign Body From External Eye
  • Removal Of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection Of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant And Nephrectomy
  • Repair Of Brow Ptosis And Blepharoptosis
  • Repair Of Entropion Or Ectropion
  • Repair Of Lid Retraction
  • Resection Or Ablation Of Bone Tumor, Partial Or Complete Resection Of Bone, Debridement Of Bone
  • Respiratory Management
  • Reverse Total Shoulder And Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision Of Arteriovenous Shunt For Renal Dialysis
  • Revision Of Shoulder Or Elbow Replacement
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Skin And Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery For Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Testicular Implants
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy Or Excision Of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (Tavr)
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Turp (Transurethral Resection Of Prostate) Or Laser Destruction Of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Uterine Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (Vbac)
  • Vaginal Delivery And Vbac
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Valve Repair Or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, And Pulmonary)
  • Varicocelectomy Or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography And Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vasectomy
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (Vats) Or Thoracotomy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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