Dr. Andrew Ries, MD

Critical Care Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
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Dr. Andrew Ries, MD
Andrew Ries, MD, MPH serves as associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs for UC San Diego Health Sciences. He has directed UC San Diego’s pulmonary rehabilitation program for over 30 years, promoting pulmonary rehabilitation as a standard of care for patients with disabling lung disease. Dr. Ries has been widely recognized as a leader in lung health and for his extensive experience in medical research directed toward improving the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic lung diseases. The American Lung Association in California recognized his commitment to lung health with its 2014 Lung Health Award. He is a long-standing volunteer for the American Lung Association and American Thoracic Society, as well as other professional organizations and government agencies including the American College of Chest Physicians, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He has co-authored numerous publications and several books, including three editions of Shortness of Breath: A Guide to Better Living and Breathing, and three editions of the Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine. He completed his fellowship at UC San Diego and his residency training in internal medicine at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York. He is board certified in in pulmonary medicine.

Medical Offices South

4168 Front St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Andrew Ries, MD

Dr. Andrew Ries, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Ries' Experience

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Dr. Ries' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
18

Conditions Treated

  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • YALE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • UC-San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ries accepts 15 insurance carriers
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. Ries has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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