Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh, MD

Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh, MD

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Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

4168 Front St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kavanaugh performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Liver Function Test
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
very high
more than 93% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Kavanaugh's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kavanaugh's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kavanaugh "Rheumatologist, Clinical Immunologist Professional Experience 2002-Present, Professor of Medicine Director, Center for Innovative TherapyDivision of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology; The University of California at San Diego 1999-2002, Associate Professor of Medicine Director, Center for Innovative TherapyDivision of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology; The University of California at San Diego 1991-1999, Rheumatology Faculty; The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Chief of Rheumatology, Dallas VA 1989-1991, Rheumatology Fellowship; The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas Texas 1987-1989, Clinical Immunology and Allergy Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1984-1987, Internal Medicine Internship and Residency Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Subspecialty; American Board of Allergy and Immunology (1989,1999); American Board of Internal Medicine 1987 ACR, Research and Education Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award, 2001. Elected Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), 2001. Board of Directors, Arthritis Foundation; San Diego Chapter 2002."
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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

125  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Southwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kavanaugh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kavanaugh's Reviews

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Dr. Kavanaugh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Kavanaugh is rude, disrespectful, arrogant and has a huge ego. He has no bedside manner, uses Fellows to do most of his work, and seems to believe that he can treat patients and staff however he pleases. This guy needs to retire, he has no business seeing patients. I have never had such a...more
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