Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh, MD

Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh, MD is an internal medicine 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 internal medicine.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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Dr. Kavanaugh's Experience

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

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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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Canker Sore
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo

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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)

San Diego, CA |
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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Hospitals where Dr. Kavanaugh has admitting privileges

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