Dr. David Hallegua, MD

Dr. David Hallegua, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
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Dr. David Hallegua, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Beverly Hills, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala University in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

8641 Wilshire Blvd Ste 301

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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more than 99% of peers
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more than 97% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hallegua "Patients with arthritis and other rheumatic illnesses often have symptoms for a long time before an accurate diagnosis is established and appropriate therapy instituted. No two patients are alike and only careful and patient assessment of symptoms and signs will reveal what is wrong. Patient preferences for various treatment has been considered and less aggressive treatments should be chosen as long as no harm will result in choosing complementary therapy."


  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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

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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

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  • Sacred Heart College, Cochin, India
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hallegua has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hallegua's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hallegua to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Hallegua's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Aliso Viejo, CA
Dr. Hallegua is the most intelligent and compassionate doctor I know of. He takes time to listen to what your trying to tell him. Many times it is difficult to articulate your symptoms but with his patience to listen he understands. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Hallegua has amazing diagnostic abilities. After being evaluated by a Rheumatologist who stated I did not have rheumatoid arthritis although I had deformed fingers on right hand, Dr. Hallegua confirmed I did not have R/A and said he knew someone who could fix my fingers. I had previously...more
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