Dr. David Piccioni, MD

Dr. David Piccioni, MD

Neurology  |  
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Dr. David Piccioni, MD is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from SUNY Buffalo School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2001 and specializes in neurology and hematology & oncology.Read his story

3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas


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Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Seizure Disorders
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Piccioni's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Piccioni "David Piccioni, MD, PhD, is a certified neuro-oncologist and board-certified neurologist who specializes in treating primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and nervous system. He also has expertise in treating the neurological complications of cancer and the side effects of brain cancer treatment, such as headaches and seizures.As an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Piccioni conducts research to translate discoveries into novel treatments and clinical trials, and to determine markers of treatment response. He focuses on molecular and genetic profiling of individual tumors and using this knowledge to develop personalized target therapy.Dr. Piccioni’s post-doctoral training included a neurology residency at University of California Los Angeles, as well as fellowships in clinical pharmacology and neuro-oncology, also at UCLA. He earned his medical degree and a doctoral degree in neuroscience at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Piccioni is board-certified in neurology and clinical pharmacology. He holds certification in neuro-oncology from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties."


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  • Neurology
  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • SUNY Buffalo School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Uc Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Piccioni has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Piccioni's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Piccioni to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Piccioni's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Piccioni is as intelligent as it gets, but is also very focused and has a balance of realistic optimism. If you ask direct, without hesitation he gives it to you. I have had his care for a year on a level 4 glioblastoma and thru courses of radiation and chemotherapy simultaneously & one of his...more
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