Dr. David Poch, MD

Dr. David Poch, MD

Critical Care Medicine  ·  
Dr. David Poch, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 2002 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.Read his story

9434 Medical Center Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Poch's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Poch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Poch "Dr. Poch is a board-certified pulmonologist with a special focus in caring for patients with pulmonary vascular disease. He has expertise in providing diagnosis and treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), and pulmonary embolism. UC San Diego Health is an internationally recognized center for the treatment of all forms of pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Poch is interested in investigating novel therapies for treating pulmonary vascular disease, as well as new approaches in evaluating disease severity and response to treatment. He has been published in several leading medical journals on topics including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus pneumonia, the effect of body mass index on pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) outcomes, and important risk factors for health-care-associated pneumonia. Dr. Poch completed his fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at New York University School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Michael Jagen Award for his dedication, compassion, and professionalism. He also completed fellowship training in pulmonology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Poch completed his residency in internal medicine at New York Medical College-affiliated hospital, St. Vincent’s Medical Center. He earned his medical degree at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Poch is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Poch enjoys mountain and road biking, skiing, photography and spending time with his wife, three children and pets."
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2  Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

2  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

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.


  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. David Poch, MD
When a suspected Diagnosis of PH was diagnosed by my physicians at Sharp, I was immediately sent to Dr. Poch. He, and his staff, quickly gave me the required tests, put me right upstairs and gave me the necessary tools to deal with the confirmed diagnosis. He knows his stuff! and I feel completely...Read More
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