Dr. Dinna Cruz, MD

Nephrology •  Female
Dr. Cruz
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UC San Diego Health

9300 Campus Point Dr La Jolla, CA 92037

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Dr. Dinna Cruz, MD is a nephrology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She specializes in nephrology.

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She is One Smart Doctor. She spends all the time you need to understand everything that is going on. I have complete trust in her.
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Dinna Cruz, MD, MPH, is a board-certified nephrologist. Her expertise is treating patients with both acute and chronic kidney diseases caused by all types of underlying conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, polycystic kidney disease, glomerul...


  • Nephrology

Board Certifications


Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Internship Hospital


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Cruz accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cruz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Cruz treats Hyperkalemia more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Cruz treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Acute Kidney Failure

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Dr. Cruz treats Acute Kidney Failure more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Cruz treats this condition more than 82% of her peers

Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Dr. Cruz treats Wegener's Granulomatosis more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Cruz treats this condition more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Cruz's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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