Dr. Douglas Woelkers, MD

Dr. Douglas Woelkers, MD

Maternal-Fetal MedicineMaleAge 57

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Dr. Douglas Woelkers, MD is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist in La Jolla, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. His office accepts new patients.

Locations

UC San Diego Medical Center

UC San Diego Medical Center9444 Medical Center Dr Fl 2 La Jolla, CA 92037
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(442) 274-0568

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Woelkers' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breech Position
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woelkers treats Breech Position more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Woelkers treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

High Risk Pregnancy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woelkers treats High Risk Pregnancy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Woelkers treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Pregnancy Ultrasound
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woelkers performs Pregnancy Ultrasound more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Woelkers performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Woelkers' conditions and procedures:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • C-Section
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Lupus
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Nuchal Translucency Screening
  • Phenylketonuria Screening
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sickle Cell Screening
  • Thalassemia
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy

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(442) 274-0568

Dr. Woelkers accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

About Me

Biography

Douglas Andrew Woelkers, MD, is a board-certified perinatologist who specializes in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies. Perinatologists, also...Read more

Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Douglas Woelkers, MD?

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What are Dr. Douglas Woelkers, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Woelkers frequently treats Breech Position, High Risk Pregnancy, and Pregnancy Ultrasound. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Woelkers treats.

Where is Dr. Douglas Woelkers, MD's office located?

Dr. Woelkers' office is located at 9444 Medical Center Dr Fl 2, La Jolla, CA 92037. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Douglas Woelkers, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Woelkers has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Woelkers is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

Escondido, CA

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

San Diego, CA

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

23 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)