Dr. Evelyn Tecoma, MD

Dr. Evelyn Tecoma, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Evelyn Tecoma, MD is a neurology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurology.Read her story

4510 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

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 Disorders
more than 82% of peers
more than 80% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
more than 56% of peers

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Dr. Tecoma's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tecoma "In 1991, Dr. Tecoma was recruited to serve as Associate Director of the UC San Diego Epilepsy Center, a busy tertiary referral center, epilepsy monitoring unit, and comprehensive epilepsy surgery program. Dr. Tecoma spends the majority of time as an active clinician, and is Chief of the Neurology service at the UC San Diego Thornton Hospital, the location of the Will Sally Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. In addition to patient care and teaching, Dr. Tecoma is also active in epilepsy research; she is the author of numerous articles, and lectures widely on areas of her specialty including clinical trials, presurgical evaluation, vagus nerve stimulation therapy, reproductive hormones and epilepsy, and the diagnosis and management of epilepsy."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated


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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.


  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Stanford University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Stanford University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tecoma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tecoma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tecoma to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Tecoma's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

She really listened to everything you say. Never close minded about anything. Always trying to find a solution for your need(s).
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I needed an urgent appointment and initially appointments were booked out 8 months, however, I received a cancellation appointment and got within a week. Once I checked in I went back in under ten minutes with the one of Dr. Tecoma's Drs' coming in within 5 minutes to do an exam. Both Dr. Tecoma...more
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