Dr. Gary Firestein, MD

Dr. Gary Firestein, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Gary Firestein, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

4168 Front St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

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

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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. Firestein's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Shoulder Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firestein treats Shoulder Disorders more than 23% of his peers

Dr. Firestein treats this condition more than 23% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firestein treats Elbow Injuries more than 23% of his peers

Dr. Firestein treats this condition more than 23% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Firestein treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Firestein treats this condition more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Firestein's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Chronic Pain
De Quervain's Disease
Elbow Injuries
Foot Conditions
Gout
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Firesteins research efforts have focused on the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). His laboratory helped define the synovial cytokine profile of RA and demonstrated the dominance of macrophage and fibroblast products as opposed to the ex...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1986
    Ucsd Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1983
    UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1983
  • 1981
    UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1980

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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