Dr. Gregory Middleton, MD

Dr. Gregory Middleton, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Gregory Middleton, MD is a rheumatology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

9350 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

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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very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Middleton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Middleton "Gregory D. Middleton, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist who specializes in the nonsurgical care of patients with joint and muscle pain, particularly those with rheumatic disorders such as osteoarthritis. He takes a comprehensive approach to treating arthritis, pain and autoimmune diseases, and strives to help patients maintain a satisfying and active lifestyle. Dr. Middleton treats many former and recreational athletes who strive to maintain an active lifestyle in spite of muscle and joint challenges. He believes that his clinical wisdom, patience and honesty allow him to make a difference in the lives of his patients. Prior to joining the team at UC San Diego Health, Dr. Middleton was chief of medical specialties at Southwest Medical Associates in Las Vegas. Dr. Middleton completed fellowship and residency training at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in rheumatology. Outside of work, Dr. Middleton enjoys staying active by walking and practicing yoga."
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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

70  Conditions Treated

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5  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.


  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Parkland Hospital University Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Parkland Hospital University Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Parkland Hospital University Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Middleton's Reviews

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16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Middleton's Performance

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  • 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 (1)

Nice guy. Professional demeanor. Listens carefully, but never has any useful advice on how to get healthier. Saw twice. Explained to him how PCP's meds had odd side effects. He said they we caused by underlying condition - WRONG! Said very helpful cortisone shots given by pain mgmt specialist were...more
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