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Dr. Harry Bluestein, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 79

Dr. Bluestein

Dr. Harry Bluestein, MD is a rheumatology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1965 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Bluestein accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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Background Check

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

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Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluestein treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Bluestein treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluestein treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 23% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bluestein treats Arthritis more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Bluestein treats this condition more than 18% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Bluestein's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Bluestein's research interests included the identification and characterization of cell membrane molecules that serve as targets of SLE antibodies and on the role of those antibodies in the pathogenesis of SLE, particularly the neuropsychiatric manifestations. He is now retired as a researcher. Dr. Bluestein is a Professor Emeritus of Medicine at UC San Diego's School of Medicine."

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1967
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1966
Georgetown University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1965
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1967
1966
1965

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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