Dr. Hector Cardenas, MD

Dr. Hector Cardenas, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Hector Cardenas, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in La Mesa, CA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

5525 Grossmont Center Dr

La Mesa, CA 91942

Contact Information

(858) 499-2600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Cardenas' Experience

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Dr. Cardenas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Fever
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Wellness Examination

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.

Education

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cardenas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cardenas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cardenas to family and friends
2.8
based on 12 total reviews
Dr. Cardenas' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cardenas accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value
    Health Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Cardenas has admitting privileges

Sharp Grossmont Hospital
5555 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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