Dr. James Malinak, MD

Dr. James Malinak, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. James Malinak, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

6280 Jackson Dr Ste 8

San Diego, CA 92119

Contact Information

(619) 464-1607

Insurance Accepted

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

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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. Malinak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malinak treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Malinak treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malinak treats Chronic Fatigue Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Malinak treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malinak treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Malinak treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Malinak's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
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
Paracentesis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Malinak, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1986
University Of California Los Angeles
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Hennepin County Med Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Hennepin County Med Center
Internship Hospital
1981
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1986
1984
1982
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Malinak's Reviews

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4.1

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5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value
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