Dr. Joel Lamon, MD

Dr. Joel Lamon, MD

Hematology & OncologyMaleAge 73

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

New Patient

(858) 437-9976

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Dr. Joel Lamon, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in San Diego, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lamon to book an appointment.

Office Hours

16918 Dove Canyon Rd San Diego, CA 92127

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8:30 am
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5 pm

Tue

8:30 am
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Wed

8:30 am
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5 pm

Thu

8:30 am
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5 pm

Fri

8:30 am
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5 pm

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Office
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Locations

California Cancer Associates

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(858) 437-9976
California Cancer Associates16918 Dove Canyon Rd San Diego, CA 92127
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Practice

New Patient?
(858) 437-9976
16918 Dove Canyon Rd San Diego, CA 92127
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At a Glance

  • Friendly Staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Lamon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lamon

3.3

Based on 9 ratings

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What went well
  • Office environment (6)
  • Staff friendliness (6)
  • Appointment scheduling (4)
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment (2)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (2)
  • Long wait times (1)
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Horrible doctor threatening and the entire ccare team is a nightmare they are condensending threatening and they need classes in bedside manner.b
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When comes to a doctor you want thoughtful, informed competence! Dr. Laymon will tell you the facts, your options and stand w you when you choose! 5 stars! Superior physician. I do entrust my life to him.
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Ann Braun in San Diego CA – Jul 30, 2017
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Very reasuring, knowlegable, takes the time to explain even the small things!
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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. Lamon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Melanoma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lamon treats Melanoma more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lamon treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Cluster Headache
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lamon treats Cluster Headache more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Lamon treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Anemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lamon treats Anemia more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Lamon treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Dr. Lamon's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mastodynia
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Overweight
  • Pancytopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sunburn
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Medicaid
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Medicaid
Husky Health
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PHCS Network PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

"The specialty is the whole body. Attention is paid to continuity of care and outcomes assessments."

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Biography

Dr. Joel Lamon is a native San Diegan and a Hoover High School graduate. He received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and his MD from the University...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1980
Scripps Clin
Fellowship Hospital
1975
University for Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1974
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Joel Lamon, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (858) 437-9976, and for other questions, call (858) 649-5100.

Does Dr. Joel Lamon, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Lamon has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Joel Lamon, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Joel Lamon, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Lamon's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Joel Lamon, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Joel Lamon, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lamon frequently treats Melanoma, Cluster Headache, and Anemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lamon treats.

Where is Dr. Joel Lamon, MD's office located?

Dr. Lamon's office is located at 16918 Dove Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA 92127. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Lamon is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

Escondido, CA

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)