Dr. John Detwiler, MD

Dr. John Detwiler, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. John Detwiler, MD is a cardiology specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 201

Escondido, CA 92029

Contact Information

(760) 743-0546

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
more than 67% of peers
Heart Palpitations
more than 66% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
more than 37% of peers

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Dr. Detwiler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Detwiler "After receiving his undergraduate degree in Goshen, Indiana, Dr. John Detwiler went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Chicago School of Medicine and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society. He completed his internship, residency and cardiology fellowship at UCSD Medical Center. Dr. Detwiler is Board Certified in Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Detwiler began Escondido Cardiology Associates in 1976. He is a Diplomat in the American College of Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is also a member of the San Diego County Medical Society and Society of Coronary CT Angiography. He was the Founding Director of the Cardiac Cath Lab at Palomar Medical Center. Dr. Detwiler has held past positions as Chairman of the Department of Medicine as well as Chairman of the Cardiology Committee at Palomar Medical Center. He has been the Principal Investigator for a variety of research studies evaluating new medical therapies. He was selected as one of "America's Top Cardiologists" by Consumer's Research Council of America 2011, and is a recipient of "Who's Who Honors" in the 2011 Global Directory. His interests include bicycling, skiing, photography and gardening. He is married with 2 children and two outstanding grandchildren!"
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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18  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.


  • Goshen College, Goshen, In
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow American College of Cardiology, 1977
  • Voted one of American's Top Cardiologists, 2011
  • Recipient of Who's Who Honors, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Detwiler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Detwiler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Detwiler to family and friends
16 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 3
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Dr. Detwiler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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