Dr. John H. Detwiler, MD

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Dr. John H. Detwiler, MD

Cardiology | Male

Escondido Cardiology Associates 1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 300, Escondido, CA 92029 Get Directions
(760) 743-0546

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After receiving his undergraduate degree in Goshen, Indiana, Dr. John Detwiler went on to receive his medical degree from the...   Read More

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  • Internal Medicinenull
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Internal Medicine

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      • Cardiology
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Internal Medicine

      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
      • 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 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
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Calcium Score
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Event Monitor
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • CT Coronary Angiogram
      • Echocardiography
      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Holter Monitoring
      • Nuclear Stress Testing
      • Stress Echocardiogram
      • Thoracentesis

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1971

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of California At San Diego

        Completed in 1972

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of California At San Diego

        Completed in 1974

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of California At San Diego

        Completed in 1976

      • Undergraduate School
        Goshen College, Goshen, In

        Graduated in 1967

      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
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      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!