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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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Graduated in 1971
Completed in 1972
Completed in 1974
Completed in 1976
Graduated in 1967
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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!