Dr. Jose Cesena, MD

Dr. Jose Cesena, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Jose Cesena, MD is an internal medicine specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in internal medicine.

3875 Avocado Blvd

La Mesa, CA 91941

Contact Information

(619) 528-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test

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.


  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Alameda Co Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cesena has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cesena's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cesena to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Cesena'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

Patient Comments (3)

I went in today to get my immunization records verified and signed for a paper for school. Then I went outside and scheduled an appointment and they gave me him. I never met a doctor thats so disrespectful. First, he kept saying why didnt you go to a nurse and as I was saying I went he doesnt even...more
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Simply put the worse Dr I have ever seen, I literaly had to tell him to shut his mouth so I could explain why I was seeing him, he told me that the previous doctor had no reason to prescribe me certain medications. never address any of my concerns or adjusted my medicines. I am diabetic and rather...more
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This doctor 1) decided before he walked in the door to deny a valid concern 2) Had a belligerent attitude 3) Took zero min to actually listen to patient concerns 4) Cut off patient giving information 5). Was an overall Big-headed full of himself Doctor. If you have the pleasure of coming across...more
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