Dr. Jose S Loredo, MD

Critical Care Medicine  |  
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Age 60
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Dr. Jose S Loredo, MD
Jose Loredo, MD, is a board-certified sleep medicine doctor who evaluates and treats individuals with sleep related disorders such as narcolepsy, insomnia, and sleep apnea. He cares for patients at UC San Diego Health's Sleep Medicine Center, where he provides a full spectrum of therapeutic and diagnostic services. Dr. Loredo is actively involved in clinical research and has been featured in several publications for his research on improving sleep quality in people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). He is currently leading an NIH-funded epidemiological study of sleep-health in Hispanics in San Diego county. He is also co-investigator in the largest NIH-sponsored research project for the Hispanic community (Study of Latinos [SOL]), which studies the health of 16,000 Hispanics across the U.S. Other research projects in which Dr. Loredo is involved include the investigation of the role of peripheral chemoreceptors in the development of hypertension in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and the association of sleep apnea with asthma.Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Loredo practiced general medicine for four years in rural Alabama. Dr. Loredo is an instructor in critical care, pulmonary and sleep medicine. He is currently teaching medical students, internal medicine residents and pulmonary fellows at the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the San Diego VA Hospital, UC San Diego Sleep Medicine Center, and the San Diego VA Pulmonary Sleep Disorders Clinic.Dr. Loredo completed his fellowship at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University, School of Medicine in Loma Linda, CA. In 2005, he completed an MPH in epidemiology at San Diego State University. He is board-certified in internal medicine and sleep medicine.

4168 Front St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Jose S Loredo, MD

Dr. Jose S Loredo, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Loredo's Experience

Dr. Loredo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vascular Disease


  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management

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.


  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baystate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Uc San Diego Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Loredo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Loredo's Reviews

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Dr. Loredo's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in San Diego, CA |
AmeriSleep Diagnostics titrated me on a straight BiPap, instead of the ASV that was required. Mr. Loredo probably has a financial or personal conflict of interest with Amerisleep, because he failed disclose the error and was extremely and consistently evasive as to why I was not on the required ASV, despite complaints about persistent symptoms, as well as unreliable AHI metrics, frequently above 5. My current sleep doctor is utterly shocked at the mistreatment I rec'd under Mr. Loredo.
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Dr. Loredo accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Loredo has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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