Dr. Joseph Abdelmalek, MD

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Dr. Joseph Abdelmalek, MD
Joseph Abdelmalek, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist who cares for patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. He also has expertise in treating electrolyte disorders. Dr. Abdelmalek has presented on clinical research that focuses on home-based, Bluetooth-enabled blood pressure monitoring device among veterans with chronic kidney disease, as well as coronary artery calcifications among hemodialysis patients. His work has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals, including the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. He completed his fellowship in nephrology at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he also completed residency training in internal medicine. Dr. Abdelmalek earned his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. Dr. Abdelmalek is a member of several medical organizations, including the American Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation, and the VA San Diego Medication Safety Committee. Outside of work, he enjoys reading and learning about religion, technology, and playing basketball.

200 W Arbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Joseph Abdelmalek, MD

Dr. Joseph Abdelmalek, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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more than 59% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
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more than 32% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
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more than 25% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Abdelmalek accepts 4 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Abdelmalek has admitting privileges

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