Dr. Joseph Abdelmalek, MD

Dr. Joseph Abdelmalek, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Dr. Joseph Abdelmalek, MD is a nephrology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from UNIV OF CINCINNATI COLL OF MED in 2007 and specializes in nephrology.Read his story

200 W Arbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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Dr. Abdelmalek's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abdelmalek "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. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abdelmalek "Our Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Our Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

36  Conditions Treated


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1  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.


    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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