Dr. Joseph Sanchez, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 51

Dr. Joseph Sanchez, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Desert Regional Medical Center and Eisenhower Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sanchez to book an appointment.

Dr. Sanchez

Nephrology Associates Med Grp

1100 N Palm Canyon Dr Ste 211 Palm Springs, CA 92262
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Sanchez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Paracentesis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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(760) 994-4684

Dr. Sanchez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage-CA HMO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - Network-CA HMO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 Off Exchange (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Silver 73 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 87 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 94 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
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
Priority Select HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Sanchez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sanchez

4.7

Based on 73 ratings

5 Stars
89.04109589041096%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Sanchez is a good listener and communicates well with his patients. He is one of the better Dr.'s in the valley.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 07, 2021
Always has time for questions and provides full, clear and easily understood suggestions and recommendations. Shows a genuine interest in me as a patient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Loren W. Rice – Aug 20, 2021
Really good
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Robert bassett – Jul 14, 2021
Absolutely; he is thorough and has a wonderful bedside manner making my visits with him pleasant and informative.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Norma Santerson – Apr 21, 2021
Very good experience. Met with Dr Sanchez and his intern who was very competent.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Mr. M – Apr 07, 2021
Dr Sanchez is a courteous and caring Physician. He takes his time and answers all my questions, no matter how trivial. A great listener and reviews everything clearly. I highly recommend Dr Sanchez as a Nephrologist!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Happy patient! – Mar 25, 2021
Everyone kind
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 10, 2021
Dr. Sanchez is a wonderful doctor Knowlegable easy to speak with & has a lot of heart !! Highly recommend !!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lisa s – Jan 29, 2021
Excellent and I highly recommend him. I feel fortunate to have him on my medical team.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Virginia Boyd – Jan 28, 2021
Doctor Sanchez is very nice , great Doctor. Staff Simon and Deana are very nice and friendly
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Aug 28, 2019
Very happy with excellent care. Great staff
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Gary Petrauski in Palm Springs, CA – Aug 28, 2019
Great Doctor, friendly and seems to really care about patients. He talks to you, not at you. He is a professional and knows what he is talking about.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Eli Hicks – Jul 02, 2019
Dr. Sanchez is an excellent caring doctor. He takes the time to explain things to me and he helped me through a very difficult medical problem. I would defiantly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Twentynine Palms, CA – Jul 02, 2019
Dr. Sanchez was very thorough, asked a lot of questions, took his time and was very respectful. I did ask several people about him and they said he was a good doctor.
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Apr 24, 2019
Dr Sanchez is a model for other doctors to follow
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Harold Cutler in DHS, CA – Feb 20, 2019
Thought he was great
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Alice Atteberry in Palm Springs, CA – Jan 11, 2019
Very knowledgeable. Most of all, he treats me like a human being, very rare these days...
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Melissa Pilgrim in Palm Desert, CA – Dec 05, 2018
Clear, to the point.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ron Quinto in Palm Springs, CA – Nov 14, 2018
Awesome
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kenny – Nov 14, 2018
Great kidney Doctor in fact had to move back to the desert and so happy about getting Dr. Sanchez back as my doctor I'm getting much better help with my kidney problems it has changed my life.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Catherine W. Jardine in Morongo Valley , CA – Jul 11, 2018

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Sanchez, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

University of Michigan Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University of Michigan Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1998
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Joseph Sanchez, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sanchez frequently treats Anemia, Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, and Gout. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sanchez treats.

Where is Dr. Joseph Sanchez, MD's office located?

Dr. Sanchez's office is located at 1100 N Palm Canyon Dr Ste 211, Palm Springs, CA 92262. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Sanchez speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Nephrology Associates Med Grp

Nephrology Associates Med Grp1100 N Palm Canyon Dr Ste 211 Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Sanchez is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Desert Regional Medical Center

Palm Springs, CA

67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Eisenhower Medical Center

Rancho Mirage, CA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

14 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital

Indio, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average