Dr. Joseph Vinetz, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  |  
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Age 53
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Dr. Joseph Vinetz, MD
Dr. Vinetz is Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine at UC San Diego. He is certified by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in Tropical Medicine and Traveler's Health. Dr. Vinetz is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the American College of Physicians and member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. The overall theme of Dr. Vinetz' research program in tropical infectious diseases is to bring fundamental laboratory-based research to the field, and, vice-versa, to learn fundamental aspects of infectious disease pathogenesis from patients in the field setting. His laboratory currently focuses on two diseases: malaria and leptospirosis, with both laboratory- and field-based activities. He carries out NIH-funded research activities in Peru.

9350 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Joseph Vinetz, MD

Dr. Joseph Vinetz, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

Patients will get the cutting edge, evidence-based care with the best-available diagnostic and clinical services available. Patients are accepted by physician referral only.
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Dr. Vinetz's Experience

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

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

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

  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Vinetz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vinetz to family and friends
2.6
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Vinetz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Vinetz accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    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
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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