Dr. Joseph Vinetz, MD

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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.

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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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UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices9350 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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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 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.

Dr. Vinetz's 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.

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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Board Certifications

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  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

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