Dr. J Poceta, MD

Dr. J Poceta, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. J Poceta, MD is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurology.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd MS 313

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Poceta's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poceta treats Restless Leg Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Poceta treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poceta treats Sleep Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Poceta treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poceta treats Sleep Apnea more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Poceta treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea

Dr. Poceta's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. J Poceta, MD is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Scripps Clin
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1984
University Of Washington
Internship Hospital
1983
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1987
1984
1983

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Dr. Poceta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Poceta

3.3

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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One of the best doctors I have ever seen. I have been going to Dr. Poceta for 6 years. I have multiple sclerosis and Idiopathic hypersomnia with excessive daytime sleepiness and have seen a substantial amount of neurologists and without doubt the most knowledgeable and caring doctor I have seen.
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If you have any sleep issues then Dr. Poceta is the Dr. to see. He cares and takes time to listen and explain.
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I don't like use harsh words on other people. But I have to say this doctor is bad. First of all, it is difficult to schedule appointment. If you do schedule, it is far out. When you are near, they will call to cancel. This doctor's staff never return calls. This doctor never respond to messages...Read More
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During the 17 years Dr. Poceta has treated me for PD, headaches, and sleep problems. he has always been attentive, flexible, and knowledgable. He keeps up with the latest medications and procedures and finds some way to help me, even when there is little that can be done (such as dealing with the...Read More
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Extremely unlikely!! Dr. Poceta is out of date, arrogant, and an extremely poor listener with little to no personal insight. His office staff displays similar characteristics.
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