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Dr. Kenneth Kalunian, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Kalunian

Dr. Kenneth Kalunian, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Kalunian accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
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PHCS Network PPO

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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. Kalunian's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalunian treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

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

Lupus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalunian treats Lupus more than 96% of his peers

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

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kalunian treats Arthritis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kalunian treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Kalunian's conditions and procedures:

  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myositis Ossificans
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Kenneth Kalunian is the Associate Director of the Center for Innovative Therapy and also a Professor in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology in the School of Medicine at UC San Diego. Professional Experience 2003-present, UC San...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

Vet Affairs Med Center
Residency Hospital
Vet Affairs Med Center W La
Residency Hospital
1979
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1979

Awards

Dr. Kalunian's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kalunian

2.7

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
42.857142857142854%
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Gave me a diagnosis that multiple other physicians since say there is no way I have. Was extremely rude when I asked for him to please explain so I could better understand.. Severely damaged my trust in the profession as a whole.
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I found Dr. Kalunian to be an astute and intuitive doctor who is filled with grace and kindness. He was easy to see and made the utmost effort towards being understood and understanding.
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