Dr. Kristen Rice, MD

Dr. Kristen Rice, MD

Hematology  |  
Female  |  
Age 40
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kristen Rice, MD is a hematology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 2005 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

3075 Health Center Dr Ste 102

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 637-7888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Rice performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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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 Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of California San Diego Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of California San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rice has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rice's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rice to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rice's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Rice takes her time with me, answering even my "dumb" questions. She is caring, compassionate, an exceptional oncologist.
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in Chula Vista, CA
She took excellent care of my father, was compassionate to him and the family, and even went over and beyond by calling his estranged daughter to make sure she had a last chance to see her father. She made him feel like his was the only patient and treated him on an individual basis; unlike a...more
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in San Diego, CA
Dr. Rice treated my husband who passed away this week from kidney cancer. She was caring, compassionate, and a good listener. She went out of her way to stay in contact, explain procedures and test results.
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