Dr. Martin Kabongo, MD

Dr. Martin Kabongo, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Martin Kabongo, MD is a family medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Ciudad Juarez in 1986 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

9909 Mira Mesa Blvd Ste 200

San Diego, CA 92131

Contact Information

(858) 657-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Kabongo's Experience

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

Dr. Kabongo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kabongo "Martin Luther Kabongo, MD, is a board-certified family medicine doctor. He provides primary care for patients of all ages, including preventive care and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Dr. Kabongo is committed to family practice and has a special interest in maternity care, including prenatal care. As a professor of family medicine and public health, Dr. Kabongo is involved in training medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He conducts workshops in dermatology for family medicine residents and medical students and also teaches clinical medicine, both in the office and on the wards. He conducts medical trips with residents and students to clinics in Ensenada, Mexico, Haiti, Honduras and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa. Dr. Kabongo is the director of Surf*Net, an organization that allows community physicians to work with the faculty of academic family medicine programs to do research in office practice. He is also involved in the policy of clinical medicine, serving as a member of the board of directors of the San Diego Academy of Family Practice. He spends a significant amount of time on the Admissions Committee of the UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Kabongo served as a teacher in homeless and refugee clinics around San Diego, educating medical students through clinical experiences. He also completed a sabbatical in New Zealand, where he practiced in a small village delivering primary care. Dr. Kabongo was drawn to medicine at an early age by a fascination with the complexity of the human body. He enjoys melding the science of medicine with the art of healing. He says, “Knowing that I can make a difference in people's lives, especially when they are at their most vulnerable, is extremely rewarding." Dr. Kabongo completed his residency training at Bon Secours Hospital. He earned his medical degree at University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. He is board-certified in family medicine."
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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

221  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Ciudad Juarez
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Bon Secours Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Bon Secours Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kabongo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kabongo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kabongo to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Kabongo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I'm so glad Dr. Kabongo is my family physician He has been my doctor for over 11 years and I feel blessed and lucky to be under his care, :). Fran Farrar
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Received a vasectomy from Dr. Kabongo. He was thorough with answering any questions or concerns that I had and was on time both visits. He's quite a funny guy and I appreciated his joking and humor during my procedure which lightened the mood quite a bit. Healed up with no issues at all. Would...more
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