Dr. Michael Kosty, MD

Dr. Michael Kosty, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Michael Kosty, MD is a hematology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

15004 Innovation Dr Ste S97

San Diego, CA 92128

Contact Information

(858) 605-7146

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Melanoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Kosty's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  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*

75  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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Naval Reg Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Naval Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kosty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kosty's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kosty to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Kosty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I am upset with this office!! I was here for an appt. Dec. 1st. . I have a serious abscess that needed immediate attention and two teeth pulled.. I was put on antibiotics. 3 times due to waiting for Dr Kosti to sign off as other Doctors Did asap! Dentist girl faxed the form to his office 4...more
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Kind and very caring. He projects knowledge and confidence in his treatment plan. I really am fortunate to be a patient of his. Any cancer patient should have a doctor as competent as Dr. Kosty.. Really can not say enough good things about him.
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He came to the appointment utterly unprepared & uninformed even though we had hand-delivered all materials weeks prior. He literally says "I don'tt know why you are here." He finally finds the reports, and says he has reviewed them, and begins asking questions. When told that all the details are...more
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Dr. Kosty has been my oncologist for 3 years. He is very conscientious and LISTENS to me. I can call or e-mail him, and he always gets back to me within hours. I wish other doctors possessed his qualities! I respect his advise and professionalism.
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He is caring and very competent. He has kept me alive for many years beyond what others had expected. He treats me with respect by listening and really hearing any concerns I may have. He is very professional and I am thankful he is my oncologist.
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