Dr. Ottar Lunde, MD

Dr. Ottar Lunde, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ottar Lunde, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Universitetet I Oslo, Det Medisinske Fakultet in 1992 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

330 Lewis St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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Dr. Lunde's Experience

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

Dr. Lunde's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lunde "Ottar V. Lunde, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. He provides primary care for adults, including preventive care as well as the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Dr. Lunde has a special interest in heart failure, sleep medicine and weight loss counseling. He is certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine.As an associate professor of medicine, Dr. Lunde is involved in training medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine.Prior to joining UC San Diego Health System in 2007, Dr. Lunde completed his residency training in internal medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco, which covered a broad range of medical disciplines including cardiology. He earned his medical degree at the University of Oslo in Norway and his undergraduate degree in pre-clinical studies at the University of Bergen in Norway. He also received a credential in history and philosophy from the University of Oslo. Dr. Lunde served as a naval doctor and lieutenant in the Norwegian navy to meet requirements for military service. From 1993 to 2001 Dr. Lunde practiced as a medical doctor in Europe. While living in Barcelona, Spain, he learned to speak Spanish and completed a year of advanced training in cardiology. Before completing his residency training in the US, Dr. Lunde also participated in heart failure research at UC San Diego, where his love for San Diego was born.When not working at his profession, Dr. Lunde enjoys jogging, swimming, tennis, reading books and spending time with his wife and two children. He also spends some time playing piano and guitar."


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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

238  Conditions Treated


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27  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis 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.


  • Universitetet I Oslo, Det Medisinske Fakultet
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Kaiser Permanente
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lunde has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Norwegian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lunde's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lunde'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)

Dr. Lunde listens. He is thorough, knowledgeable, and professional.
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He is rude and complained about his other patients to me. His MA called and said I had a clear MRI when there was something wrong that required surgery. Don't go see this doctor!
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