Dr. Peter Desilva, MD

Dr. Peter Desilva, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Peter Desilva, MD is a family medicine specialist in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 1985 and specializes in family medicine.

29809 Santa Margarita Pkwy Ste 300

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Contact Information

(949) 709-5100

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Desilva's Experience

Dr. Desilva'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

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

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.


  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desilva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desilva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desilva to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Desilva'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 (5)

My husband goes to dr. Desilva, he really cares about his patients. Calls them for follow up even after hours. My husband was impressed!
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I was a long time patient of Dr DeSilva. Last August I went to him with a lump in my neck that developed overnight. He thought I had an infection and prescribed a Z-pak (which is the standard of care). When I returned twice over the next 3 weeks with no improvement, he basically shamed me out of...more
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I have had two recent experiences with Dr. Desilva. Recently he was rude and condescending during a recent physical for my daughter. He showed little respect for any of my concerns about my daughter. The second experience involves him charging for routine immunizations for my son for a...more
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OMG...the guy was overtly hostile towards me from the very second he sat down after entering the room. Then he preceded to bitterly ask, Why are you here; aren't you Dr. Bilan's patient? I explained how she was out of town and the office made the appointment to him instead. Then he bitterly...more
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Dr Desilva apparently knew a member of my family and took me off of some medications I was on for depression and anxiety cold turkey, stating he didn't want to get in trouble with this family member. SUCH a conflict of interest, and I have had other members of my family experience the same thing in...more
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