Dr. Peter Sacks, MD

Dr. Peter Sacks, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Peter Sacks, MD is a hematology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1965 and specializes in hematology and internal medicine.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-7875

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Bone Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 66% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Sacks'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.

2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

16  Conditions Treated

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 The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Johannesburg Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Johannesburg Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Scripps Clin Rsch Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sacks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sacks' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sacks to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Sacks' 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Words cannot adequately how grateful I am for Dr. Sacks care and compassion. He melds old school common sense, wisdom and modern medicine resulting in wonderful medical care. He is always patient and never rushes through an appointment. Bravo!
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