Dr. Peter Sacks, MD

Dr. Peter Sacks, MD

Hematology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Sacks, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 52 years.

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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

  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Leukocytosis
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sacks to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
in La Jolla |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sacks accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sacks has admitting privileges

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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