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Dr. Robert El-Kareh, MD

Internal Medicine ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. El-Kareh

UC San Diego Health

9300 Campus Point Dr La Jolla, CA 92037

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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Robert El-Kareh, MD is an internal medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in internal medicine and hospital medicine.


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Dr. El-Kareh's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blindness
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deafness
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diplopia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Epilepsy
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Giardiasis
  • Glaucoma
  • Goiter
  • Gout
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lupus
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myelopathy
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scabies
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sore Throat
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stroke
  • Stye
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Syncope
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

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About Me

Biography

Robert El-Kareh, MD, MPH, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. As a hospitalist, Dr. El-Kareh is assigned to patients at the time of admission and provides care only during their hospit...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
Residency Hospital
2003
Temple University School of Medicine
Medical School
2003

Awards