Dr. Robert Stein, MD

Dr. Robert Stein, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert M. Stein is a board certified Internal Medicine Physician specializing in Cardiology. As a Cardiologist, he specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Dr. Stein received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA in 1968. He served his internship from 1968-1969 at Tufts Medical Service/Boston City Hospital (now Boston Medical Center) and completed his medical residency at Tufts Medical Service/Boston Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Division in 1971. He completed his Cardiology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Division, in 1975. In recognition of his academic achievements, he was invited by New York Presbyterian Hospital to serve as a Visiting Fellow. After serving as a cardiologist in the U.S. Army, Dr. Stein began practicing in North San Diego County in 1976 as a staff member at Palomar Hospital. In the ensuing years he served as the hospital's Chairman of the Department of Medicine; Medical Director, Cardiac Services; Chief of Staff; Co-chair of the Palomar Health Physician Utilization Review Committee. He has also been an instructor of Advanced Cardiac Life Support at both Palomar and Pomerado Hospital. Dr. Stein is a former president of the San Diego affiliate of the American Heart Association and served as a board member for over twenty years. As a subcommittee member of the National AHA's Get with the Guidelines initiative, he made countless presentations about heart health to groups throughout the country. Today he continues to speak on cardiovascular topics to community groups and healthcare professionals. Dr. Stein was named a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1972 and a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases in 1975. He was named a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology in 2004 and a Fellow of the American Heart Association in 2010. He is a member of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the San Diego County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians.

625 E Grand Ave Ste B

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(866) 228-2236

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • 16 More

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Hyperlipidemia
high
more than 81% of peers
Thrombosis
normal
more than 78% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Tufts Med Serv Boston City
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Boston City Hosp/Tufts U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stein to family and friends
3.4
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Stein's 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
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Stein accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare of California

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Hospitals where Dr. Stein has admitting privileges

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025
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Palomar Medical Center Poway
15615 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
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