Dr. Scott Carstens, MD

Dr. Scott Carstens, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Carstens, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology.

3811 Valley Centre Dr

San Diego, CA 92130

Contact Information

(858) 626-4460

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Carstens'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.

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

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5

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.

Education

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Med College Wi Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carstens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carstens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carstens to family and friends
4.8
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Carstens' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

The sicker you become, the less interest he shows. Said he was retiring some time ago, so surprised to see he's still taking patients.
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