Dr. Scott Mullaney, MD

Dr. Scott Mullaney, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Mullaney, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Read his story

9300 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Brain Disorders
more than 73% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 63% of peers
Kidney Disease
more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Mullaney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mullaney "Scott Mullaney, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist who cares for patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease with a particular interest in peritoneal dialysis. He is the clinical service chief for the Nephrology Division at UC San Diego Health. As a professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Mullaney focuses on the training and education of the next generations of physicians. He is the training program director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program and an associate training program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Mullaney enjoys teaching both at the bedside and in the lecture hall. He stresses the importance of understanding disease physiology while empowering patients to be active participants in their health care. He has also received several awards from the graduating residents for his teaching abilities. Dr. Mullaney states, "Through teaching young physicians, we impact the care of tens of thousands of patients, not just those I see but all those they will see in their careers." He completed a fellowship in nephrology at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birminham School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland Medical School. He joined the faculty at UC San Diego in 1999 and is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. Dr. Mullaney lives in San Diego with his wife and son. When not at work, he can be found riding his bicycle or golfing with his son. He is an avid baseball and soccer fan as well."


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  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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  • Hemodialysis

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.


  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Ala
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mullaney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mullaney accepts 5 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
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Mullaney has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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