Dr. Steven Edelman, MD

Dr. Steven Edelman, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Steven Edelman, MD is an internal medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1982 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

9350 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
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Edelman's Experience

Dr. Edelman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Edelman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Edelman "Dr. Steven Edelman is a native of Southern California and has been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 15. After completing his diabetes specialty training at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, he came to the University of California at San Diego, where he has been on staff since 1990. Dr. Edelman is an international leader in diabetes treatment, research, and especially education. Dr. Edelman champions the cause of patient advocacy and has dedicated his life to helping people with diabetes live healthier and happier lives. Dr. Edelman has written four books and more than 200 publications, including articles and abstracts that have been published in such journals as American Journal of Physiology, Diabetes, and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a journal reviewer for several journals, including Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. His honors include valedictorian of his medical school graduating class, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, and Chief Resident's Teacher of the Year Award from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Edelman is also founder and director of the nonprofit organization Taking Control Of Your Diabetes and hosts a television talk show called Taking Care of Your Diabetes, which includes guests from various medical and professional backgrounds who provide information on topics such as common emotional barriers, nutrition, exercise, insulin therapies, oral medications, technological advances, neuropathy, foot care, study results and legal issues."
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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

30  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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.


  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Ucla-San Fernando Prgm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • The Joslin Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • The Lahey Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Uc-San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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