Dr. Unna Albers, MD

Dr. Unna Albers, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 50
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Unna Albers, MD is a family medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1995 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

8939 Villa La Jolla Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-8000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Albers' Experience

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

Dr. Albers' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Albers "Unna McPherson Albers, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. She provides primary care for adults, including preventive care and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. In 2009, 2011-2014, Dr. Albers was named a “Top Doc" in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. Dr. Albers has a special interest in women’s health and preventive care. She believes that “educating patients about their illness is as important as the treatment of the illness" and emphasizes that patients who understand the process and participate in their care get better results. As a clinical professor of medicine and a clinic site director for UC San Diego internal medicine residency program, Dr. Albers is involved in training medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She believes that improving the quality of training medical students and residents will impact our future in health care. She enjoys working in academic medicine where she has access to the latest clinical and therapeutic advances for her patients. Dr. Albers completed her internship and residency training at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree at George Washington University. She is board-certified in internal medicine. When not at work, Dr. Albers enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering at an elementary school and taking part in outdoor activities."

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Albers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Albers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Albers to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Albers' 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in San Diego, CA
She is thorough, caring and excellent in her judgement. I've observed many doctors in my life, both in my career in a hospital, and from observing the care of family members--and in fact am married to one. I always watch for their use of logic, and of taking time to integrate all the...more
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