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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ariel Cortes is Good. Dr. Cortes has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ariel Cortes, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Cortes graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago.


Dr. Cortes has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Ariel Alexander Cortes MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 15 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Ariel A. Cortes practice?
Dr. Ariel Cortes has 3 office locations.
Dr. Ariel Cortes practices Family Medicine near Solana Beach, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Del Mar, CA and San Diego, CA.
See Solana Beach Primary Care Doctors.