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37 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian First is Good. Dr. First has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 1.6
  • Currently 1.6 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 1.3
  • Currently 1.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.3
  • Currently 2.25 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Brian First, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes

Education & Awards

Dr. First graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Parktown. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2012)


Dr. First has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 


  • Spanish
  • Afrikaans

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Additional Information
Dr. Brian First MD is a male Internist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Brian First practice?
Dr. Brian First has 3 office locations.
Dr. Brian First practices Internal Medicine near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Solana Beach, CA.
See San Diego Internists.