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Specialties & Research
Dr. Brian First, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.
- He has special expertise in 2 areas:
- Diabetes Mellitus
Education & Awards
Dr. First graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Parktown. He has 1 awards.
Dr. First has 7 hospital affiliations:
- Sharp Memorial Hospital
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. First accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 16 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
- Molina Healthcare - 3 plans
- Unicare - 11 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 1 plan
- Anthem Blue Cross - 2 plans
- Cigna - 11 plans
- Humana - 2 plans
- Community Health Group - 1 plan
- Aetna - 3 plans