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Dr. Brian First MD is a male Internist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian First is Good. Dr. First has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 2.5 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.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2012)

Affiliations

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Afrikaans


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Brian First practice?
Dr. Brian First practices Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Solana Beach, CA.
See San Diego Internists and San Diego Endocrinologists.