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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ithaar Derweesh, Urologist is Good. Dr. Derweesh has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ithaar Derweesh, MD is board certified in Urology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma)
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal)
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Prostate Cancer (Prostatic Neoplasm)

Education & Awards

Dr. Derweesh graduated from University of Chicago. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)


Dr. Derweesh has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • UC San Diego Health System 
  • Promise Hospital San Diego 


  • French
  • Arabic
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Ithaar Derweesh MD is a male Urologist, has 16 years of experience and practices in Urology.
Where does Dr. Ithaar Derweesh practice?
Dr. Ithaar Derweesh has 3 office locations.
Dr. Ithaar Derweesh practices Urology near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Jolla, CA.
See San Diego Urologists.