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Dr. Paul Pockros MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Dr. Paul Pockros has 3 office locations.
Scripps Cardiology Medical Group Inc.
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA 92037

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Pockros is Excellent. Dr. Pockros has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Pockros, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Ascites
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Fatty Liver
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Transplantation

Education & Awards

Dr. Pockros graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 12 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Chronic Hepatitis C
Liver Cirrhosis
Skaggs Clinical Scholar, The Scripps Research Institute, 1999-2005
Guide to Top Doctors, Center for the Study of Services, 2002
Guide to America’s Top Physicians, published by Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2003
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, University of California, San Diego, 1974
Who’s Who in the West 1998-1999
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (Marquis Who’s Who) 1997-1998
Outstanding Teaching Award, Internal Medicine House Staff, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, 1989
Founding Member Award, San Diego Chapter of the American Liver Foundation, 1991
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)


Dr. Pockros has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Scripps Green Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Pockros accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 89 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 12 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Paul Pockros practice?
Dr. Paul Pockros practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA.
See La Jolla Internists and La Jolla Gastroenterologists.