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About Dr. Daniel E Zelac

Dr. Daniel E Zelac, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatology. Dr. Zelac is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla and Sharp Memorial Hospital. Dr. Zelac has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Daniel E Zelac is Good. Dr. Daniel E Zelac has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Daniel E Zelac is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Scripps Center For Integrative Medicine

10820 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dr. Daniel E Zelac has the following 1 specialty

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

  • Mole
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Rosacea
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Excision
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Basal Cell
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancer
  • Acne Rosacea

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Dr. Zelac was highly recommend by my internist. I was very disappointed in his care. He is arrogant, dismissive and distant. While he and his assistant removed a cyst from my abdomen, they both talked over me about a James Bond movie. I was just a piece of meat to be attended to. His assistant removed the stitches in a subsequent appointment. He never came in to see how I was. I would never return to his office. He is one of the worst doctors I have ever met.

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Great Doc

Dr. Zelac is an exceptional physician who provided me with superb care. I was seen for a basal cell cancer of the face and not only did I have a great experience with his office staff, including everyone from the front office to the nursing staff, but I would say that (with the understanding that I was there for a skin cancer), I enjoyed my time at the office. I felt completely cared for as I was offered a warm blanket during the procedure and was repeatedly asked how I was doing. Both Dr. Zelac and his surgical staff were very accomodating and personable. I had all of my questions answered completely and thoroughly and I never felt rushed. After removing the cancer, he fixed the area, and I get many compliements on the scar. Overall, I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Zelac and if I ever need a similar surgery, I wouldn't go to anyone else.

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impersonal and indifferent

I felt more like a bank deposit rather than a patient. After removing skin cancer he just left the room. No discussion about how it went, how it looked, or confidence of the outcome. Nothing. He just left without saying anything to me. He came across as arrogant, impersonal, indifferent and uncaring. I will not go to him again.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Zelac is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • Temple University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Hahnemann University


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Daniel E Zelac accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Scripps Center For Integrative Medicine, 10820 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA


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