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Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh Is this you?

About Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh

Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in La Jolla, CA. His specialties include Urology. Dr. Derweesh has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh is Great. Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Uc San Diego Medical Center

200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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UCSD-Thornton Hospital

9300 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh has the following 1 specialty

  • Urology

    A urologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the male reproductive system, as well as the urinary tracts of both males and females.
    These doctors cover the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and the male reproductive organs which include the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Some common disorders that urologists treat are urinary tract infections (UTI), stress incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and cystitis. These urological specialists also perform vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Bladder Issues
  • Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Urologic Emergencies

Reviews

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Patient

Dr. Derweesh is exceptional. If you need to pick a surgeon he is your "man". The aftercare is going to be your issue. His nurse is rude and unprofessional. Expect quality care by the doctor and awful service care afterwards. When you are good you are busy which creates different issues... so be prepared.

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His nurse sucks!

My husband had surgery To have a tumor removed and ran out of pain medication I have spent the last 2 days trying to get the nurse to have it written up but she keeps calling saying she called it in to the pharmacy . You would think a nurse would no you can't call in oxycodone it has to be a written prescription. They don't seem to care that he's in this much pain.

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Dr. Derweesh Saved My Father's Kidney

My father had seen 2 other highly qualified specialists who both recommended total kidney removal, as they did not think that the kidney could be saved. He was afraid that he was going to need dialysis afterwards if his kidney wasn't saved. Dr. Derweesh saved my father's kidney and removed the cancer. He explained everything thoroughly and was compassionate and complete in his follow up.

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15.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Education

  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine
  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ithaar H Derweesh accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • 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 Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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