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About Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals

Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in La Jolla, CA. She has 27 years of experience. Her specialties include Surgery. Dr. Kurtzhals is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla, Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas and Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Kurtzhals has received 4 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

35 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals is Great. Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals has been rated by 35 patients. From those 35 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pamela Lynne Kurtzhals Md

3075 Health Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92123
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Scripps Green Hospital

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals has the following 1 specialty

  • Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals has the following 1 expertise

  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

I met Dr.Kurtshal at Scripps for general surgery for Breast Surgury. She was a very caring, listen to what you had to say and she would answer and explain very clearly, very professional and because of her personality would cheer you up when you needed it. I miss her and I hope she reads this so she would know I want to say "thank you so much" for being you and best of all a great surgeon.

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Best person and knowledgeable/ capable Dr.

Dr. Explained in detail everything that was going to happen and was wonderful. If I have a need for her services again I would not hesitate one second before calling her! That should say a lot because I'm one of those scared babies when it comes to needles and yes I'm 68!

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One Star

Rude doctor with an almighty complex. Belittling and rude.

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Unprofessional, emotionally reactive, swearing, threatening, blaming

At my first appointment, she used the "f" word 7 times describing my referring doctor.

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Five Stars

Couldn't have asked for better care.She was wonderful! I wish every doctor could be like her.She was very patient and kind. I just loved her.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly 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™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Loyola University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Pamela L Kurtzhals accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • 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 Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

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