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Dr. Veena A Prabhakar Is this you?

About Dr. Veena A Prabhakar

Dr. Veena A Prabhakar, DO is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in San Diego, CA. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Prabhakar is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center. Dr. Prabhakar has received 6 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

48 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Veena A Prabhakar is Excellent. Dr. Veena A Prabhakar has been rated by 48 patients. From those 48 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Veena A Prabhakar is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Sharp Rees Stealy Medical Center

16950 Via Tazon
San Diego, CA 92127
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Mapbox Map of Dr. Veena A Prabhakar

Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group

16899 W Bernardo Dr
San Diego, CA 92127
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Specialties

Dr. Veena A Prabhakar has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    8 Expertise

  • Influenza
  • Women's Health
  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Family Planning
  • Contraception
  • Weight Loss
  • Preventive Medicine

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Reviews

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Five Stars

We have had Dr. Prabhakar for over 10 years and absolutely love the care and attention we receive . She is a loving and caring Health Provider.

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Caring and Thorough Doctor

Dr. Prabhakar is amazing! In addition to being a great doctor, she listens to my concerns and takes the time to answer my questions. She really cares about me and my health. It's hard to find a caring, thorough doctor these days so I am especially glad to have found her.

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Four Stars

I find Dr. Prabhakar very personable, informed and caring. She is a joy to have as a doctor in this day of impersonal professionalism.

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Primary Care Physician

I had a chance to have Vena A Dr. Prabhakar (MD) as my Primary Care Physician at Scripps Escondido a couple years ago She was the most compasionate Doctor I have ever had, She is a wonderful person. I wanted to give her an A+Review I can see why she Wns so many Awards, I wish there were more Doctors like her. She listens to her patients and really cares about them, Making sure they have the Best Medical Treatment What a wonderful Doctor. I miss having her as my Physician.

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Fantastic!

She's such a great doctor! She makes you feel like you are talking to a friend and every time I see her she remembers what we talked about during my last visit. Absolutely recommend!

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2011, 2012, 2013)

    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 (2014, 2013, 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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • Western University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1998

  • Griffin Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Veena A Prabhakar accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Vitalidad Plus CA con Aetna
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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