David Bortz, MD  - Primary Care Physician

David Bortz, MD

Primary Care Physician located in Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA

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About Dr. Bortz

Dr. Bortz is a leading primary care physician in the Sorrento Valley and Greater San Diego areas, providing patients with the most advanced care for a broad array of medical conditions as well as preventive and proactive care for optimal health and wellness. Skilled in all areas of primary care, Dr. Bortz is especially focused on the areas of disease prevention and weight reduction, as well as treatment of hormonal imbalances, allergies and narcotics addiction. His commitment to staying on top of recent developments in medicine ensures his patients always have access to the safest, most effective care available for both treatment and prevention of disease and other health conditions.

As a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and board certified in internal medicine both in the U.S. and abroad, Dr. Bortz has the extensive skills and training that identify him as a top provider of medical care. In addition to his dedication to providing advanced, state-of-the-art treatments, Dr. Bortz is committed to educating patients about their health so they can make informed decisions that can help them stay healthy at every age. His warm, compassionate and confidential manner have earned him the respect of patients throughout the San Diego area.

After completing his medical degree and internship at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa and graduating with honors, Dr. Bortz completed residencies in cardiology, radiology and internal medicine and a fellowship in internal medicine in Israel and South Africa. In 1989, he began his private practice in San Diego, also joining the University of California – San Diego (UCSD) faculty as an assistant clinical professor of medicine and clinical researcher. Today, Dr. Bortz continues his work at UCSD as a researcher and associate clinical professor of medicine in addition to his private practice. He is widely regarded as a leader in his areas of expertise, has been widely published and lectures extensively to physicians around the world.

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Dr. Bortz is a leading primary care physician in the Sorrento Valley and Greater San Diego areas, providing patients with the most advanced care for a broad array of medical conditions as well as preventive and proactive care for optimal health and wellness. Skilled in all areas of primary care, Dr. Bortz is especially focused on the areas of disease prevention and weight reduction, as well as treatment of hormonal imbalances, allergies and narcotics addiction. His commitment to staying on top of recent developments in medicine ensures his patients always have access to the safest, most effective care available for both treatment and prevention of disease and other health conditions.

As a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and board certified in internal medicine both in the U.S. and abroad, Dr. Bortz has the extensive skills and training that identify him as a top provider of medical care. In addition to his dedication to providing advanced, state-of-the-art treatments, Dr. Bortz is committed to educating patients about their health so they can make informed decisions that can help them stay healthy at every age. His warm, compassionate and confidential manner have earned him the respect of patients throughout the San Diego area.

After completing his medical degree and internship at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa and graduating with honors, Dr. Bortz completed residencies in cardiology, radiology and internal medicine and a fellowship in internal medicine in Israel and South Africa. In 1989, he began his private practice in San Diego, also joining the University of California – San Diego (UCSD) faculty as an assistant clinical professor of medicine and clinical researcher. Today, Dr. Bortz continues his work at UCSD as a researcher and associate clinical professor of medicine in addition to his private practice. He is widely regarded as a leader in his areas of expertise, has been widely published and lectures extensively to physicians around the world.


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Suboxone

The death rate from legal use of drugs e.g. Narcotics, is higher than illegal drug use deaths.
To get people off chronic narcotics usage (Oxycontin,Vicodin etc) is very hard but Suboxone is a very safe way of doing so as while it helps treat pain,it prevents withdrawals from narcotics, has a safe side effect profile and does cause any "highs" if misused and injected.

Dr. Bortz is one of the few certified Suboxone providers in San Diego.

For more information on Suboxone, please visit www.Suboxone.com
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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Dr. Bortz accepts most major insurance providers.

Aetna
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Cigna
GEHA Health Plans
Health Net
Humana
Medicare
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Testimonials

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  • Yelp

    "He has genuinely listened to my concerns, done blood work and such when necessary, and doesn't brush things off as previous doctors I've seen have."

    Michael H.
  • Yelp

    "Everyone at the office was super pleasant and Dr. Bortz, along with his entire staff, showed a lot of care and passion for what they were doing."

    Amy N.
  • Yelp

    "This guy has it all - a true passion for the health and well-being of his patients, a solid foundation of medical knowledge that only comes with years of experience."

    Anneke D.
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    "He is always focused on the root of the problem and doesn't want you to leave his office without all your concerns answered."

    Ann C.
Location
David Bortz, MD
5414 Oberlin Drive, Suite 110
Sorrento Valley

San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: 8582164412
Fax: 858-455-1429
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Dr. David Bortz, MD
5414 Oberlin Drive
Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92121