Dr. Brian First MD
Endocrinologists — San Diego, CA
Dr. Brian First specializes in endocrinology, diabetes specialist, internal medicine in San Diego, California. Details of Dr. First's 40 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of the Witwatersrand are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. First
4282 Genesee Ave
San Diego, CA 92117
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
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An internist who concentrates on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. This specialist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems., Diabetes Specialist and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine.
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Dr. First is affiliated with 1 hospital:
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
LicenseDr. Brian First has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. First attended medical school at University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences and graduated in 1973 having 40 years experience. Additional Internal Medicine training was conducted at Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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