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Dr. James Otoshi, MD

Pulmonary Disease
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Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview

Dr. James Otoshi, MD is a Pulmonologist in Escondido, CA. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from Harvard Medical School and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Escondido.

Dr. Otoshi works at Arch Health Partners Family Medicine Escondido in Escondido, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Asthma, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and Pneumonia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Locations

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    Arch Health Partners Family Medicine Escondido
    488 E Valley Pkwy Ste 111, Escondido, CA 92025 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Arch Health Medical Group
    199 Citracado Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92029 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Humana
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    • Sharp Health Plan

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.2
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    Jun 16, 2016
    Dr Otoshi always takes the time to listen and explains very thoroughly what treatment he recommends. I have complete trust in him.
    William E Cunningham in San Diego, CA — Jun 16, 2016
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    About Dr. James Otoshi, MD

    Specialties
    • Pulmonary Disease
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1679681027
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of California, San Diego
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of California, San Diego
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of California, San Diego
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Harvard Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
    • Palomar Medical Center Poway
    • Palomar Medical Center Escondido

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Otoshi, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Otoshi is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Otoshi has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Otoshi has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Otoshi works at Arch Health Partners Family Medicine Escondido in Escondido, CA. View the full address on Dr. Otoshi’s profile.

    Dr. Otoshi has seen patients for Asthma, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and Pneumonia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Otoshi on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Otoshi. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Otoshi.

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