Dr. Banita Kooner | a Sharp-affiliated Internal Medicine Doctor in San Diego
Dr. Banita Kooner

Dr. Banita Kooner

Welcoming new patients

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine (Board Certified)

Advanced Degrees

  • Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)

The Sharp Experience

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Locations

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Biography

When I was in elementary school, I always decided that I would either be a teacher or a doctor. I believe that I simply wanted to do something that made a difference in a person's life. I believe in motivating my patients to take control of their health. I am here to help explain best approaches to health, limiting disease, preventative care and strongly encourage a partnership in attaining this. I feel having a Medical Degree in Osteopathy and a Masters in Public Health have a significant benefit to my patient, because I have learned many different approaches of attaining individual optimum health.

In my spare time, I simply love hanging out with my two children, my dog and my husband. We love to try out restaurants and we enjoy swimming at the beach or in the pool.

Biographical Details

Age: 43
In practice since: 2002
Gender: Female

Medical Group

Education

  • Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
  • Internship: White Memorial Medical Center
  • Residency: White Memorial Medical Center

Insurances Accepted

Sharp accepts most health insurance. If your plan is not listed below, please call your insurance provider to verify coverage.

  • Aetna
    Aetna PPOs, Elect Choice EPO, Health Fund PPO, Health Fund HMO, HMO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Open Choice PPO, QPOS POS, Select Choice HMO, Traditional Choice PPO, US Access POS, Value Network HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Anthem Blue Cross PPOs, Bronze EPO, California HMO, EPO, Gold EPO, Gold HMO, Multi State Plan EPO, Platinum EPO, Platinum HMO, Plus POS, Power Select HMO, Prudent Buyer PPO, Silver EPO, Silver HMO
  • Beech Street
    PPO
  • Blue Shield
    Access Plus HMO, HMO, POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
    For Life
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
    PPO
  • CIGNA
    Flexcare POS, HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
  • Coventry Healthcare
    PPO
  • Covered CA
    Anthem Blue Cross Bronze EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold HMO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum HMO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver HMO, Health Net Bronze PPO, Sharp Health Plan Bronze HMO, Sharp Health Plan Gold HMO, Sharp Health Plan Platinum HMO, Sharp Health Plan Silver HMO
  • Health Net
    Bronze PPO, Elect POS, ExcelCare HMO, HMO, PPOs, Select POS, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO, SmartCare HMO
  • Healthsmart
    PPO
  • Medicare
    Assignment, UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    PPO
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
    PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Bronze HMO, Choice HMO, Gold HMO, Performance HMO, Platinum HMO, Premier HMO, Silver HMO, Value HMO
  • United Healthcare
    Choice EPO, Choice HMO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO, PPOs, Signature Value HMO
  • VEBA
    Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Nutrition
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Women's Health

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    Phone: 858-499-2703
    300 Fir St.
    San Diego, CA 92101

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