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Dr. Brian First

Dr. Brian First

Dr. Brian First

Welcoming new patients

"Quality care begins with a clear understanding of a patient's specific concerns."

Locations

858-292-0108

Mon. - Fri., 7 am to 5 pm

4282 Genesee Ave., Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92117

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858-569-5850

Mon., Tue., Thurs., Fri., 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

4320 Genesee Ave.
San Diego, CA 92117

Get Driving Directions

858-292-0108

Mon. - Fri., 7 am to 5 pm

4282 Genesee Ave., Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92117

Get Driving Directions

858-569-5850

Mon., Tue., Thurs., Fri., 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

4320 Genesee Ave.
San Diego, CA 92117

Get Driving Directions

Biography

Biographical Details

Age: 66
In practice since: 1979
Gender: Male

Additional Language Spoken

  • Afrikaans
Hospital and Medical Group Affiliations

Hospital Affiliation

Education

Education

  • Medical School: University of Witwatersrand (South Africa)
  • Internship: Baragwanath Hospital (South Africa)
  • Residency: Baragwanath Hospital (South Africa)
  • Residency: Charity Hospital (New Orleans, LA)
  • Fellowship: University of California, San Diego
Treatments and Conditions

Treatments and Conditions

  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Evaluation/Treatment
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Depression
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Geriatrics
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • LGBT Health
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Weight Management
  • Women's Health
Practice Features

Practice Features

  • Lab on Premises
  • Nursing Home Visits
Insurances Accepted

Insurances Accepted

  • 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 PPOs, Bronze EPO, California HMO, EPO, Gold EPO, Platinum EPO, Plus POS, Prudent Buyer PPO, Silver EPO
  • HMO, POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Care1st
    Medi/Medi
  • For Life, Prime
  • PPO
  • HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Bronze EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver EPO, Sharp Health Plan Bronze HMO, Sharp Health Plan Gold HMO, Sharp Health Plan Platinum HMO, Sharp Health Plan Silver HMO
  • PPO
  • EPO, ExcelCare HMO, HMO, PPOs, Select POS, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO
  • Assignment, UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • PPO
  • PPO
  • Bronze HMO, Choice HMO, Gold HMO, Performance HMO, Performance Plus, Platinum HMO, Premier HMO, Silver HMO, Value HMO
  • Choice EPO, Choice HMO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO, Signature Value HMO
  • Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO

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  • Phone: 858-292-0108
    4282 Genesee Ave., Suite 103
    San Diego, CA 92117
  • Phone: 858-569-5850
    4320 Genesee Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92117
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