Dr. John Hammes | a Sharp-affiliated Nephrology Doctor in San Diego
Dr. John Hammes

Dr. John Hammes

Welcoming new patients

Specialty

  • Nephrology (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

Sharp provides a great environment, caring staff and excellent support to take the best care of my patients.

Locations

  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-299-2350
    4060 4th Ave., Suite 220
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 9 am to 5 pm

Biography

I was inspired to become a doctor by my mom, who is a nurse, and the physicians who cared for me when I was a teenager. I was always good at and interested in science, math and the humanities. Becoming a physician was a logical way to combine these. When approaching patients, I try to ask myself how I would approach them if they were a family member, spouse or best friend and then act accordingly. I believe the competencies embraced by the American Committee on Graduate Medical Education — which include medical knowledge, professionalism, proper communication, practice-based learning/improvement and patient care — are an excellent framework for all physicians. I place a lot of value on quality-of-life issues.

My family is the most important thing in my life. Outside of work, I love to spend time outdoors with my wife and children. I also run, cycle and surf whenever I can.

Biographical Details

Age: 57
Gender: Male

Medical Group

Education

  • Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Internship: Walter Reed Army Hospital
  • Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • Fellowship: University of California, San Diego

Insurances Accepted


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Treatments & Conditions

  • Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplant

Practice Features

  • Second Opinions

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  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-299-2350
    4060 4th Ave., Suite 220
    San Diego, CA 92103

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