Dr. Prachi Karnik | a Sharp-affiliated Internal Medicine Doctor in San Diego
Dr. Prachi Karnik

Dr. Prachi Karnik

Not currently accepting new patients

Specialty

  • Internal Medicine (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

I believe in forming a partnership to improve the quality of life for my patients.

Locations

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Biography

I became a physician because I wanted to combine my interest in biology with my desire to help people. I believe the patient and doctor are partners in achieving and maintaining good health. A positive attitude and a desire to be healthy are supremely important. The emphasis should be placed on prevention and a healthy lifestyle. Medications should only be used when necessary.

In my spare time, I enjoy travel, reading, snowboarding and fine dining.

Biographical Details

Age: 39
In practice since: 2004
Gender: Female

Medical Group

Hospital Affiliations

Education

  • Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
  • Internship: University of California, San Diego
  • Residency: University of California, San Diego

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, 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, California HMO, EPO, Multi State Plan EPO, Plus POS, Power Select HMO, Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Beech Street
    PPO
  • Blue Shield
    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 Bronze EPO, Anthem Gold EPO, Anthem Gold HMO, Anthem Platinum EPO, Anthem Platinum HMO, Anthem Silver EPO, Anthem 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
    Elect POS, ExcelCare HMO, HMO, PPOs, Select POS, Seniority Plus Retirees 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
    Choice HMO, Performance HMO, Premier HMO, Value HMO
  • United Healthcare
    Choice EPO, Choice HMO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO, Signature Value HMO, United Healthcare PPOs
  • VEBA
    Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Allergy Testing
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Evaluation/Treatment
  • Chronic Cough
  • COPD
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Diverticulitis
  • Eczema
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Esophageal Reflux
  • Geriatrics
  • Hay Fever
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Impotence
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shingles
  • Smoking Cessation Techniques
  • Vertigo
  • Wart Treatment
  • Weight Management

Practice Features

  • Lab on Premises
  • X-Ray on Premises

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  • Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
    Phone: 858-499-2706
    1240 Broadway
    El Cajon, CA 92021

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