Amber Ortega, MD

Medical doctor (MD)
Family medicine (board certified)
Medical Group
Sharp Rees-Stealy

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  1. Sharp Rees-Stealy Point Loma
    3555 Kenyon St.
    Suites 200 and 201
    San Diego, CA 92110
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    Fax: 619-221-9592
  2. Sharp Rees-Stealy Santee
    8701 Cuyamaca St
    Santee, CA 92071
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  3. Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group

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Sharp Rees-Stealy Santee
8701 Cuyamaca St

About Amber Ortega, MD

I gravitated toward medicine through my fascination with the body and my interest in helping others. It is truly gratifying to improve a patient's quality of life. This is the most rewarding job that there is. I treat each patient as a whole person, meaning I put just as much attention on their mind as I do on their body. Patient care is centered on wellness in terms of mind and body. Prevention is the key to a healthy life with emphasis on lifestyle changes above medications. During my free time, I enjoy cooking and trying new wines. I also appreciate visiting Southern California's beautiful beaches and spending time at Disneyland.
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Insurance plans accepted

Amber Ortega, MD, accepts 37 health insurance plans.

Ratings and reviews

392 ratings
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Verified Patient
December 30, 2023
Dr. Ortega is the reason I stay with Sharp as I have had some negative experiences in the past but Dr. Ortega is so amazing I stay.
Verified Patient
December 24, 2023
Dr Ortega was misinformed about where I could get the flu and Covid swabs she ordered.
Verified Patient
December 12, 2023
I love Dr. Ortega!!! So easy to talk to, beautiful demeanor. Very thorough, yet kind a and caring. I would recommend her to everyone!
Verified Patient
December 11, 2023
Dr Ortega is very nice and listened to my concerns. She took notes and gave advice
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