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Dr. R. Christopher Searles, MD

Dr. R. Christopher Searles, MD

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    Overview

    R. Christopher Searles, MD, is a board-certified family physician. He provides primary care for patients of all ages, including preventive care and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Dr. Searles has a special interest in balancing traditional medical care with recreation, physical activity and nutrition in order to help patients reach their healthiest potential. He also has extensive experience providing care from the "whole person" perspective.Dr. Searles treats patients of all ages through the concierge medicine program at UC San Diego Health. Concierge medicine is a primary care option that requires an annual fee and offers enhanced services, extended amenities and 24/7 access.As an associate professor of in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Searles trains medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He has been at UC San Diego since 2000 and has served as the residency training co-director for the Combined Family Medicine and Psychiatry Program.He is a nationally recognized speaker on the subjects of preventive health and work/life balance among professionals in high stress work environments. Dr. Searles completed his residency training at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at UC Davis School of Medicine. He is board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry.Dr. Searles is very active in the community, serving on the board of directors of several local education and health related non-profit organizations. He was recognized for his community work with the 2009 National Community Service Award by the American Medical Association. He was also the recipient of the 2010 Herbert G. Klein Visionary Award by LEAD San Diego, and has been recognized by SD Metro Magazine as one of its 40 Under 40."UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/concierge-medicine/Pages/default.aspx.For more information on family medicine, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Family Doctor

    Critical Care Specialist

    Pediatrician (Kids / Children Specialist)

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento

    Other Degree - UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego

    Medical Degree - Primary Care Physician for Concierge Medicine Patients

    Medical Degree - Medical Director, Family Health and Wellness

    Medical Degree - Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Family Medicine

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Languages

    Spanish

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Family Doctor, like Dr. R. Christopher Searles, may include:

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Searles' office.

    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Cigna

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    Locations

    UCSD MEDICAL CENTER

    200 W ARBOR DR

    RM I317

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (619) 543-6194

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is R. Christopher Searles accepting new patients?

    Yes, R. Christopher Searles is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does R. Christopher Searles offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Searles's office at (619) 543-6194 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does R. Christopher Searles offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Searles's office at (619) 543-6194 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does R. Christopher Searles speak?

    R. Christopher Searles speaks English and Spanish.

    Which board certifications does R. Christopher Searles have?

    R. Christopher Searles is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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