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Dr. Joseph Califano III, MD

Dr. Joseph Califano III, MD

Age 59 Ear, Nose, and Throat M
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Dr. Joseph Califano III, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Califano III studied at HARVARD UNIVERSITY / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. They currently practice at University Of California San Diego Health and are affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. Dr. Califano III is board certified in Otolaryngology and accepts accepts multiple insurance plans.



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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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  • First Health
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Oscar Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Aug 19, 2020
Dr Califano is an amazing physician and surgeon. He removed an inverting papilloma in my left maxillary sinus. He is very thorough and the best surgeon. Since the initial consultation to post-operative follow-up care, I always have questions and he answers/explains things very well to me. I highly recommend him.
A. Masiddo — Aug 19, 2020
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Dr. Califano III frequently treats the following conditions: Oral Cancer, Tongue Cancer and Dysphagia. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Joseph Califano III, MD is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

Yes, Dr. Joseph Califano III, MD holds board certification in Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest


  1. University Of California San Diego Health

    1. 1
      Ucsd Heath Care
      3855 Health Sciences Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 Existing Patients: (858) 822-6197
    1. 2
      Uc San Diego
      200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 Existing Patients: (858) 822-6197
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