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Scott Carstens, MD

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Dr. Scott Carstens, MD


Phone Number
Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, CA 92130
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  • Internal Medicine


Scott Carstens, MD, a member of the internal medicine team at Scripps Clinic, specializes in primary care and rheumatology. His practice covers all aspects of internal medicine and rheumatology with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of auto-immune diseases and musculoskeletal disorders.

Dr. Carstens believes in disease prevention and seeks to provide his patients with the tools for self-care. By providing knowledge, education and awareness, he seeks to empower patients to take a proactive approach to their health.

In his spare time he enjoys art, interior design, travel, the German language and spending time with his family. He also stays active with swimming and golf.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 1982
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1979

Medical Education

  • University of Minnesota Medical School, MD, 1976


  • Milwaukee County General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1977


  • Milwaukee County General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1979


  • Scripps Clinic, Rheumatology, 1981
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