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Laurel Herbst, MD

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Dr. Laurel Herbst, MD


4870 Elsa Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
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  • Internal Medicine


Dr. Karen Herbst received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego in 2000 and her medical degree in 2004 from New York Medical College. Dr. Herbst returned to her hometown of San Diego and completed her postgraduate training in internal medicine at Scripps Mercy Hospital, where she served as chief medical resident. During her residency, Dr. Herbst received many awards and accolades, including Intern of the Year in 2005.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 1997
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology, 1976
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1973

Medical Education

  • University of Southern California School of Medicine, MD, 1969


  • University of So California Medical Ctr Los Angeles County, & Internship, Internal Medicine


  • University of California, San Francisco, Hematology & Oncology, 1975
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