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Laurel Herbst, MD

COVID-19 update:

If you suspect you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call our nurse line at 888-261-8431 before coming in or use one of our virtual care options. Do not schedule online. For general guidance on COVID-19, visit cdc.gov or call the county hotline at 2-1-1.

Dr. Laurel Herbst, MD

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Office
4870 Elsa Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Biography

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

Residencies

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

Fellowships

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