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Robert Sarnoff, MD

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
Robert Sarnoff, MD
Accepts new patients
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326 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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  • Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


  • English


A pulmonologist in the Division of Chest and Critical Care Medicine at Scripps Clinic, Robert Sarnoff, MD, graduated from Cornell University and New York University School of Medicine. He is president of Scripps Clinic Medical Group and past director of the Heart, Lung, Vascular Center; Division of Chest and Critical Care Medicine; Respiratory Care Services; and the Intensive Care Unit. His clinical interests include lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and interstitial lung disease.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 1987
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 1980
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1977

Medical Education

  • New York University School of Medicine, MD, 1974


  • Bellevue Hospital Center, Internal Medicine, 1978


  • University of California, San Diego, Pulmonary Disease, 1980

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