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Joseph Stein, MD

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Dr. Joseph Stein, MD


Phone Number
4060 Fourth Ave
Ste 500
San Diego, CA 92103
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Accepts new patients


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology


Dr. Stein is the director of Electrophysiology and director of the Cardiology Teaching Service at Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is also a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine.

He received his medical degree from Northwestern University. A native of Illinois, he came to San Diego for his internal medicine internship, residency and clinical cardiology fellowship at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He also completed a clinical and research cardiology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Lown Cardiovascular Laboratories, both at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.

Dr. Stein is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, electrophysiology and critical care medicine, and he is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Stein was voted the Ralph P. George Teacher of the Year in 1987, 1993 and 1997, and he has twice been the recipient of the Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award, presented by the housestaff at Scripps Mercy.

The physician’s office encourages new patient inquiries. Call the office at 619-296-3800.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics, 2014
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1992
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1980

Medical Education

  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, MD, 1977


  • University of California, San Diego, 1980


  • Harvard School of Public Health, Clinical Research, 1984
  • Harvard School of Public Health, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983
  • University of California, San Diego, Cardiovascular Disease, 1982
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