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Michael Van Buskirk, MD

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If you have a fever and/or respiratory symptoms, please call our COVID-19 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. For other patients, please do not schedule non-essential appointments at this time. Call your doctor’s office if you have questions.

Dr. Michael Van Buskirk, MD

Contact

Scripps Clinic Encinitas
310 Santa Fe Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Biography

Family medicine physician, Michael VanBuskirk, MD, has provided comprehensive primary care for North County families since 1982. His areas of interest include hepatitis C, dermoscopy for melanoma and other skin cancers, women’s health, vasectomies and other office-based procedures. With Scripps Clinic since 1993, Dr. VanBuskirk has served in various leadership roles. When not seeing patients, he enjoys golf, martial arts, fly-fishing and is active in his church.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine, 1982

Medical Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, MD, 1977

Residencies

  • University of So California Medical Ctr Los Angeles County, Residency, Family Medicine, 1982
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Family Medicine, 1981
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