James Rice, MD

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Dr. James Rice, MD


Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation


James Rice, MD, is a nephrologist specializing in kidney transplantation and the management of acute and chronic kidney disease. He is the medical director of the kidney and kidney-pancreas transplant programs at Scripps. With more than 30 years of experience, he uses his thorough understanding of clinical transplantation and immunology to manage transplant patients both before and after kidney transplant.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology, 1990
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1987

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, MD, 1984


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Internal Medicine, 1987


  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Transplantation, 1992
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Nephrology, 1990
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