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Miguel Goicoechea, MD

COVID-19 update:

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 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. Miguel Goicoechea, MD


Scripps Clinic, John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave, 6th Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Infectious Disease
  • HIV Specialist


As an infectious disease specialist, Miguel Goicoechea, MD, helps patients with long-term disease management. He specializes in HIV medicine and treating patients with HIV and Hepatitis C co-infection.

Dr. Goicoechea’s philosophy of care for treating patients with infectious disease, such as HIV or HIV-hepatitis C, stems from the words of Roman poet Marcus Valerius Martialis as his inspiration for patient care, “Life is not merely being alive, but being well." He helps his patients find the right treatment options to help them reduce symptoms and enjoy life.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, 2005
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2001

Medical Education

  • Howard University College of Medicine, MD, 1998


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami, Internal Medicine, 1999


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami, Internal Medicine, 2001


  • University of California, San Diego, Infectious Disease, 2006

Research Fellowships

  • University of Miami, 2002
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