Steven Escobar, MD

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Steven Escobar, MD
4.8 Learn more 91 Ratings
Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


  • English


Steven Escobar, MD, specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease. His clinical interests include performing minimally invasive lung biopsy procedures. He also has a research focus on the early diagnosis of lung cancer.

Dr. Escobar believes the art of medicine is balancing the latest, state-of-the-art evidence-based medicine with the patient’s needs and desires and then applying it to a personalized treatment plan.

When he is not caring for patients, Dr. Escobar enjoys mountain biking and riding motorcycles.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2010
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 2008
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2004

Medical Education

  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, MD, 1996


  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Internal Medicine, 1997


  • Naval Medical Center San Diego, Internal Medicine, 2004


  • Naval Medical Center San Diego, Pulmonary/Critical Care, 2009

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