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    Brian P. First, MD

    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

    Dr. First's Overview

    Dr. First graduated from the Univ of the Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa in 1973. He works in San Diego, CA and specializes in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. Dr. First is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital.

    Dr. First's Experience

    Years in Practice: 44

    Dr. First's Specialties

    Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

    Dr. First's Education & Training

    Medical School: Univ of the Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa; Graduated 1973

    Dr. First's Rating

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    • Provides follow-up as needed
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    Dr. First's Accepted Insurance

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    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
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    Dr. First's Office Information & Appointments

    Office Locations

    Sharp Community Medical Group
    Sharp Senior Health Center

    4320 Genesee Ave Ste 104
    San Diego, CA 92117
    (858) 569-5850


    Office Hours and Information

    Fax: (858) 569-5855

    Practice Website:

    Accepting New Patients: Yes

    Medicare Accepted: Yes

    Medicaid Accepted: Yes

    Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed

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