Dr. Pretorius graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1993. Dr. Pretorius works in La Jolla, CA and specializes in Cardiovascular Disease and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Pretorius is affiliated with UCSD Thornton Hospital and University California San Diego Medical Center.


Years Experience: 26

Dr. Pretorius's Specialties

Dr. Pretorius's Education & Training

Medical School
University of Pretoria; Graduated 1993


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Dr. Pretorius's Accepted Insurance

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Insurance Plans

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO

Dr. Pretorius's Office Information & Appointments


UC San Diego Health Medical Group
Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

9434 Medical Center Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Tel: (858) 657-8530

Fax: (858) 657-8814

Practice Website: ucsd.edu

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

M 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
T 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
W 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
T 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
S Closed
S Closed

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