James B. Cordell, MD

Primary Care & Internal Medicine located in La Jolla, CA

Meet Dr. Cordell

James B. Cordell, MD, has been serving the residents of La Jolla, San Diego, for over three decades as a primary care physician and travel health specialist. Dr. Cordell started his career at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1977, where he studied biochemistry. After graduating, he was accepted into the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Utah Hospitals in 1984 and became board-certified one year later.

Today, Dr. Cordell heads a practice of medical professionals that focuses on establishing healthy habits to avoid chronic illnesses. Dr. Cordell works with a diverse group of adult patients, from age 15 to over 100, to manage diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices to promote overall wellness. As a primary care physician, Dr. Cordell handles most patient needs including wellness exams, screenings, and other preventive services, as well as diagnosing and treating chronic problems such as diabetes or hypertension.

Dr. Cordell is board-certified in internal medicine and maintains professional associations with the San Diego Physicians Medical Group, the Ximed Medical Group, and the American Medical Association. He's also available for travel medicine consultations working with World Health Organization guidelines to identify and prevent the spread of diseases that tend to strike travelers.

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James B. Cordell, MD

James B. Cordell, MD, has been serving the residents of La Jolla, San Diego, for over three decades as a primary care physician and travel health specialist. Dr. Cordell started his career at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1977, where he studied biochemistry. After graduating, he was accepted into the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Utah Hospitals in 1984 and became board-certified one year later.

Today, Dr. Cordell heads a practice of medical professionals that focuses on establishing healthy habits to avoid chronic illnesses. Dr. Cordell works with a diverse group of adult patients, from age 15 to over 100, to manage diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices to promote overall wellness. As a primary care physician, Dr. Cordell handles most patient needs including wellness exams, screenings, and other preventive services, as well as diagnosing and treating chronic problems such as diabetes or hypertension.

Dr. Cordell is board-certified in internal medicine and maintains professional associations with the San Diego Physicians Medical Group, the Ximed Medical Group, and the American Medical Association. He's also available for travel medicine consultations working with World Health Organization guidelines to identify and prevent the spread of diseases that tend to strike travelers.


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Insurance

Our practice accepts most PPO plans and several commercial HMO and Medicare Advantage HMO plans.

We also accept Medicare assignment. This means that we accept the determination of Medicare about the charges for covered services. Medicare pays 80% of this fee after your yearly deductible. We accept almost all Medicare supplement plans, except Medi-Cal.

If you have any questions regarding insurance providers, please call our office.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield
HealthNet
Medicare
United Healthcare
Insurance Provider
  • Commercial Insurers-PPOs
    & HMOs

    • Atena
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Shield
    • Health Comp
    • Health Net
    • GEHA
    • Scripps Health Plan
    • Tricare
    • United Health Care

    Senior Plans


    • Medicare
    • Medicare Advantage HMOs
      • Aetna Senior
      • Blue Cross Senior
      • Blue Shield Senior
      • Care 1st
      • Easy Choice
      • Healthnet Senior
      • Humana
      • SCAN
Location
James B. Cordell, MD
9850 Genesee Ave., Suite 430
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-247-0115
Fax: 858-452-9276
Office Hours

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858-247-0115

James Cordell, MD
9850 Genesee Ave.
Suite 430
La Jolla, CA 92037

Our Second Location

320 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 212
Encinitas, CA 92024

Hours:

Tuesday: 1:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM