JOHN T BESTOSO M.D. NPI 1295721884

Internal Medicine (Nephrology) in San Diego, CA

Individual Male Years of Experience 36 Internal Medicine Nephrology PECOS Enrolled Accepts Medicare Approved Payment

About JOHN BESTOSO

John Bestoso is an internal medicine provider established in San Diego, California and his medical specialization is internal medicine (nephrology) with more than 36 years of experience. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1985. The NPI number of John Bestoso is 1295721884 and was assigned on September 2005. The practitioner's primary taxonomy code is 207RN0300X with license number G87345 (CA). The provider is registered as an individual and his NPI record was last updated 8 years ago.

An internist like John T Bestoso M.d. is a physician who has completed an internal medicine residency and is board-certified or board-eligible in an internist specialty. Internists are trained to care for adults of all ages for many different medical conditions. An internist typically monitors chronic physical conditions, identifies acute diseases, provides family planning, provides counseling about wellness and disease prevention, etc.

John Bestoso is enrolled in PECOS and is eligible to order or refer healthcare services for Medicare patients. The provider is eligible to order or refer: Part B Clinical Laboratory and Imaging, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), a Home Health Agency (HHA) and Power Mobility Devices

John Bestoso is registered with Medicare and accepts claims assignment, this means the provider accepts Medicare's approved amount for the cost of rendered services as full payment. Participating providers may not charge Medicare beneficiaries more than Medicare's approved amount for their services. Medicare beneficiaries still have to pay a coinsurance or copayment amount for a visit or service. According to Medicare claims data he has hospital affiliations with Scripps Memorial Hospital - Encinitas, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

NPI

1295721884

Provider Name JOHN T BESTOSO M.D.
Provider Location Address200 W ARBOR DR UCSD MEDICAL CENTER, SUITE 8781 SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
Provider Mailing Address5680 DOROTHY WAY SAN DIEGO, CA 92115
GenderMale
NPI Entity TypeIndividual
Medical School NameUNIFORMED SERVICES UNIVERSITY OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES
Graduation Year1985
Is Sole Proprietor?No
Is Organization Subpart?N/A
Enumeration Date09-20-2005
Last Update Date05-15-2012

Primary Taxonomy

Taxonomy Code207RN0300X
ClassificationInternal Medicine
TypeAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
SpecializationNephrology
License No.G87345
License StateCA
Taxonomy DescriptionAn internist who treats disorders of the kidney, high blood pressure, fluid and mineral balance and dialysis of body wastes when the kidneys do not function. This specialist consults with surgeons about kidney transplantation.

Business Address

JOHN T BESTOSO M.D.
200 W ARBOR DR
UCSD MEDICAL CENTER, SUITE 8781
SAN DIEGO, CA
ZIP 92103
Phone: (619) 543-7310
Fax: (619) 543-7368

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Mailing Address

JOHN T BESTOSO M.D.
5680 DOROTHY WAY
SAN DIEGO, CA
ZIP 92115
Phone:

Medicare Participation

Registered in PECOS? Yes What is PECOS?
PECOS is the Medicare Provider, Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System. PECOS is Medicare's enrollment and revalidation system and it is the primary source of information about verified Medicare professionals. A NPI number is necessary to register in PECOS. Providers must enroll in PECOS to avoid denied claims.
PECOS PAC ID1759335839
PECOS Enrollment IDI20050310001111
Accepts Medicare Assignment? Yes "What does it mean "accepts medicare assignment"?
When a provider accepts Medicare assignment, the provider agrees to be paid directly by Medicare and to accept the payment amount approved by Medicare. Additionally, the provider agrees to not bill patients for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance amounts.
A provider who doesn't accept assignment may charge you up to 15% over the Medicare-approved amount. This is known as the limiting charge. You may have to pay this amount, or it may be covered by another insurer.
Eligible order / refer Part B Clinical Laboratory and ImagingYes
Eligible order / refer Durable Medical EquipmentYes
Eligible order / refer Home Health Agency (HHA)Yes
Eligible order / refer Power Mobility DevicesYes

Clinician Utilization

The following Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes were publicly reported as the top services rendered by this provider under the Medicare program for the year 2017. The reported codes are based on the top 5 codes for each available Medicare specialty, excluding evaluation and management codes.

  • 84Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older (HCPCS:90961)
  • 81Home dialysis services per month, patient 20 years of age or older (HCPCS:90966)
  • 72Hemodialysis procedure with one physician evaluation (HCPCS:90935)

Hospital Affiliations

Medicare hospital affiliation is identified through self-reporting data, inpatient, outpatient, physician and ancillary service claims linked by the Medicare claims NPI number and place of service code. Additionally, to further determine provider hospital affiliation the clinician must have provided services to at least three patients on three different dates in the last 12 months. John Bestoso is affiliated with the following medical facilities:

Hospital Name Address Phone Hospital Type CMS Certification Number (CCN) Overall Rating
SCRIPPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - ENCINITAS354 SANTA FE DRIVE
ENCINITAS, CA 92024
(760) 753-6501Acute Care Hospitals50503
SCRIPPS GREEN HOSPITAL10666 NORTH TORREY PINES ROAD
LA JOLLA, CA 92037
(858) 455-9100Acute Care Hospitals50424
SCRIPPS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LA JOLLA9888 GENESEE AVENUE
LA JOLLA, CA 92037
(858) 626-4123Acute Care Hospitals50324

Additional Identifiers


Additional identifier(s) currently or formerly used as an identifier for the provider. The codes may include UPIN, NSC, OSCAR, DEA, Medicaid State or PIN identification numbers.

Identifier Type / Code Identifier State
I25954MEDICARE UPIN (02)CA

Other Providers at the same location


The following 20 providers are registered at the same or nearby location.

NPI Name / Type Taxonomy Address
1043215502DR. ALFREDO B. TIU D.O.
Individual
Internal Medicine (Nephrology)200 W ARBOR DR OWEN CLINIC
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-2415
1073561072 JARDENA GARNER PA
Individual
Physician Assistant200 W ARBOR DR UCSD MEDICAL CENTER - DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-2539
1144278805DR. NIKHIL KANSAL M.D.
Individual
Surgery200 W ARBOR DR MC 8201
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-1899
1154389328MS. CHRISTINE ELIZABETH ROBINSON APRN, BC
Individual
Nurse Practitioner (Primary Care)200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 294-3777
1205893476DR. DAVID KRAVETZ M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)200 W ARBOR DR MC 8201
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-2347
1255301370DR. MICHAEL WARREN NIELSEN MD
Individual
Emergency Medicine200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-6236
1356319891 PAUL JOSEPH GIRARD M.D.
Individual
Orthopaedic Surgery200 W ARBOR DR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY CLINIC, MAIL CODE 8670
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-6312
1467427898MRS. CHRISTINE ANN CORTES CNM
Individual
Advanced Practice Midwife200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-3163
1477501450DR. KARL YODER HOSTETLER M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine200 W ARBOR DR UCSD MEDICAL CENTER
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(858) 657-8440
1497713846DR. RICHARD BRIAN WOLF DO
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology200 W ARBOR DR REPRO MED, #8433
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-2384
1497734297 JESSICA EMELIN MD
Individual
Plastic Surgery200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(916) 543-5887
1609824093DR. WILLIAM H. SIMPSON M.D.
Individual
Obstetrics & Gynecology (Obstetrics)200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-6600
1679530844DR. SANFORD J SHATTIL M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine200 W ARBOR DR UCSD MEDICAL CENTER
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(888) 309-8273
1689669863DR. NAVPARKASH SANDHU M.D.
Individual
Anesthesiology200 W ARBOR DR UCSD MED CENTER
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-5742
1710944426DR. ROSALIND B DIETRICH MD
Individual
Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)200 W ARBOR DR MC 8756
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-6766
1750349866DR. SVETLANA KATSEV M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-7230
1831157122DR. ASHOK R PARAMESWARAN MD
Individual
Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-3995
1841258050 ROBERT TERKELTAUB M.D.
Individual
Internal Medicine200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(858) 657-6110
1881691772DR. SIDNEY MERRITT MD
Individual
Anesthesiology200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-5720
1922065606DR. DAVID BUTLER HOYT M.D.
Individual
Surgery200 W ARBOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92103
(619) 543-7200

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