Dr. Cheryl Lorraine Olson MD Surgeon

Dr. Cheryl Olson is a surgeon in La Jolla, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Olson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 23 doctors at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla and one of 14 at Scripps Mercy Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1990

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1996

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 17 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Activation of rat B lymphocytes by Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans.
Yoshie, H., Taubman, M. A., Ebersole, J. L., Olson, C. L., Smith, D. J., Pappo, J.

Periodontal bone loss and immune characteristics of congenitally athymic and thymus cell-reconstituted athymic rats.
Yoshie, H., Taubman, M. A., Ebersole, J. L., Smith, D. J., Olson, C. L.

Molecular determinants of ciliary membrane localization of trypanosoma cruzi flagellar calcium-binding protein.
Maric, D., McGwire, B.S., Buchanan, K.T., Olson, C.L., Emmer, B.T., Epting, C.L., Engman, D.M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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