Dr. David Frederick Polster MD Pulmonologist

Dr. David Polster is a pulmonologist in La Mesa, California and is affiliated with Sharp Grossmont Hospital. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Polster accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Sharp Grossmont Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969 - 1972

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Internship, Transitional Year, 1969 - 1970

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1969

VA Greater LA Healthcare System
Fellowship, Pulmonary Medicine, 1974 - 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 41 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 38 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

CA State Medical License

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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