Dr. Robert E El-Kareh MD Internist

Dr. Robert El-Kareh is an internist in San Diego, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Sharp Memorial Hospital and UC San Diego Health System. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 11 years. He is one of 72 doctors at Sharp Memorial Hospital and one of 51 at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist

Clinical Interests: Informatics, Patient Safety, Diagnostic Errors, Quality Improvement

Education & Medical Training

Brown University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2007

Temple University School of Medicine
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Use of health information technology to reduce diagnostic errors.
El-Kareh, R.,Hasan, O.,Schiff, G. D.

An approach to improve LOINC mapping through augmentation of local test names.
Kim, H., El-Kareh, R., Goel, A., Vineet, F., Chapman, W. W.

A patient-driven adaptive prediction technique to improve personalized risk estimation for clinical decision support.
Jiang, X., Boxwala, A. A., El-Kareh, R., Kim, J., Ohno-Machado, L.

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