Steven H. Chooljian, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.
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Physician Profile


University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Arts, Zoology 1979
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Pathology Fellowship 1984
Medical School
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Doctorate of Medicine 1985
University of California San Diego and Affiliated Hospitals
San Diego, CA
University of California San Diego and Affiliated Hospitals
San Diego, CA

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Agnes Medical Center

Honors and Awards

Consumer’s Research Council of America, Guide to America's Top Physicians 2004-2005 Edition
The Best Doctors in America, Pacific Region 1996-present
Strathmore’s Who’s Who 2002-2003 Edition
The National Registry of Who’s Who 2000
Phi Beta Kappa, University of California Berkeley 1979
Graduate Cum Laude, University of California Berkeley 1979

Research Experience

Central Valley Health Policy Institute, National Health Care Policy Clinical Investigator, Lancet Trial


Happily married to Karen with two children (Marc and Catherine)


American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Wayland

    I don't think of my doctor as an mdvil doctor. He's just my doctor--and my friend. He laughs at my jokes and gives me medicine whe...

  • Member: Betty

    A doctor friend recommended Dr. Chooljian. I had lost my husband a few months before and was devastated. It was so comforting to...

  • Member: Georgia and Patrick

    Because of our pre exam which includes blood test, urine sample, hearing and eye tests, etc., when we have our wellness exam a few...

  • Member: Dave

    I'm writing this for my husband - he's what you would call a miracle, but only by the intelligence and knowledge of a dedicated D...