Bruce J. Sachs, MD

Internal Medicine
501 N El Camino Real Suite 100
Encinitas, CA 92024 Get Directions
760.944.6520

Annual Membership Fee

550.00per quarter
1,100.00per semi-annual
2,200.00per year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

Having a personal relationship with my patients allows me the opportunity to be an effective listener, diagnostician and educator. I am passionate in my pursuit of cardiovascular disease stabilization and prevention, early disease detection, and maximizing quality of life. I believe this is best accomplished through a collaborative relationship with my patients.
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Dr. Sachs' Credentials

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Residency:
Saint Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond
Staten Island, NY
Internal Medicine 1985-1988
Chief Medical Resident 1987-1988

Internship:
Saint Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond
Staten Island, NY
Internal Medicine 1985-1988

Medical School:
American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine
Montserrat, British West Indies
Doctorate of Medicine 1985

Undergraduate:
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Bachelor of Arts 1981

American Board of Internal Medicine
Best Doctor, San Diego Magazine 2007
Best Doctors in America 2007-2008
Active Staff, Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas, CA
Medical Director, Seacrest Village Retirement Communities, Encinitas, CA
Advisory Staff, San Diego Alzheimers Association
Advisory Member, Biomedical Research Institutional Review Board
from Denise in CA February 11, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

Feel fortunate to have Dr. Sachs as our physician. The staff is great too -- very courteous and very prompt.

from Anita in CA February 10, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

Dr. Sachs arranged for a demonstration by a dynamic specialist in balance- focused exercises for the elderly patients in his practise. This led me to inquire about arranging such a class at my retirement community. That's how I learned they already have such a class, which I joined, and have a lot of fun by doing simple exercises and playing group games that combine balance,… See more

from JAMES in CA February 9, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

MY DOCTOR IS NOW LIKE MY CLOSE FRIEND AS WELL AS MY PHYSICIAN. HE DEMONSTRATES THAT HE TRULY CARES ABOUT ME. HE MAKES ME FEEL SPECIAL WHEN I HAVE A HEALTH ISSUE. MDVIP MADE IT POSSIBLE.

from donald in CA February 7, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

It was a Saturday and I was feeling bad with what I thought was a fly bug. My friend Nancy kept telling me to call Dr Sachs. I finally did call and he answered from the tennis court on one of his rare days off. I explained and he agreed with my flu story. I hung up and called right back with one additional problem, A pain in my left arm. Dr Sachs said call 911 NOW. Carlsbad fire showed up in… See more

from Natalie in CA February 8, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

I love the coffee machine in Dr. Sach's office. The treats next to it make for a very welcoming fare. I don't eat them...but I do love that coffee. Dr. Sachs has told me on numberous occasions to just drop in and have a cup on my way about my day. That in itself tells you how welcoming and friendly that office is.
It goes without saying that Dr. Sachs cares a tremendous amount… See more

from Lorna in CA February 8, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

The first time I met Dr. Sachs was when I was in the hospital a couple of days suffering with ulcerative colitis and c.diff. I had heard about Dr. Sachs and I decided to call for a future appointment. However, he arrived at the hospital the following day on a Sunday morning and spent an hour discussing my situation. At that point I had not yet signed up for MDVIP. Dr. Sachs never asked for… See more

from June in CA February 7, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

Dr. Sachs is the ultimate professional having both the intellectual knowledge as well as Emotional Intelligence. He has provided top professional care with feelings of both safety and care. I personally know well over 20 Physicians So I am not in awe of the status that is given to the term'Doctor'. He has consistently been the very best.

from J. Denver in CA February 6, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

Continue excellent relationship has resulted in many healthy years for me (85 now). He has always been available, is patient and listens carefully, provides detailed responses to my questions, and is cheerful and thorough. His well trained small staff mirror his approach to the patient and never fail to follow-through or provide response to my questions. His work with me over the past 14+?… See more

from ROBERT in CA February 6, 2014 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

I have been a patient of Dr. Bruce Sachs for approximately 1 year. I find him to be very thorough, knowledgeable and easy to talk with. He explains heath issues and makes you want to follow his advice. He is simply an excellent doctor.

from doyleen February 1, 2013 for Bruce J. Sachs, MD

He explains things in a way I can understand and appreciate.

Annual Membership Fee

550.00per quarter
1,100.00per semi-annual
2,200.00per year
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