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Dr. Philip Butler, MD

Dr. Philip Butler, MD

Age 69 Urology* M
(26) 26 reviews

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Dr. Philip Butler, MD works in La Jolla, CA as an Urology Specialist.
They are board certified in Urology. Dr. Butler completed a residency at UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. Dr. Butler has has worked on more claims relating to Urinary Incontinence, Enlarged Prostate (BPH) and Vesicoureteral Reflux than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Butler has received an average rating of 3.8 from patients and has been reviewed 26 times. They are affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Butler also speaks Spanish. Dr. Butler practices at Practice in La Jolla, CA and has additional offices in Encinitas, CA.


  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest, Residency Hospital — 1982
  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest, Internship Hospital — 1981

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  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Oscar Health
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Butler accepts telehealth appointments. See Dr. Butler's profile to make an appointment.

Dr. Butler accepts ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc., Aetna and Anthem Blue Cross as well as many others.

Dr. Butler's office is located at 9850 Genesee Ave Ste 440 La Jolla, CA 92037. Find other locations and directions on MedicalNewsToday.

Dr. Butler frequently sees patients for Urinary Incontinence, Enlarged Prostate (BPH) and Vesicoureteral Reflux. Check Dr. Butler's experience on other conditions or procedures on their MedicalNewsToday profile.

Yes, Dr. Butler speaks Spanish. See Dr. Butler's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Butler has a star rating of 3.8/5 and has been reviewed 26 times.

Dr. Butler is board certified in Urology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla


  1. Practice

    1. 1
      Coastal Neurological Medical Group
      9850 Genesee Ave Ste 440, La Jolla, CA 92037 Directions (619) 220-4100
  1. Practice

    1. 2
      320 Santa Fe Dr Ste 108, Encinitas, CA 92024 Directions (760) 436-4558
  1. Scripps Physicians Medical Group

    1. 3
      Scripps Physicians Medical Group
      9850 Genesee Ave Ste 440, La Jolla, CA 92037 Directions (858) 453-5944

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