Dr. Antoanella Calame

Pathology
La Jolla, CA
18 years experience female

Locations

Office

La Jolla, CA

Address

7300 Girard Avenue, Suite 104, La Jolla, CA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

No Value

BlueCross BlueShield

Medi-Cal

Medicare

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

BCE Emergis, eHealth U.S.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona

Blue Shield of California

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Carefirst Inc

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Communitycare

Coventry Health Care

Great-West Healthcare

Health Care Services Corporation (HCSC)

Health Net

Humana Insurance Company

Molina Healthcare Inc

MultiPlan, Inc

National Health Insurance Company

Olympic Health Management Systems, Inc

Principal Financial Group

Private Healthcare Systems, Inc (PHCS)

SCAN Health Plan

Three Rivers Holdings

Tricare

UNICARE

Federated Insurance Companies

Poway Dermatology

poway, CA

Compass Dermatopathology

La Jolla, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Antoanella Calame, after receiving her BS Summa Cum Laude at California Lutheran University, received her MD degree from UCSD in the highest class rank percentile. She completed an Internal Medicine Internship, Mohs Surgery Research Fellowship, and Dermatology Residency at UCSD before going to UTSW to study Dermatopathology under Dr. Clay Cockerell, the leading expert in the field. She is the Medical Director of Compass Dermatopathology, where she diagnoses patients at the microscopic level and mentors an international fellow. In addition, she divides her time between Boughton Dermatology, Poway Dermatology, and Yuma Dermatology seeing patients and staying current in clinical manifestations of dermatopathology. She has a medical license in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Dermatopathology.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pathology

Dermatology

Dermatology, Board Certified

Dermatopathology, Board Certified

Pathology

Languages spoken

Romanian

Doctor Q&A

1.3K Answers
53 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
First: I recommend seeing a doctor so they can make proper diagnoses and further help you from there :].
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Possibly...: I recommend taking a pregnancy test in about a week or more.
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1 thank
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: I would go to a doctor so they can make a proper diagnosis and help you from there :].
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Jul 19, 2014
Excellent well thought out answers. An excellent resource for patients and an asset to healthtap. Anybody who takes their personal time, to answer patient questions and does so without anything in ret...Read More
Nov 28, 2013
Highly knowledgeable and focused replies to patients questions. She always care for well being of patients and inspire physician like me to do more good to the society.
Oct 30, 2013
Dr. Calame provides an excellent service to the public through Healthtap. The information she provides is accurate, understandable and helpful. I endorse. Dr. Calame.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you Dr. Antoanella. I will definitely try the cream, the laser therapy perhaps i have enough to spend:p Thanks again :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Diego School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

University of California Health System

Residency

Dermatology under Gallo

Awards

Faculty of the Year Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Texas, Southwestern, Department of Dermatology
Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Texas, Southwestern, Department of Dermatology
Dean of Student's Award, UCSD School of Medicine

Affiliations

American Academy of Dermatology
San Diego Dermatological Society
Compass Dermatopathology
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