Dr. Athena Philis-Tsimikas , MD

Diabetes , Endocrinology and Diabetes & Metabolism

(877) 944-8843

Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute
10140 Campus Point Dr Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92121

Overview

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD was named Corporate Vice President for the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, La Jolla, CA in May of 2008. Prior to that time, she led the institute and subsidiary corporation, The Whittier Institute for Diabetes, as the Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer since 2004. Dr. Philis-Tsimikas served as a clinical endocrinologist on the staff of the Scripps Clinic Medical Group for 7 years in the Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology from 1994 to 2001. She has also served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Diego for the past 14 years in the Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism. In 1997, she assisted in establishing the community wide, nationally recognized diabetes program, Project Dulce as its medical director. She subsequently joined The Whittier Institute full time in 2001 as its chief medical director and Executive Vice President of Clinical Programs. Dr. Tsimikas received her medical degree from the University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece in 1988 and later completed research and clinical fellowships in Diabetes and Endocrinology from the University of California, San Diego, and Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of Diabetes and Endocrinology. Philis-Tsimikas has served as the principal investigator in numerous clinical research protocols over the last 10 years. She has dedicated her career to furthering diabetes care, research and education and guides the organizations strategic direction and clinical focus, which includes: patient care and education provided by the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Program and Project Dulce; diabetes research; clinical trials; diabetes training programs for professionals; and diabetes prevention programs for children and their parents.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital

Specialties: Diabetes , Endocrinology and Diabetes & Metabolism

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Philis-Tsimikas's Office Information

Fax: (858) 867-8709
Website: scripps.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

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Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Athena Philis-Tsimikas Md
10140 Campus Point Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 626-5663

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