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Louis Maletz

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Maletz, MD

  • Specialties:
  • Languages:
  • Gender:
  • Male
  • Phone:
  • (858) 675-3210
  • Locations:
    • 15611 Pomerado Road, 3rd floor
      Poway, CA  92064
  • Medical Degree:
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
  • Residency:
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Internship:
  • University of California, San Diego

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Dr. Louis Maletz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1978.  He received his MD from UCLA in 1982 and then completed both an internship and residency in Family Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).  Dr Maletz has centered his career as a Family Medicine physician in North County San Diego. He has been a resident of Poway for over thirty years.

Although his primary goal has always been the health and well-being of his patient has also pursued a special interest in sclerotherapy, a venous disease treatment option without surgery. He has successfully treated over 1,200 patients with venous disease over the past twenty-five years.  Dr. Maletz has also worked extensively with patients suffering from eating disorders. He collaborates with the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden on the creation of treatment plans and has been a co-author of three peer-reviewed studies on eating disorders. He has also done research on phase two and phase three drug studies primarily in cardiology, diabetes and gastroenterology.  These efforts resulted in participation in several nationally published studies.  Currently, Dr Maletz is conducting research in the point of care use of ultrasound to improve outcomes at the primary care level.

He is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), California Medical Association (CMA), San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS), and American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS) and is a volunteer faculty member of the UCSD Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Maletz chose medical career because of his interest in science and his desire to help people. He believes that as a physician, you never stop learning and considers it a privilege when patients share their lives with their doctor.  Dr. Maletz grew up in Orange County, California.  He enjoys running and competing in 5K races and attends several yoga classes weekly.  Dr. Maletz has supported the high school sports programs locally as a physician and a fan for many years.  In his medical practice, he enjoys forming connections and relationships with the student athletes and their families.

Dr Maletz is fluent in Spanish. 

Symptoms & Conditions Treated

Poway-Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion

15611 Pomerado Road
Floors 3, 4 & 5
Poway,California 92064

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Cardiology (858) 592-2696
Dermatology (858) 675-3145
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Gastroenterology (858) 675-3150
Internal Medicine (858) 675-3293
Nutrition (858) 675-3150
Ophthalmology (858) 675-3140
Orthopedics (858) 485-0050
Pediatrics (858) 675-3170
Pulmonology (760) 489-1458
Rheumatology (858) 675-3150
Urgent Care (858) 675-3200