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About Jose S. Loredo, MD, MPH

Jose Loredo, MD, MPH, is a sleep medicine doctor who evaluates and treats individuals with sleep related disorders such as narcolepsy, insomnia, and sleep apnea. He cares for patients at UC San Diego Health's Sleep Medicine Center, where he provides a full spectrum of therapeutic and diagnostic services.

Dr. Loredo is actively involved in clinical research and has been featured in several publications for his research on improving sleep quality in people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). He is currently leading an NIH-funded epidemiological study of sleep-health in Hispanics in San Diego county. He is also co-investigator in the largest NIH-sponsored research project for the Hispanic community (Study of Latinos [SOL]), which studies the health of 16,000 Hispanics across the U.S. Other research projects in which Dr. Loredo is involved include the investigation of the role of peripheral chemoreceptors in the development of hypertension in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and the association of sleep apnea with asthma.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Loredo practiced general medicine for four years in rural Alabama.

Dr. Loredo is an instructor in critical care, pulmonary and sleep medicine. He is currently teaching medical students, internal medicine residents and pulmonary fellows at the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the San Diego VA Hospital, UC San Diego Sleep Medicine Center, and the San Diego VA Pulmonary Sleep Disorders Clinic.

Dr. Loredo completed his fellowship at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and earned his medical degree from Loma Linda University, School of Medicine. He holds a Master of Public Health in epidemiology at San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health. He is board certified in internal medicine.

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For more information, see Sleep Medicine Center.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

Master's Degree

  • San Diego State University, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleepwalking
  • Narcolepsy
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted