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About Richard E. Payne, MD
Richard E. Payne, MD, is a board-certified physician providing primary care through the North Coast Family Medical Group. He is a member of the UC San Diego Health Physician Network.
UC San Diego Health Physician Network is an alliance of health care providers based in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties. Members of the network collaborate on developing shared systems, infrastructure and quality initiatives to provide high-value health care in the region.
As a family medicine practitioner, Dr. Payne delivers primary care to people of all ages - including preventive care, and diagnosing and treating chronic and acute conditions. He has a practice focus on addiction medicine and men's health.
He has lectured on a wide range of conditions including hypogonadism, urologic disease, mood disorders, cardiovascular health and gout. For many years, Dr. Payne has held leadership positions within Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas.
He was elected numerous times as a top doctor in San Diego Magazine's " Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society.
Dr. Payne earned his medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed residency at Santa Monica Hospital, and has been practicing with North Coast Family Medical Group since 1985, and is board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Payne and his wife have three children, and he enjoys being active in the St. John's church community in Encinitas.
For more information visit North Coast Family Medical Group.
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
- UC Davis, Davis, CA
- American Board of Family Medicine
- This provider is an affiliate of the UC San Diego Health Physician Network but is not employed by UC San Diego Health.