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Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
4.4 (14)
Map Pin Small Laguna Hills, CA
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD

Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD is a Pulmonologist in Laguna Hills, CA. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 25 years of experience. They graduated from De La Salle University College of Medicine and is affiliated with MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center. Dr. Espeleta, completed a residency at Saint Mary's Health Center. Patients rated Dr. Espeleta an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Espeleta works at Practice in Laguna Hills, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Espeleta's Office Locations

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    Joanna Kopacz MD Inc.
    24411 Health Center Dr Ste 560, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 521-7163

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  • MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center

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    About Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD

    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1245327808
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    Education & Certifications

    • State University Of New York-Pulmonary-Critical Care|State University Of New York-Sleep Medicine
    • Saint Mary's Health Center
    Medical Education
    • De La Salle University College of Medicine
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    Dr. Vidal Espeleta, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Espeleta is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Espeleta has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Espeleta has seen patients for Shortness of Breath and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Espeleta on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Espeleta. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Espeleta.

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