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Dr. Arnold E. Cuenca, DO

Family Physician, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Cuenca began his path into the medical field by attending Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. After medical school, he moved to South Bay San Diego where he eventually served as Chief Resident of the Scripps Family Medicine Program. As Chief Resident, not only did Dr. Cuenca continue to fulfill his role as a teacher, but also managed to expand the sports medicine curriculum. He would eventually join Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Oceanside, where he provided care for several years until relocating to MemorialCare Medical Group in Mission Viejo. Beyond his normal work duties, Dr. Cuenca has lectured at both local and national conferences on topics of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Practice Management. He currently serves as a board member for the Family Practice Management Journal (FPM), which is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has also served as an educator by mentoring pre-med and medical students, as well as resident physicians. Due to his interest in Sports Medicine, Dr. Cuenca completed a one-year fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences-OPTI/San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center Program. During his fellowship training, Dr. Cuenca served as a team physician for SDSU and the Medical Director for several San Diego events. He formerly served as the head team physician for CSU San Marcos for several years prior to relocating to Orange County. Aside from being a physician, Dr. Cuenca enjoys running and has participated in several half marathons. He has also earned his third-degree blackbelt in Tang Soo Do, a karate-based Korean martial art, and endeavors to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle and encourages the same for his patients.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Family Physician
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital (Residency)
  • Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1306927371

Office locations

MemorialCare Medical Group Mission Viejo

MemorialCare Medical Group

23512 Madero Rd

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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It was good. Very friendly and fast.
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Great.
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Fast and very nice staff.
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Great.
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Very satisfied.
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Every one was very attentive and pleasant.
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