760-746-3703, 306 W El Norte Pkwy. Suite S. Escondido, CA 92026

Dr. Peter J. Minkoff

Dr. Peter J. Minkoff

Dr. Peter J. Minkoff

Dr. Minkoff has been practicing and living in Escondido since 1985 as a Board Certified Family Physician. He joined the El Norte Medical Group in 1987.

He grew up in North Massapequa, New York, and graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1974 with a B.A. in Biology and in 1978 with a M.D. degree.

In 1981 he completed a three year family Practice Residency Program at the Community Hospital of Glen cove, New York, which is part of Cornell University. He then practiced in Farmingdale, New York, which is a small community on the south shore of Long Island.

In 1985 he moved to Escondido with Michelle (his wife of 31 years) and the first of his three sons. All three sons attended Miller elementary School, then Del Dios Middle School and then San Pasqual High School. Subsequently all three sons attended the University of San Diego with two becoming accountants and one a Spanish teacher at the Classical Academy High School here in Escondido.

He has been involved with the Community of Escondido serving on the Escondido Continental Little League Board and serving as the Director of the Competitive branch of the Escondido Soccer League for the last seven years.

He enjoys gardening, sports and helping the young residents of Escondido while living up in the countryside of Hidden Meadows after living in the Felicia Park area of Escondido for 24 years.

He enjoys all aspects of Family Medicine from newborns to 100 year olds, from casting fractures to suturing lacerations. His association with the El Norte Medical Group has been the best career decision he has ever made and he has no intention of retiring any time soon.