About Me

Dr. James Meaglia, who believes that education and open communication with his patients is essential for good medical care, has been using these standards since beginning his practice in Mission Viejo in 1991. He is convinced these principles are crucial in working with his patients, enabling them to make a knowledgeable and educated decision in their health matters. Along with honesty and integrity, these form the foundation for delivering qualitly health care.

Dr. Meaglia was born and raised in Arcadia, California, one of five children. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California, Magna cum Laude, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School. His six years of post-graduate specialty training at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, were divided into two years of general surgery followed by four years of in-depth training in adult and pediatric urology. During these years, he developed an avid interest in cancer surgery, impotence and kidney stone treatment.

Within his specialty field, Dr. Meaglia has authored articles published in the internationally recognized Journal of Urology. Dr. Meaglia is a member of the American Urological Association (A.U.A.) and a diplomat of the American Board of Urology. He has been honored by invitations to present papers at the annual meetings of the American Urological Association and its Western Section.

Dr. Meaglia resides in San Clemente with his wife, Diane, a registered dental hygienist, and their daughter, Gianna. He has strong ties to the San Clemente community where his parents have also resided for over 25 years. He enjoys golf, basketball and surfing.

Board Status: Board Certified American Board of Urology

Languages

English

Provider Specialty

Urology

Areas of Care

Treatments
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education

Medical Education

University of Health Sciences - Chicago Medical School

1985

Residency

UC San Diego Medical Center

Locations & Affiliations

Locations

Orange County Urology Associates

23961 Calle De La Magdalena, Suite 500

Laguna Hills, CA

Office: (949) 855-1101

Orange County Urology Associates

16305 Sand Canyon Ave., Suite 200

Irvine, CA

Office: (949) 855-1101

Orange County Urology Associates

26691 Plaza, Suite 120

Mission Viejo, CA

Office: (949) 855-1101

Orange County Urology Associates

23961 Calle De La Magdalena, Suite 500

Laguna Hills, CA

Office: (949) 855-1101

Insurances Accepted

Anthem Vivity HMO
Centivo ACO
Anthem Commercial HMO
Cigna Commercial HMO
Aetna Commercial HMO
Health Net Commercial HMO
BlueShield Commercial HMO
UHC Commercial HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Alignment Medicare Advantage HMO
SCAN Medicare Advantage HMO
Health Net Medicare Advantage HMO
BlueShield Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
UHC AARP Medicare Advantage HMO
Anthem Pathway HMO
Cigna Value/Select HMO
UHC Harmony Commercial HMO
Clever Care Medicare Advantage HMO