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About Kim M. Kerr, MD

Kim M. Kerr, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist. Her clinical and research interests are in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and critical care. Dr. Kerr attends on the pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), the ICU, and pulmonary consult services. She is involved in both inpatient and outpatient clinical trials studying pulmonary vascular disease and critical care medicine.

Dr. Kerr is a professor in the Department of Medicine, where she instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She completed fellowships in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at both UCSF and UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Dr. Kerr has repeatedly been named a top doctor in San Diego Magazine's "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. In 2016, she was awarded UC San Diego Health's Attending Physician of the Year.

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For more information, see Vascular Pulmonology.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Residency

  • Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Gender

  • Female

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions and Treatments

  • Critical Care
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy (PTE)
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted