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About Leah D. Kern, MD, MPH

Leah D. Kern, MD, MPH, is a board-certified pediatrician who provides primary care for children of all ages. She leads the Pediatric Travel Medicine program, which provides medical advice and vaccinations for children traveling internationally. She also works as a pediatrician for the UCSD Mother, Child and Adolescent HIV Program.

Before joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Kern lived and worked in West Africa for four years. She also worked for the UC San Diego Ethiopia Project to enhance the prevention, care, and treatment of pregnant women and children with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia.

At UCSD, Dr. Kern focuses on primary care pediatrics, pediatric travel medicine, care for children with HIV, teaching medical students and pediatric residents, and implementing quality improvement projects in the general pediatrics clinics.

She completed her residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kern earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School.

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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

  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency

  • Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2009-10-16

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics

Conditions and Treatments

  • Pediatric Care
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