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About Rachel Perkins, MD, FAAP, IBCLC
Rachel Perkins, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician providing care through the Children's Primary Care Medical Group. She is a member of UC San Diego Health Physician Network.
UC San Diego Health Physician Network is an alliance of health care providers based in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties. Members of the network collaborate on developing shared systems, infrastructure and quality initiatives to provide high-value health care in the region.
As a pediatrician, Dr. Perkins provides primary care for infants, children and young adults. She loves being a pediatrician and has special interests in breastfeeding support, parenting guidance, asthma management and vaccine education. As a mom, she understands how important it is for parents to have a dedicated and trustworthy doctor for their children. She strives to provide evidence-based care, while being mindful of the challenges parents face.
Dr. Perkins completed her residency at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and earned her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine. She is board certified in pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) and is a board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).
In her free time, Dr. Perkins enjoys reading, taking hikes and going to the beach with her husband and three kids.
For more information, visit Children's Primary Care Medical Group.
- Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
- Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
- American Board of Pediatrics
- This provider is an affiliate of the UC San Diego Health Physician Network but is not employed by UC San Diego Health.