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About Sabrina Owens, MD, MPH
Sabrina Owens, MD, MPH, is a family medicine doctor dedicated to practicing the full breadth of primary care for patients of all ages, including newborns, adolescents, adults and seniors. She provides preventive care, as well as treatment of acute and chronic disease. She has a special interest in mental health issues, ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) awareness, family planning and women's health, prevention of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and PrEP (Pre-exposure prophylaxis) treatment for those at risk for HIV.
Dr. Owens firmly believes that the patient and family are active members of the care team. She holds their opinions and concerns vital while developing a treatment plan.
Having a particular interest in cross-border health issues, Dr. Owens has provided education and care as a volunteer in Tijuana, Mexico. She also has coordinated sex education sessions, including contraception and STI prevention, for UC San Diego students.
Dr. Owens has been recognized for her service with multiple awards. She is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society which recognizes physicians who provide excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service.
Before joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Owens cared for patients at Family Health Centers of San Diego.
Dr. Owens completed her residency training in family medicine at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista where she received the Resident Award for Scholarship from the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). During her residency, she developed and adapted curriculum to promote resident training in diversity, equity and inclusion.
She earned her medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she was the mentorship program coordinator and received leadership awards. Dr. Owens also holds a Master of Public Health degree from UC Los Angeles.
She is a member of American Academy of Family Physicians, San Diego Academy of Family Physicians and Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Dr. Owens also speaks Spanish.
In her free time, she enjoys mentoring, Latin dancing, traveling, hiking, baking and spending time with family.
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- UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
- Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Chula Vista, CA
- UC Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Date Joined Staff
Conditions and Treatments
- Family Practice
- Care for All Ages
- Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
- Overall Health and Well-Being
- Management of Common and Long-Term Illnesses in Children and Adults
- Preventive Medicine