About Christina Finch, MD
Christina Finch, MD, is a sleep medicine specialist who cares for patients with sleep disorders including sleep apnea, insomnia, hypersomnia, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, parasomnias, and sleep-related movement disorders.
Dr. Finch enjoys working with individuals from all walks of life and families to maximize quality of life and daytime performance through improving sleep. She particularly seeks to incorporate lifestyle and behavioral interventions into treatment plans when available and appropriate to make positive, sustainable changes without necessarily relying on medications.
As an assistant professor of medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, she is involved in the training of medical students, residents, and fellows. Her interests include integrative medicine, global health, bioethics and health policy advocacy.
Dr. Finch completed fellowship training in sleep medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and residency training in family medicine at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Finch is board certified in family medicine and a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, outdoor recreation, volunteering in her community, and gardening.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Sleep Medicine Center.
- Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
- Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA
- Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Family Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders
- Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder Insomnia
- Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
- Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behavior Disorder (SBD)
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Paralysis