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  • UC San Diego Medical Center
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    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
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  • UC San Diego Health – Medical Offices South
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    4168 Front St.
    San Diego, CA 92103
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About Maile Young Karris, MD

Maile Young Karris, MD, is a board-certified infectious disease physician who specializes in caring for individuals with HIV. She is a part of UC San Diego Health's Owen Clinic, one of the nation's outstanding primary care centers for HIV positive men and women. Her clinical practice includes caring for individuals newly diagnosed with HIV and helping individuals living with HIV age successfully.

Dr. Karris has expertise in non-HIV associated infections in individuals with HIV and in preventing HIV infection (pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP). Her research focuses on understanding the barriers and facilitators that contribute to poor HIV linkage and retention; the biology and delivery of PrEP for HIV prevention; the impact of inflammation and other factors on HIV clinical outcomes, and care models for adults with HIV who are aging. She is an active HIV researcher and member of the UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research.

As an associate profession in the Department of Medicine, she also participates in mentoring and educating internal medicine residents and infectious disease fellows.

Dr. Karris completed a fellowship in infectious disease at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a a residency in internal medicine at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Ore. She earned her medical degree from University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu. She is board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease.

Dr. Karris is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and Women Give San Diego, a group that funds non-profit organizations in San Diego County to provide underserved women and girls with opportunities to enhance their participation the local economy.

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For more information, see Infectious Disease and HIV 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.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI

Residency

  • Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Fellowship

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

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2010-08-09

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease

Conditions and Treatments

  • HIV
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Newly Diagnosed With HIV
  • Aging While Living With HIV
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