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About Kristen Kulasa, MD

Kristen Kulasa, MD, is a board-certified endocrinologist who specializes in diabetes. Dr. Kulasa serves as director of inpatient glycemic control - working to ensure that people who are in the hospital have optimal blood sugar levels during their stay. She oversees the clinical diabetes nurse educators on staff. Dr. Kulasa does not see patients at outpatient clinics and is not available for appointments.

As an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Kulasa's research is focused on evaluating medications for type 2 diabetes and improving inpatient glycemic control practices.

Dr. Kulasa completed her fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism and her internal medicine residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. She is board in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

Dr. Kulasa serves as an investigator and mentor on the Society of Hospital Medicine's Glycemic Control and Innovative Care Coordination Project, which works to define best practices for integrating non-physician providers into inpatient glycemic control teams and in assisting hospitals with integrating recommendations into clinical practice.

Dr. Kulasa is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American College of Endocrinology.

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For more information, see Endocrinology and Diabetes.

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 Texas, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Residency

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

Fellowship

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

Gender

  • Female

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Conditions and Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
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