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About Lawrence (Lance) Prince, MD, PhD

Lawrence (Lance) S. Prince, MD, PhD, is a board-certified pediatrician and neonatal-perinatal medicine specialist. Dr. Prince is the Division Chief of Neonatology at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego.

He has a particular clinical interest in managing and treating neonatal lung diseases, especially bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in babies born extremely preterm.

Dr. Prince's research interests include the molecular and cellular mechanisms controlling lung development and the maturation of the fetal and neonatal immune systems. As part of collaborations with other investigators at UC San Diego, Dr. Prince's research team is developing new strategies for preventing lung injury and promoting lung regeneration and growth.

Prior to joining UC San Diego faculty, Dr. Prince was Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Cell and Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University.

He obtained his residency and fellowship training at the University of Iowa, his MD, PhD degrees from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a BS degree in Chemistry from the University of Miami.

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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 Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Doctoral Degree

  • University of Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Residency

  • University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Fellowship

  • University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Gender

  • Male

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Neonatology
  • Inflammation
  • Care for Critically Ill Newborns
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