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About Christine Wood, MD
Christine Wood, MD, is a pediatrician providing primary care through Coast Pediatrics in Carmel Valley. She is a member of the UC San Diego Health Physician Network.
UC San Diego Health Physician Network is an alliance of health care providers based in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties. Members of the network collaborate on developing shared systems, infrastructure and quality initiatives to provide high-value health care in the region.
Dr. Wood provides general pediatric care. She has a special interest in nutrition for children and teens, as well as helping with all aspects of teen life, like stress, school and nutritional challenges. She counsels on eating disorders and weight concerns. She has been repeatedly elected as a top doctor in San Diego Magazine's "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society.
An active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Wood has served in numerous leadership positions within the organization on initiatives to support healthy childhood weight. She also was the co-chair of the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative.
Before joining Coast Pediatrics, Dr. Wood was in private practice providing pediatric care and lactation consultation in Encinitas.
She is the author of the book How to Get Kids to Eat Great & Love It, and her articles and interviews have been published in national publications. She is a frequent speaker at medical conferences, schools, preschools and community events, on topics such as eating disorders, obesity, school wellness policies and the impact of environmental toxins on health.
Dr. Wood earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. She also completed her residency training at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. She is board certified in pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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- University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
- Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
- This provider is an affiliate of the UC San Diego Health Physician Network but is not employed by UC San Diego Health.