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About Katherine Uvelli, MD

Katherine Uvelli, MD, is a board-certified family medicine doctor dedicated to practicing the full breadth of primary care and caring for patients of all ages, including children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. She provides preventative care, as well as the diagnosis of acute and chronic diseases.

Dr. Uvelli's goal is to help people live healthy and fulfilling lives. She believes in the importance of educating patients about their health and aims to incorporate their values to their care. She has a special interest in obesity medicine.

Dr. Uvelli completed her residency in family medicine at University of Washington Valley Medical Center and an internship in surgery and geriatrics at University of Cambridge in England. She earned her medical degree from Imperial College London School of Medicine in England.

Dr. Uvelli lived in the United Kingdom for seven years where she worked in health policy. She comes to UC San Diego Health from San Diego Sports Medicine.
She is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association and is board certified in family medicine.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Uvelli was a competitive swimmer and water polo player, and now is a passionate long-distance runner. She speaks French proficiently.

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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

  • Imperial College London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Internship

  • University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Residency

  • University of Washington, Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2020-01-06

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Care for All Ages
  • Overall Health and Well-Being
  • Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
  • Obesity
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