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About Lawrence E. Kline, DO, FACP, FCCP, FAASM

Lawrence Kline, DO, is a board-certified pulmonologist who specializes in treating breathing and sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.

As an associate professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Kline also trains medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Kline has extensive experience practicing medicine in the San Diego area and is the former director of pulmonary critical care and sleep medicine at Scripps Clinic.

He is a presidential appointee to US Mexico Border Health Commission and received the Ohtli Award from the Mexico Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This is one of the highest awards given by the government of Mexico to those who have dedicated their professional lives to advancing the prosperity and quality of life of Mexican-American and Latino communities.

Dr. Kline completed a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and was a resident at the Staten Island Public Service Hospital in New York (now Bayley Seton Hospital). He earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kline is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine.

He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), the American College of Chest Medicine (FACCP) and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM).

Additionally, Dr. Kline is a board member and leader of several organizations and serves as trustee of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, which supports research in chemistry and life sciences.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine Center.

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

Medical Degree

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

  • Staten Island Public Service Hospital, Staten Island, NY

Fellowship

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

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-07-01

Conditions and Treatments

  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
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