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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.
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
- Staten Island Public Service Hospital, Staten Island, NY
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
Conditions and Treatments
- Sleep Disorder
- Sleep Apnea