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About Kevin McGehrin, MD

Kevin McGehrin, MD, is a palliative care physician and board-certified neurologist who provides expert care for patients with a variety of neurological conditions, including Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

As a palliative care physician, he has a passion for improving the quality of life for people with life-limiting and progressive diseases, such as cancer, advanced organ failure and neurological diseases. His practice emphasizes whole-person care, providing pain and symptom management, as well as psychosocial and spiritual support. He also provides guidance on advance care planning, goals of care and transitions in care, including referral to hospice services.

Dr. McGehrin completed a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in neurology also at UC San Diego, where he served as neurology chief resident. He earned his medical degree at University of Maryland School of Medicine.

He is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American Academy of Neurology.

Outside of work, he enjoys soccer, snowboarding, LGBTQ health advocacy and medical education.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Neurological Institute and Palliative Care.

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

  • University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

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

Residency

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

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2019-08-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

  • LGBTQ Care
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Symptom Management
  • Advance Care Planning
  • General Neurology
  • Neuropalliative Care
  • Transgender Care
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