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About Diana Paddock, PA-C

Diana Paddock, MS, is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who treats people of all ages in urgent care and emergency department settings. In this capacity, she provides patient-centered experiences to a wide-range of populations by evaluating patient needs, identifying diagnoses, formulating treatment plans, and using evidence-based medicine to provide the most optimal encounters.

Paddock performs various procedures including fracture reductions, interpretation of imaging and lab studies, joint injections and aspirations, and wound care management.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, she was a family medicine physician assistant at North County Health Services in San Marcos, Calif. and an emergency medicine physician assistant at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley, Calif.

She volunteers with Flying Samaritans, an organization whose mission is to provide free medical services to the medically under-served communities in Tijuana, Mexico.

Paddock earned her master of physician assistant studies degree at Touro University Nevada in Henderson, Nev. and her bachelor's degree in biological sciences at UC San Diego.

She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the San Diego Society of Physician Assistants.

Outside of work she enjoys travel, painting and running. Paddock speaks Spanish fluently.

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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.
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Degree

  • UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

Master's Degree

  • Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2020-02-24

Board Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
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