Team

Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified endocrinologists, certified diabetes nurse educators, dietitians, and social workers.

Attending Physicians

Michael Gottschalk, M.D., Ph.D., Division Chief; Associate Director, Pediatric Diabetes Research Center; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Carla Demeterco, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Kenneth Lee Jones, M.D., Professor Emeritus, UC San Diego

Jane Kim, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Karen Klein, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Maja Marinkovic, M.D., Co-Director, Gender Management Clinic; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Ron Newfield, M.D., Co-Director, Gender Management Clinic; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Susan Phillips, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Marcela Vargas, M.D.

Psychologist
Liana Abascal, Ph.D.

Diabetes Nurse Educators
Karen Haddad, NP, CDE
Kimberly McNamara, RN, CDE

Fellows
Jennifer Concepcion, M.D.
Sejai Kadakia, M.D.
Maria Eleni Nikita, M.D.