San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5008
San Diego, CA 92123




Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

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Medical School

Oulun Yliopisto (University of Oulu)


Stanford University Medical Center


Stanford University Medical Center

Board Certifications

Clinical Genetics, Neonatology, Pediatrics, Perinatology




Dr. Anna-Kaisa Niemi is a neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is board-certified in pediatrics, neonatal-perinatal medicine, clinical genetics and medical biochemical genetics.

After graduating from the University of Oulu Medical School (M.D.) in Finland in 2003 and completing her Ph.D. in 2005, Dr. Niemi completed her residency in pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children's at Stanford in 2009. She then completed her fellowship in clinical genetics, medical biochemical genetics and neonatal-perinatal medicine at Stanford University. At the same time, she completed a distance learning fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Niemi's area of interest is in neonatal metabolic disorders, especially the management of hyperammonemia, as well as integrative medicine approaches, such as infant massage in the NICU.

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