, Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care


3020 Children's Way
MC 5075
San Diego, CA 92123


Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Iowa College of Medicine


Mayo Graduate School of Medicine


Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics




Dr. Katherine M. Konzen, M.P.H., is medical director of urgent care at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

She is board certified in pediatrics and board eligible in pediatric emergency medicine.

After attending the University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Dr. Konzen completed her residency in pediatrics at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. She also earned a master's degree in public health at the University of Minnesota in 1993.

Dr. Konzen moved to San Diego in 1995 and worked as an attending physician in the Rady Children's Emergency Department. She also worked as the medical consultant for California Children's Services.

She has served as medical director for urgent care since 2000, when the community urgent care program began. Under her guidance, four pediatric urgent care centers have been established at Rady Children's.

Dr. Konzen is devoted to excellence in clinical care and is committed to her team and the patients they serve. She enjoys teaching and has lectured at numerous institutions, and has a particular interest in leadership and physician wellness.

Dr. Konzen is the mother of two children and loves to travel, cook, write and wakeboard. She also enjoys the great outdoors with her family and friends.

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