UC San Diego Pediatrics Associates

Other Languages

French, Spanish

Medical School

Harvard Medical School


Childrens National Medical Center - DC

Board Certifications





Dr. Leah Kern is a primary care provider for children of all ages. She leads the pediatric travel medicine program, which provides medical advice and vaccinations for children traveling internationally.

Before joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Kern lived and worked in West Africa for four years. As an assistant professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Kern has been involved in UC San Diego Ethiopia Project to enhance the prevention, care, and treatment of pregnant women and children with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia.

She completed her residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kern earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School.

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