Michele McDaniel, M.D.


, 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

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine


Indiana University School of Medicine GME


UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care


Dr. Michele McDaniel is a physician in the Emergency Medicine Division at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and the Department of Emergency Medicine at UC San Diego.

Dr. McDaniel received her undergraduate and medical degrees at Indiana University. She continued her medical education with a residency in emergency medicine, serving as chief resident at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Seeking a world-class pediatric emergency medicine fellowship, she went on to complete her pediatric emergency medicine training at Rady Children's.

Dr. McDaniel has broad academic interests, but specifically enjoys medical education, advocacy, and international medicine. She has been involved in a wide variety of endeavors including lecturing at the local and state levels, mentoring underserved youth in the community, and traveling to Tijuana and Honduras to provide healthcare in those poverty-stricken areas. She strives to provide compassionate care to her patients. She has a special interest in non-sedated procedures.

When not at work, Dr. McDaniel can be found enjoying the great outdoors, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.


Improving specialty care follow-up after an ED visit using a unique referral system.
Messina FC, McDaniel MA, Trammel AC, Ervin DR, Kozak MA, Weaver CS

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