Photo of Paul Ishimine, M.D.


Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care


San Diego County

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 California - Irvine


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-South Side


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine




Dr. Paul Ishimine is a member of the Emergency Medicine Division at Rady Children's Hosptial-San Diego and the Emergency Medicine Department at UC San Diego. He is the program director for the pediatric emergency medicine fellowship.

Paul Ishimine, MD, obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley and his medical degree at the University of California, Irvine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then completed an emergency medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh and was an emergency physician at the University of Pennsylvania prior to completing a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

He is board-certified in both emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine, and he is on staff of both the Division of Emergency Medicine at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He is the program director for the pediatric emergency medicine fellowship.

Dr. Ishimine is the chair of the American Board of Pediatrics/American Board of Emergency Medicine pediatric emergency medicine sub board, and he is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians Pediatric Emergency Medicine Committee. He serves as an editor for the Clinical Communications/Pediatrics section of the Journal of Emergency Medicine. His research interests include infectious diseases in the emergency department. He has been voted as a Top Doctor in San Diego Magazine in both Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and has been selected as an Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Emergency Medicine and Academic Emergency Medicine.

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