Child Abuse Pediatrics


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School


UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at Oakland


UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at Oakland


UC San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital


Dr. Sarah Vega is a child abuse pediatrician at the Chadwick Center of Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital- San Diego and an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of California San Diego.

As a child abuse pediatrician, Dr. Vega provides medical evaluations for children who are alleged victims of all forms of child abuse and neglect. She enjoys teaching and regularly provides education to various members of the multidisciplinary team. Her areas of professional interest include in furthering the public health response to adverse childhood events (ACEs) and strengthening the resilience of children and their families, particularly those of underserved populations.

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