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Our team includes medical and psychiatric specialists with expertise in eating disorders treatment.

Walter Kaye, M.D., director, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego/UC San Diego Eating Disorders Programs; professor of psychiatry, UC San Diego Health

Kyung “Kay” Rhee, M.D., M.Sc., M.A., Medical Director, Medical Behavioral Unit, Rady Children’s Hospital/UC San Diego; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, UC San Diego Health

Tamara “Tammy” Maginot, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist, Director of MBU Psychology Services

Guido Frank, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Director of MBU Psychiatry Services. Co-Director of Research, UC San Diego Eating Disorders Program

Erin Costa, R.N., B.S.N., M.A.S., CPN, NE-BC, Director of Medical/Surgical Services and CAPS


Angela Barney, M.D., Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Constance Chace, M.D., M.P.H., Hospital Medicine, UC San Diego Health

Gaya Chelvakumar, M.D, M.P.H., Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Maya Kumar, M.D., FAAP, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Christian Lenzen, M.D., Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Perrie Pardee, M.D., Associate Program Director, Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program, UC San Diego Health

Kanani Titchen, M.D., Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Jaclyn Vargas, M.D., Pediatric Hospital Medicine


Lisa Adler, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


Julie Chandler, R.D., MBU Dietitian 


Adrianne Anderegg, L.M.F.T., Therapist

Emily Capps, M.A., L.M.F.T., Therapist 

Jacqueline Corvan, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist

Alexis Escalera, M.A., L.M.F.T., Therapist

Deena Muno, Psy.D., Pediatric Psychologist

Kathryn (Kate) Ward, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist