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Karen Kling, MD

General Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Karen Kling is a renowned general surgeon in San Diego, California. She received her medical diploma from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1993. Before that, she granted the undergraduate degree in molecular biology at UC San Diego. After getting her medical degree, she did an internship at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Kling completed her medical education with a residency in general surgery at UCLA Medical Center and a fellowship in pediatric surgery and pediatric transplantation at Johns Hopkins University. She is certified by the American Board in pediatric surgery and general surgery. Her subspecialties are pediatric general surgery and transplantation. This doctor works at Rady Children's Hospital and UC San Diego Medical Center. She serves as an associate clinical professor at the University of California San Diego. She was awarded the honors ACS Fellow and Super Doc. She has published some articles in cooperation with other doctors. She is a member of the following medical organizations: American College of Surgeons, American Pediatric Surgery Association, Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego and International Pediatric Transplant Association.

  • Education & Training


    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Medical School


    UCLA Medical Center



    Johns Hopkins University


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Rady Children's Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 576-1700

    3020 Children's Way

    San Diego, California 92123

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    UC San Diego Health System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, California 92103

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