AboutKenneth Kalunian, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Kenneth Kalunian is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center, UCSD Medical Center, Hillcrest and San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Kenneth Kalunian has the following 2 specialties
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
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- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Kalunian is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
UC San Diego Medical Center
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
- UCSD Medical Center, Hillcrest
San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center
3350 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego, CA 92161
- UCSD Thornton Hospital, La Jolla
Promise Hospital San Diego
5550 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92105
- UC San Diego Thornton Hospital in La Jolla
- Ronald Reagan UCLA Med Center
- UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest
UC San Diego Health System
9300 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
37 Years Experience
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1979
U S Department Of Veterans Affairs
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