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About Kristin Mekeel
Kristin Mekeel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with other offices in San Diego, CA and San Diego, CA . She has 14 years of experience. Her specialties include Transplant Surgery and General Surgery. Kristin Mekeel is affiliated with UCSD-Thornton Hospital, UCSD Medical Center Thornton and Promise Hospital San Diego.
Kristin Mekeel has the following 2 specialties
- Transplant Surgery
Transplant surgeons are trained to transplant organs from donors, whether living or deceased, to the patients in need. This includes liver, lung, heart, intestine, pancreas and kidney transplants as well as tissue, bone marrow and cornea transplants. Kidney disease, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and serious infections are just a few reasons you might need a transplant.
Your surgeon will consult with you prior to the operation for a pre-transplant evaluation and they will see you through your healing process to ensure you have no complications. Some surgeons get additional training and education on pediatric transplants to provide special care to children.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
- Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
- Liver Diseases
- Liver Removal (Hepatectomy)
- Liver Transplantation
- Pancreas Transplantation
- Pancreatic Diseases
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Mekeel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
UCSD Medical Center Thornton
Promise Hospital San Diego
UC San Diego Thornton Hospital in La Jolla
UC San Diego Health System
UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest
14 Years Experience
University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health
Graduated in 1999
Kristin Mekeel accepts the following insurance providers.
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