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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.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Kristin Mekeel is Excellent. Kristin Mekeel has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Kristin Mekeel is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive - Transplantation

4510 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest: Medical Offices South

4168 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103
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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive

4510 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
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Specialties

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.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Removal (Hepatectomy)
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pancreatic Diseases

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She is Amazing teacher

She is a great teacher and great doctor to work with. Besides being a great doctor she comforts her patients very well by explaining the procedures and its outcome very patiently.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Mekeel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • UCSD-Thornton Hospital
  • 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
  • Education

    14 Years Experience

  • University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health

    Graduated in 1999

  • Accepted Insurance

    Kristin Mekeel accepts the following insurance providers.

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