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Kristen N. Andersen, MD

Pediatrics
English
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Madrona Pediatrics

21311 Madrona Ave., Ste. 100-B

Torrance, CA 90503

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Dr. Andersen grew up in Los Angeles and went east to attend college at Yale University and medical school at Columbia University where she developed her passion for pediatrics with a focus on the neurologic development of children. She returned home to UCLA for her first two years of pediatric residency and spent an additional two years studying pediatric neurology and genetics. Dr. Andersen’s research focused on the genetic underpinnings of autism, and she has published in handbooks, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Review, and Neuron. She finished her residency in the South Bay at Harbor-UCLA, and she feels privileged to work with families and children from birth through adolescence. She believes in a comprehensive approach to treat every aspects of her patients’ health, and enjoys making partnerships with her patients for individualized and companionate care. Dr. Andersen strives to educate her families about normal development and disease processes, so that together they can decide how to optimize their child’s health.

Education & Experience

Education

Medical School

Columbia University 2011

Internship

University of California Los Medical Center 2012

Residency

UCLA David Geffen Medical Center Pediatrics Program 2015

Fellowship

Harbor UCLA 2019

Associations & Certifications

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna US Healthcare PPO
  • BeechStreet PPO
  • Blue Cross of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
  • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Shield of California PPO
  • ChoiceCare-Humana PPO
  • Cigna Healthcare PPO (No Local Plus)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Clever Care
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net Medicare Advantage
  • Health Net of California PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar PPO
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems) PPO
  • SCAN Medicare Advantage
  • TriCare (TriWest) PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO

Locations

Madrona Pediatrics

(310) 540-1334

21311 Madrona Ave., Ste. 100-B

Torrance, CA 90503

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