Dr. Dianne McKay, MD

Dr. Dianne McKay, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Dianne McKay, MD is an internal medicine specialist in San Diego, CA. She specializes in internal medicine.Read her story

200 W Arbor Dr

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

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Dr. McKay's Experience

Dr. McKay's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. McKay's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McKay "Dianne B. McKay, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist who specializes in kidney transplantation. She is the medical director of the kidney transplant program at UC San Diego Health. Her expertise includes pre and post kidney transplant care, pregnancy in transplant recipients, and the care of young adults who are transitioning from pediatric to adult transplant programs. As a professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. McKay instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is a national expert in transplant immunology and maintains an active National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded laboratory that studies ways to prevent kidney graft loss before and after transplantation. Dr. McKay has co-authored over 70 scientific papers, has written numerous book chapters and published a book on kidney transplantation that is widely used by doctors caring for transplant recipients. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. McKay was an associate professor at The Scripps Research Institute, where her NIH-funded laboratory investigated innate immune mechanisms of renal ischemia. Dr. McKay completed a fellowship in nephrology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, in Boston. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York. Dr. McKay earned her medical degree from Chicago Medical School. She is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. Active on numerous professional societies, Dr. McKay is a member of the American Society of Transplantation and serves on the executive board. She is also a member of the American Society of Nephrology and serves on its transplant advisory group committee. Outside of work, Dr. McKay enjoys spending time with her husband and three children."
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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

95  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


Education data for Dr. McKay is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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