Katharine Woessner, MD

  • Allergy and Immunology
Katharine Woessner, MD
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Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, CA 92130
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San Diego, CA 92128
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Expertise

  • Allergy and Immunology

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

As an allergist and immunologist, Katharine Woessner, MD, treats children and adult patients for allergies, asthma and immune issues. She has special clinical interests in food allergy, atopic dermatitis, drug hypersensitivity, aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD), optimal management of asthma, hereditary angioedema (HAE), chronic urticaria, primary immunodeficiencies, mast cell disorders (mastocytosis and mast cell activation disorder), and chronic cough.


In addition to her clinical practice, she conducts research on the diagnosis and management of aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease. As the training director of the allergy and immunology fellowship program, she is actively involved in teaching and research projects on drug allergy, food allergy, immunology, and esophageal reflux and chronic cough.


Dr. Woessner believes in combining the best that science has to offer, with the art of medicine and compassionate care. She also works with her patients as a team to determine the best treatment options for their lifestyle.


In her spare time, she enjoys mountain biking and participates in endurance mountain biking races. She has also recently learned how to ski and enjoys water sports, such as sailing and stand up paddle boarding.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Allergy and Immunology, 1997

Medical Education

  • University of Miami School of Medicine, MD, 1991

Residencies

  • University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994

Fellowships

  • Scripps Clinic, Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1998

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