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Sonya Christianson, MD

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Family Medicine

Contact

Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Phone Number
858-678-6574
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Expertise

  • Family Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Languages

  • English

Biography

In practice since 2010, Sonya Christianson, MD, believes in the relief of suffering for patients and families during critical and terminal illness. She believes that every person deserves to live and die with comfort and dignity.


She is also passionate about graduate medical education and helping new trainees to become compassionate clinicians who are advocates for their patients and families. In her spare time she enjoys running, playing the piano and mountain hiking.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2010
  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine, 2009

Medical Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, MD, 2006

Residencies

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Family Medicine, 2009

Fellowships

  • San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2010

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