Kara Kuhn-Riordon, M.D.

Kara Kuhn-Riordon, M.D.

Specialties

Neonatology

Pediatrics

Department

Pediatrics

Title

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
800-800--282-3284

Clinical Interests

Dr. Riordon is a neonatologist with interest in improving the care of critically ill neonates through the use of bedside ultrasound.  She is specifically interested in the hemodynamic assessment, head ultrasound, and procedural use of bedside ultrasound.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Riordon is a neonatologist with interest in improving the care of critically ill neonates through the use of bedside ultrasound.  She is specifically interested in the hemodynamic assessment, head ultrasound, and procedural use of bedside ultrasound.  

Division

Neonatology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Education

M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2011

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 2006

Residency

Pediatrics, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012-2014

Fellowships

Neonatal-Perinatal, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2014-2017

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2014

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society

Honors and Awards

Enhancing and Transforming Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with Point of Ultrasound Grant awarded by the Children?s Miracle Network, 2015

WAFMR/WAP Outstanding Resident Award Winner, 2014

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Member, 2010

Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society Member (Gamma Delta Chapter), 2006

Select Recent Publications

Kuhn-Riordon K, Wiedeman J, Nguyen H, Natale J, Tancredi D. Reduction of Clostridium Difficile Infection Using Antimicrobial Stewardship in a Children’s Hospital within a Hospital. Journal of Investigative Medicine. Volume 62. Number 1, January 2014.