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Christine Wood, MD


Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


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Dr. Christine Wood was named a “2018 — Top Doctor” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey.

Dr. Wood has been in private pediatric practice in North County since 1990. As part of Coast Pediatrics and their personalized style of medicine, she will see patients of all ages while also focusing on teens and their unique issues like stress, school and nutritional challenges (she counsels on eating disorders and weight and body image concerns). She is the author of the book, How to Get Kids to Eat Great & Love it! and has been published in national parenting magazines and medical journals. She is part of the Healthcare Domain for the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative and is the Medical Consultant for a residential eating disorder treatment center. As part of the Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight Steering Committee, she is working on a national level with the American Academy of Pediatrics to shape how pediatricians confront achieving healthy weight in children.

Practices at
Coast Pediatrics
Languages Spoken
  • › English
Board Certifications
  • › American Board of Pediatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • › University of Michigan Medical School, MD - 1982
  • › University of California, San Diego - Certified Lactation Educator
Memberships & Associations
  • › American Academy of Pediatrics
  • › San Diego Medical Society
  • › Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight Steering Committee
  • › San Diego Chapter International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals
  • › San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative
  • › Best Doctors in America, 2001-2015
  • › Top Doctors, San Diego Magazine
Associated Doctors
Lori B. Taylor, MD
Jamie G. Lien, MD
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5965 Village Way
Ste. 201
San Diego, CA, 92130

Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Beech Street
  • Coventry / First Health
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Health Management Network, Inc.
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • Interplan / HealthSmart
  • MultiPlan
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Scripps Employee Medical Plan
  • Three Rivers

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Contact Christine Wood, MD for more assistance at (858) 755-7337.