Dr. Joyce A Adams MD Pediatrician

Dr. Joyce Adams is a pediatrician in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and UC San Diego Health System. She received her medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Adams accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 172 doctors at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and one of 25 at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Child Abuse Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, Medical Education, Child Welfare, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, child abuse pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977–1978

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1979–1980

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1977

University of Kansas
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1972

University of Kansas
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1972–1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 33 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 5 years in Child Abuse Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Medical Care for Children with Suspected Sexual Abuse
2013 1 28

Topics on Child Abuse
2013 1 1

Topics on Adolescent Medicine
2013 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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