Dr. Kathryn Akong MD

Dr. Kathryn Akong is a medicine/pediatrics doctor in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego. She received her medical degree from University of North Carolina School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. She is one of 6 doctors at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego who specialize in Medicine/Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Medicine/Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2005 - 2009

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2009 - 2012

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Class of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Putting the model to the test: are APC proteins essential for neuronal polarity, axon outgrowth, and axon targeting?
Rusan, N. M., Akong, K., Peifer, M.

Novel roles for APC family members and Wingless/Wnt signaling during Drosophila brain development.
Hayden, M. A., Akong, K., Peifer, M.

Drosophila APC2 and APC1 play overlapping roles in wingless signaling in the embryo and imaginal discs.
Akong, K., Grevengoed, E. E., Price, M. H., McCartney, B. M., Hayden, M. A., DeNofrio, J. C., Peifer, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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