Deepa D. Kulkarni, MD
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Deepa D. Kulkarni, MD


Deepa Kulkarni, MD is a faculty pediatric hospitalist attending at UCLA, caring for hospitalized pediatric patients at both UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Kulkarni is Program Director for the UCLA Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program. She is also a Physician Informaticist. Her scholarly interests are in medical education, quality improvement, and clinical informatics.




Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Hospital Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics, 2019
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2013


Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2013


Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011


MD, Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2010

Hospital Affiliations

Areas of Focus


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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