Kimberly J. Richardson, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepting new patients


Dr. Kimberly Richardson is a primary care internist practicing in Torrance.  She specializes in the care of adults with an emphasis on chronic disease management including diabetes, hypertension and obesity.  She has a special interest in the care of transgender and gender-diverse patients.

Dr. Richardson grew up in Kansas City and received her undergraduate degree from Baker University.  She went on to receive her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, then completed her internal medicine residency and chief residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Dr. Richardson has experience initiating and managing gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender and gender-diverse patients.  She also has experience working with other members of the LGBTQ+ community with clinical interests in PrEP/PEP and primary care of the HIV patient.  She is currently an assistant clinical professor in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. 

Her other interests include traveling, running, movies, and the beach.




Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014


Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 2014


University of Kansas Medical Center, MD, 2011

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