Kristy Lamb, MD
Dr. Kristy Lamb practices family medicine and psychiatry at UC San Diego Health System. She is board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry and specializes in providing care from a “whole person” perspective. Her research interests include the treatment of patients struggling with substance abuse and maternal mental health.
Dr. Lamb completed a combined residency training program in family medicine and psychiatry, as well as a fellowship in community and public psychiatry at UC San Diego Health System. She also completed a complementary and integrative medicine fellowship at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a psychodynamic fellowship at the San Diego Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Dr. Lamb earned her Doctor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a master’s degree in philosophy and social theory from the University of Colorado in Denver, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.
Dr. Lamb received an Honorable Mention as Resident Role Model from UC San Diego Health System’s Department of Psychiatry and the Robert R. Huntley, MD Ward for Academic Excellence in Family Medicine from Georgetown. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Psychiatric Association and American Association of Community Physicians. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Lamb has participated in several marathons and triathlons, and practices yoga and meditation.