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Osteoporosis Team

Appointments and Referrals: 858-657-1636

Dr. Choe 

Charles H. Choe, MD
Dr. Choe is the clinical services chief for endocrinology.

Dr. Hofflich

Heather Hofflich, DO
Dr. Hofflich leads the bone health support group. She sees patients for primary care and endocrine conditions.

Dr. Hupfeld

Christopher Hupfeld, MD
Dr. Hupfeld received his medical degree from the University of Iowa and treats all endocrine-related conditions. 


Dr. Kado

Deborah Kado, MD, MS
Bone Health Specialist
Dr. Kado is the program director for osteoporosis care of UC San Diego Health. She specializes in bone health and osteoporosis treatment in people of all ages.

Dr. McCowen

Karen McCowen, MD
Dr. McCowen has been published in many medical journals, and has a special interest in diabetes in pregnancy, thyroid cancer, and adrenal and pituitary diseases.


Tricia Santos Cavaiola, MD

Tricia Santos Cavaiola, MD
Dr. Cavaiola provides care for people with diabetes, disorders and cancer of the thyroid, adrenal gland disorders and bone disorders. 

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