Kensho Iwanaga

MD MPH

Pediatric pulmonologist
Papa Bear extraordinaire

Dr. Kensho Iwanaga is a specialist in pediatric pulmonology who cares for infants, children and adolescents with acute and chronic respiratory conditions, including asthma, cystic fibrosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (a lung condition most common in premature newborns that can lead to chronic breathing problems).

Iwanaga's research focuses on understanding the interactions between air pollution and pediatric respiratory health and development.

Iwanaga is a Bay Area native. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley and earned his medical degree at the University of California, Irvine. He completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, followed by a fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at Seattle Children's Hospital. During his fellowship, he earned a master's degree in epidemiology from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

  • Education

    UC Irvine School of Medicine, 2006

    University of Washington School of Public Health, MPH, Epidemiology, 2013

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 2010

  • Fellowships

    Seattle Children's Hospital, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2013

  • Board Certifications

    Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

    Pediatric Pulmonology, American Board of Pediatrics

Clinics I work with

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Aerodigestive Clinic

Aerodigestive Clinic

Oakland / San Francisco

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Asthma Program

Asthma Program

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Cystic Fibrosis Center

Cystic Fibrosis Center

San Francisco / Oakland / Pleasanton

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Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery

San Francisco / Oakland

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Pulmonary Function Lab

Pulmonary Function Lab

San Francisco / Oakland

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Pulmonology Clinic

Pulmonology Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland / Greenbrae / Pleasanton / San Mateo / Walnut Cr...

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Sleep Disorders Center

Sleep Disorders Center

San Francisco / Oakland / Walnut Creek

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