Dr. Stephen H. Carson, MD
Dr. Carson earned his medical degree at McGill University in Montreal, where he was awarded the Alexander Stewart prize in Medicine in 1976. He completed his internship and residency program at Children’s Hospital in Boston and completed his fellowship training at Harvard University School of Medicine. Dr. Carson went on to serve as chief resident in pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology.
Dr. Carson is widely published in both basic science and clinical research, and served as the medical director of UC San Diego School of Medicine’s pediatric teaching program at Scripps Mercy Hospital from 1980 until 1992. Dr. Carson remains on faculty at UC San Diego as an associate clinical professor and continues to teach interns, residents, medical students and nurse practitioners the science and art of meeting the healthcare needs of infants, children and adolescents.
Dr. Carson is busy working on several local and national initiatives to help physicians (especially pediatricians) care for children and young adults with developmental and behavioral challenges.
Dr. Carson's son David works locally as a teacher of children with special needs. His daughter Lauren is a high risk obstetrical nurse at Sharp Mary Birch. Dr. Carson and his wife Linda (who enjoys working in the CHMA business office) love spending time with their grandchildren Madison and Brynlee.