Dr. Kim D. Lu, Pediatric Pulmonology

Dr. Kim D. Lu is a board-certified pediatric pulmonologist and pediatrician who specializes in asthma, lung disease in premature infants and general lung conditions. Dr. Lu earned her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed a pediatric residency at the University of North Carolina and a pediatric pulmonary fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Dr. Kim D. Lu is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a board-certified UC Irvine Health pediatric pulmonologist and pediatrician who specializes in asthma, lung disease in premature infants and general lung conditions. Lu earned her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. She completed a pediatric residency at the University of North Carolina and a pediatric pulmonary fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

As a pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Lu, seeks to better understand how physical activity and weight affect asthma in children. Through the Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center (PERC) (www.perc.uci.edu), she studies ways in which exercise can be used to treat children with asthma in the community. She is actively involved with area school districts to provide asthma education for students and nurses. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of California Irvine, School of Medicine. As a pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Lu, seeks to better understand how physical activity and weight affect asthma in children. Through the Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center (PERC) (www.perc.uci.edu) at University of California, Irvine, she studies ways in which exercise can be used to treat children with asthma in the community. She is actively involved with area school districts to provide asthma education for students and nurses. She is involved with the American Lung Association and is an active member of the American Thoracic Society

Locations

UC Irvine Medical Center
505 S Main St 525
Orange, CA 92868

CHOC Children’s Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave. Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, California 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329

CHOC Children’s Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave. Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, California 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329

CHOC Children’s Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave. Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, California 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329

Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Pediatrics Residency
    University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Francis B. Schwetker Award for excellence in Research in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • 2013 UCI-Children’s Hospital of Orange County Child Health Research Award
  • 2014 University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Faculty Research Grant
  • 2016 National Institutes of Health, Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Award
  • 2017 University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Faculty Research Grant
  • 2017 UCI-Children’s Hospital of Orange County Child Health Research Grant
  • 2017 Los Angeles Magazine Rising Star

Lectures and Presentations

  • Congenital Lung Disease
  • Corticosteroids and Community Acquired Pneumonia
  • Inpatient bronchoscopy in patients with Cystic Fibrosis
  • Inpatient Inquiries-obstructive sleep apnea
  • Obese asthmatic children – is there asthma more severe?
  • Overweight/obesity and its effects on urban asthmatic children
  • Renal Failure in Cystic Fibrosis
  • Susceptibility to indoor pollutants in overweight and obese children in Baltimore

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Thoracic Society

  • Kim D Lu MD
    • Appointments:
      888-770-2462
    • Office: 714-509-7679
    • Specialty: Pulmonology
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital