Kristen N. Andersen, MD

Offers Video Visits
21311 Madrona Avenue, Suite 100B
Torrance, CA 90503
2282.8 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Axminster Medical Group
Speaks: English
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Providence Medical Institute - Madrona Pediatrics

21311 Madrona Avenue, Suite 100B, Torrance, CA 90503

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About Kristen N. Andersen

Dr. Andersen grew up in Los Angeles and went east to attend college at Yale University and medical school at Columbia University where she developed her passion for pediatrics with a focus on the neurologic development of children. She returned home to UCLA for her first two years of pediatric residency and spent an additional two years studying pediatric neurology and genetics. Dr. Andersen’s research focused on the genetic underpinnings of autism, and she has published in handbooks, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Review, and Neuron. She finished her residency in the South Bay at Harbor-UCLA, and she feels privileged to work with families and children from birth through adolescence. She believes in a comprehensive approach to treat every aspects of her patients’ health, and enjoys making partnerships with her patients for individualized and companionate care. Dr. Andersen strives to educate her families about normal development and disease processes, so that together they can decide how to optimize their child’s health.

Medical School

Columbia University
2011

Internship

University of California Los Medical Center
2012

Residency

UCLA David Geffen Medical Center Pediatrics Program
2015

Fellowship

Harbor UCLA
2019

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
Providence Medical Institute - Madrona Pediatrics
21311 Madrona Avenue, Suite 100B
Torrance, CA 90503

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Axminster Medical Group

Affiliated Locations
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

In her free time, Dr. Andersen enjoys living in the South Bay, spending time at the beach, observing wildlife, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Weight Loss
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Acute Back Pain
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adolescent Scoliosis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Urticaria
  • Anemia
  • Angioma
  • Ankle Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Muscle Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birthmark
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Brain Concussion
  • Breast Discharge
  • Bullying
  • Burns
  • Camp Physicals
  • Candidiasis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cellulitis Of The Buttock
  • Cellulitis Of The Neck
  • Cellulitis Of Trunk
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Childhood Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Chlamydia
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (Ckd)
  • Cold Sore
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Congenital Ear Deformity
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Developmental And Other Learning Disorders
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Drug Dependence
  • Drug Test
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Ear Infections
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Encopresis
  • Epilepsy
  • Erythema Marginatum
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fever With Chills
  • First Degree Burns
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Intolerances
  • Foot Pain
  • Foreign Body (Airway)
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease In Infancy
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Grave's Disease
  • Growth Failure
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Health Maintenance
  • Hepatitis
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Infantile Cerebral Palsy
  • Infantile Hemangioma
  • Infection Of Kidney
  • Influenza
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Lazy Eye
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Learning Disorders
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Ligament Injury
  • Limp
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Mental Health Disorders
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Mumps
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Mycoplasma Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Norovirus
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otalgia
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pityriasis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Premature Birth
  • Preventative Care
  • Psoriasis
  • Reactive Airway Disease
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Running Injury
  • Scab
  • Scaly Skin
  • Scarlet Fever
  • School Anxiety
  • School Physical
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Enuresis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (Std)
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Disease
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Physical Exam
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Concussion Testing
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Sprain
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Substance Addiction
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Infection
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tongue Sores
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Upper Lip Tie
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urticaria
  • Vaccinations
  • Viral Exanthem
  • Virtual Care
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weight Problem
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain