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Amy S. Kehl, MD

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2336 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 207
Santa Monica, CA 90404
2285.0 miles away
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Speaks: English

The Doctors of Saint John's Rheumatology

2336 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 207, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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About Amy S. Kehl

Dr. Kehl is a board-certified Rheumatologist. In addition to practicing general rheumatology, Dr. Kehl has expertise in musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Dr. Kehl was born and raised in Pasadena, California. She graduated with college honors and Phi Beta Kappa distinction from UCLA with a B.S. in Psychobiology and minors in Anthropology and Public Health. She attended medical school at University of California San Francisco, where she was a dean's research fellowship recipient. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at University of California San Diego. She completed her Rheumatology fellowship at University of California San Diego and Cedars Sinai Medical Center, where she was active in clinical research in the field of spondyloarthropathies, specifically examining the link between the microbiome, gut and arthritis. She started her career in academic medicine at UCLA, where she was a full-time clinician educator. She continues to be involved in medical education efforts for medical students, residents, and fellows. She then spent several years in the bay area practicing clinical Rheumatology before relocating back to Los Angeles. She has since been involved in clinical research trials in lupus and other rheumatic diseases.

Dr. Kehl believes in an evidenced based yet personalized approach to patient care and enjoys creating partnerships with her patients in order to provide an opportunity for them to share in the decision-making process. She believes in taking the time to get to know her patients to better understand their unique health priorities. The field of Rheumatology is very exciting and rapidly evolving with many new therapeutic advances and she aims to provide comprehensive and up to date information for her patients to help guide their treatment plans. She thrives on seeing her patients get better, and lead productive and active lives.

Dr. Kehl is board certified in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine and is certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound. Dr. Kehl has expertise in treating and evaluating the following conditions: Psoriatic arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Scleroderma, Seronegative spondylopathies, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Reactive arthritis, Inflammatory bowel disease related arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Vasculitis, Osteoarthritis, Connective tissue diseases, Early intervention and novel therapeutics in autoimmune diseases, early intervention and novel therapeutics in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and lupus, treatment and prevention of gout, Inflammatory arthritis, Osteoporosis, autoinflammatory disorders, Polymyalgia rheumatica, giant cell arteritis, inflammatory myopathies, Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, Pseudogout - CPPD, joint aspirations, Intraarticular cortisone and hyaluronic joint injections, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound .

Medical School

University of California San Francisco

Internship / Residency / Fellowship

University of California San Diego


Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
The Doctors of Saint John's Rheumatology
2336 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 207
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Saint John's Physician Partners
2021 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 421E
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Pacific Neuroscience Institute
12555 West Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 303
Los Angeles, CA 90066

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Saint John’s Physician Partners

In her free time, Dr. Kehl enjoys spending time in the sunshine with her husband and two daughters, and cultivating life-long passions for dance and music.

Clinical Interests

  • Achy Joints
  • Acupuncture
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Acute Cerebellitis (Ac)
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Adenosine Deaminase 2 Deficiency
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Allergic Granulomatosis
  • Allergic Vasculitis
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Osteoarthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosis
  • Anti Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies
  • Antibody Deficiency
  • Antinuclear Antibody (Ana) Blood Test
  • Antinuclear Antibody (Ana) Testing
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Antisynthetase Syndrome
  • Aortic Arteritis
  • Arm Arthritis
  • Arterial Biopsy
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Arthritis Of Knee
  • Arthritis Of Multiple Joints
  • Arthritis Of The Foot And Ankle
  • Arthropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Epilepsy Ae
  • Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (Alps)
  • Autoinflammatory Diseases
  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Behcet's Disease
  • Bilateral Foot Arthritis
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Bilateral Osteoarthritis Of The Hip
  • Biologic Therapy For Rheumatologic Diseases
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Bone Mass
  • Botox For Scleroderma
  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Bursitis
  • Butterfly Rash
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Cts)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Cfs)
  • Chronic Lyme Disease
  • Cogan's Syndrome (Cs)
  • Cold Sensitivity Hands
  • Complement Deficiency
  • Corticosteroids
  • Costochondritis
  • Cranial Arteritis
  • Crest
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cryopyrin Associated Autoinflammatory Syndromes
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Deficiency Of Interleukin 36 Receptor Antagonist
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Drug Induced Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dsdna Test
  • Ehlers Danlos
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis
  • Elevated Sedimentation Rate
  • Enthesitis
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Felty Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fibroxanthoma
  • Finger Arthritis
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Forestier's Disease
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gonarthrosis
  • Gonococcal Arthritis
  • Goodpasture's Syndrome
  • Gout
  • Gout Of The Arm
  • Gout Of The Elbow
  • Gout Of The Hand
  • Gout Of The Wrist
  • Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Hand Pain
  • Heliotrope Rash
  • Hibernian Fever
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pain Over Age 60
  • Human Leukocyte Antigen B27 Test
  • Hyper Igd Syndrome
  • Hyperimmunoglobulinemia D With Periodic Fever Syndrome
  • Hypermobility Syndrome
  • Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Iga Vasculitis
  • Immunoglobulin G4 Related Disease
  • Inflammatory Arthritis (Ia)
  • Inflammatory Myopathy
  • Inflammatory Polyarthropathy
  • Isolated Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Joint Damage
  • Joint Disease
  • Joint Disorder
  • Joint Disorder Of Multiple Joints
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain In Ankle And Foot
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis
  • Limp
  • Localized Scleroderma
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Lupus Rash
  • Lyme Disease
  • Macrophage Activation Syndrome
  • Majeed Syndrome
  • Maternal Collagen Vascular Disorder
  • Maternal Lupus
  • Microscopic Polyangiitis
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Morphea Arthritis
  • Multi System Inflammatory Syndrome
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myalgia
  • Mycotic Arthritis
  • Myositis
  • Neck Arthritis
  • Necrotizing Respiratory Granulomatosis
  • Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus
  • Neonatal Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease
  • Neuropathic Arthritis
  • Non Surgical Arthritis Treatment
  • Non Surgical Management Of Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overlap Syndromes
  • Paget's Disease
  • Pain Amplification Syndromes
  • Patellofemoral Arthritis
  • Pediatric Multi System Inflammatory Syndrome
  • Periodic Fever Syndromes
  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis
  • Plaquenil Checks
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Polyarthralgia
  • Polychondritis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Positive Antinuclear Antibody (Ana) Test
  • Post Infectious Arthritis
  • Proliferative Arthritis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Relapsing Fever
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Of The Elbow
  • Rheumatoid Nodules
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scleredema
  • Scleroderma
  • Scleromyxedema
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Serum Sickness
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Sicca Syndrome
  • Sjogrens
  • Smith Antibody Test
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Specific Antibody Deficiency
  • Spine Arthritis
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Still's Disease
  • Synovitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Scleroderma
  • Takayasu Arteritis
  • Tendon Injection
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendonitis Of Multiple Tendons
  • Tenjet
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tophus
  • Toxic Synovitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tumid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Associated Periodic Syndrome
  • Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Vasculitis
  • Wrist Arthritis