Why did you join K?
"Joining K Health allows me to be part of the forefront of the movement in using AI and medical technology to enhance and expand individualized patient treatment and diagnosis."
Dr. Kristen Kent, MD, FAAEM
Kristen Kent is a lead physician at K Health.
Dr. Kent earned a B.S. in Exercise Science with Honors and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Iowa. She continued her studies at the University of Iowa and earned her M.D. After graduated from the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the University of Massachusetts, she trained for an additional year medical toxicology.
She is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, and over the past 15 years, she has worked in varied practice environments including small, rural hospital emergency departments to urban level-one trauma centers, telemedicine, event medicine, and flight medicine. She currently serves as president of the New York Chapter of AAEM.
Dr. Kent is an avid reader, world traveler, and takes advantage of all New York City has to offer. She volunteers her time to care for underserved medical populations and advocates for gender equality. Most of all, she enjoys playing with her nieces and nephews.
Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
Other Degrees / Training