David T. Ahn, MD

Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center

  • Dr. Kris V. Iyer Endowed Chair in Diabetes Care
  • Program Director
  • Endocrinologist
Phone 949-764-8065 Fax

Dr. David Ahn is an endocrinologist and program director of the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center. In his role, Dr. Ahn participates in research and provides clinical oversight in outpatient and inpatient environments, as well as other programmatic opportunities.

He most recently served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Endocrinology at UCLA. Dr. Ahn received both his undergraduate and medical school training at UC San Diego. After completing an internal medicine residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, he returned to UC San Diego to complete his fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Dr. Ahn is enthusiastic about utilizing medical technology and mobile devices to empower and improve the health and wellness of people living with diabetes and other chronic conditions. He has previously served as co-chair of the Clinical Diabetes Technology Meeting and is frequently invited to speak about digital health at conferences such as the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. He currently serves as Technology Editor of the not-for-profit Taking Control of Your Diabetes (blog.tcoyd.org) and has been featured in publications such as NPR.org, Diabetes Forecast Magazine, Medscape, and the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology.

In June of 2019, Dr. Ahn was named Dr. Kris V. Iyer Endowed Chair in Diabetes Care at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center.