Ronald Kall, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)

Associate Medical Director of Keck Hospital Medicine

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Dr. Kall earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center.


  • Northwestern University: Northwestern Medical Scholarship, 2007-2011
  • University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry: Summer Research Award, 2006
  • University of California, Davis: Men’s Foil GOLD, 2004
  • University of California, Berkeley: IDEAL Scholar, 2003-2007
  • George A. Spilliotoplis Scholarship, 2003


  • Lumbar surgical drains do not increase the risk of infections in patients undergoing spine surgery Eur Spine J. 2022 07; 31(7):1775-1783. . View in PubMed
  • Cyclin-dependent kinase 4-mediated phosphorylation inhibits Smad3 activity in cyclin D-overexpressing breast cancer cells Mol Cancer Res. 2010 Oct; 8(10):1375-87. . View in PubMed