Rachel La Costa, PA-C, DMSc

Adjunct Professor
Physician Assistant in Pediatric and Adult Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplant

Dr. Rachel La Costa is a passionate PA clinician and educator. She practices clinically in pediatric and adult hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplant. She is honored to provide compassionate care to children and adults facing a cancer diagnosis. Dr. La Costa serves as adjunct faculty within the Department of Kinesiology and Department of PA Education. She serves as the Pre-PA Advisor to the Point Loma Pre-Health Student Association. Her hometown is Dallas, Texas, but she is proud to call San Diego home!


Doctor of Medical Science, PA Education Concentration, University of Lynchburg

Master's of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Texas Medical Branch

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Dallas

Courses Taught

KIN4088C Internship in Kinesiology Pre-Med/Pre-PA Section

MSM6100 Fundamentals of Hematology and Oncology