Welcome to Point Loma Pediatrics
Our practice was founded by the husband-wife team of Dr. Jennifer Davis and Dr. Keith Vaux. We are very excited to have this opportunity to provide comprehensive care for the children and families in our community from birth through college age.
Dr. Davis grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and later attended Rice University, where she received her degree in biology. Upon receiving her bachelor’s degree she returned to Georgia to attend medical school at the Medical College of Georgia where she received her MD in 2003. Continuing with her certifications, Dr. Davis completed her Pediatric Residency at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.
Additionally, she completed a one year Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital followed by a 2 year fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics at Rady Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Davis is board certified in General Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics.
She served as an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego from 2010-2015. During her time at Rady Children’s Hospital and UCSD, Dr. Davis worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist, General Pediatrician, Child Abuse Consultant, and Physician in the Pediatric Emergency Department. She remains on staff at Rady Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Vaux is a medical geneticist and Pediatrician with more than 20 years of experience as a practicing physician and researcher. For thirteen years, Dr. Vaux served as an active duty physician for the Navy, providing pediatric care to service members and their families, which included a two-year post on the island of Guam.
Dr. Vaux hails from Chicago and earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego including a year as Chief Resident. He then completed a 3 year Fellowship at the University of California San Diego in Dysmorphology, Teratology, and Medical Genetics. Dr. Vaux is board certified in Pediatrics.
Dr. Vaux’s special interests include neurologic genetics and genomic diseases, with a focus on diagnostic dilemmas. His clinical and research interests reside in rare diseases, including epilepsy and autism. Much of his prestigious work and research has received acclaim and resulted in numerous peer reviewed medical journal articles.