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Medical Volunteers


We have a total of 70-90 staff members on site at all times. A team of no less than 12 nurses is present on the island at all times. Two pediatric cardiologists will be on site to provide further medical supervision. Want to refer a new camper or become a partner cardiologist?

Please contact us today to join us in our outreach efforts!


Dr. Kevin Shannon aka Big Kahuna

Co-Founder/President/Medical Director Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA
Director Pediatric Electrophysiology

Dr. Shannon has been a prominent Pediatric Cardiologist in Los Angeles for 30+ years. He is affiliated with Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and co-founded Camp del Corazon with Lisa Knight, RN. He has been our Medical Director from the very beginning, and makes camp the safest and most fun place to be! Everyone on the island loves Big Kahuna! 

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