Doctors in California

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Top Health Systems in California[edit | edit source]

California is home to several renowned health systems that provide exceptional medical care to its residents. These health systems are known for their state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge research, and highly skilled medical professionals. Here are some of the top health systems in California:

1. Kaiser Permanente[edit | edit source]

Kaiser Permanente is one of the largest and most well-known health systems in California. It operates numerous hospitals, medical centers, and clinics throughout the state. With a focus on integrated care, Kaiser Permanente offers a wide range of services, including primary care, specialty care, and preventive care. The health system is known for its emphasis on patient-centered care and its innovative use of technology to improve healthcare delivery.

2. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center[edit | edit source]

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, located in Los Angeles, is a world-renowned academic medical center. It is known for its cutting-edge research and advanced medical treatments. The medical center offers a comprehensive range of services, including specialized care in areas such as cancer, cardiology, neurology, and orthopedics. Cedars-Sinai is affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, attracting top-notch physicians and researchers.

3. Sutter Health[edit | edit source]

Sutter Health is a not-for-profit health system that operates numerous hospitals and medical facilities across Northern California. It is known for its high-quality patient care and commitment to community health. Sutter Health offers a wide range of services, including primary care, specialty care, and advanced medical treatments. The health system is also actively involved in medical research and education.

4. Stanford Health Care[edit | edit source]

Stanford Health Care, affiliated with Stanford University School of Medicine, is a leading academic medical center in California. It is known for its expertise in complex medical conditions and its commitment to advancing medical knowledge through research. Stanford Health Care offers a wide range of specialized services, including cancer care, cardiovascular medicine, neurology, and organ transplantation.

5. University of California San Francisco Medical Center[edit | edit source]

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center is a renowned academic medical center located in San Francisco. It is affiliated with the UCSF School of Medicine, which is consistently ranked among the top medical schools in the country. The medical center offers comprehensive care in various specialties, including cancer, neurology, pediatrics, and women's health. UCSF Medical Center is known for its cutting-edge research and innovative treatments.

Notable Doctors in California[edit | edit source]

California is home to many highly skilled and accomplished doctors who have made significant contributions to the field of medicine. These doctors have gained recognition for their expertise, research, and patient care. Here are some notable doctors in California:

1. Dr. Sanjay Gupta[edit | edit source]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is a renowned neurosurgeon and medical correspondent. He is currently the Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN and has received multiple awards for his reporting on health-related topics. Dr. Gupta is also a practicing neurosurgeon and has authored several books on health and wellness.

2. Dr. Helen Hobbs[edit | edit source]

Dr. Helen Hobbs is a distinguished physician-scientist specializing in cardiovascular genetics. She is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Hobbs has made significant contributions to the understanding of genetic factors that influence cholesterol metabolism and cardiovascular disease.

3. Dr. Atul Gawande[edit | edit source]

Dr. Atul Gawande is a prominent surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He is a professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Gawande has written several bestselling books on healthcare, including ""Being Mortal"" and ""The Checklist Manifesto
" which have had a profound impact on the medical community.

4. Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn[edit | edit source]

Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate and renowned molecular biologist. She is currently a Professor of Biology and Physiology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Blackburn's groundbreaking research on telomeres, the protective caps at the ends of chromosomes, has revolutionized our understanding of aging and cancer.

5. Dr. Anthony Fauci[edit | edit source]

Dr. Anthony Fauci is a leading infectious disease expert and the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). He has played a crucial role in shaping public health policies and responses to various infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Ebola, and COVID-19. Dr. Fauci is widely respected for his expertise and dedication to public health.

These are just a few examples of the many exceptional doctors in California who have made significant contributions to healthcare and medical research. Their expertise and dedication continue to improve the lives of patients and advance the field of medicine.

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Doctors in California


Provider page Credentials Gender Medical school Graduation year Primary specialty Secondary specialties Address Address2 City State ZIP Phone
Rina Iofel 1841339165 F Other 2002 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 20940 Burbank Blvd Woodland Hills CA 11702 8885153500
Butool Abdullah 1285130708 F Other 2017 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 15237 Eleventh St Victorville CA 98632 7604939300
Satish Raj 1558311134 MD M Clvlnd Clinic Lerner College Of Med Of Case Wstn Rsv University 1990 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 150 Tejas Pl Nipomo CA 99664 8059293211
Eileen Watrous 1730237512 F University Of California, Geffen School Of Medicine 1987 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 191 S Buena Vista St Burbank CA 56220 8188872671
Sofia Mahari 1962571430 F Other 2000 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 751 S Bascom Ave San Jose CA 73107 4088855000
Young Park 1245312958 MD M Other 1970 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 4600 Panama Ln Bakersfield CA 93611 6612417900
Kenji Shibata 1790844371 DO M Other 2002 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 14011 Park Ave Victorville CA 46304 8887500036
Cindy Norvell 1093733669 F University Of California, Geffen School Of Medicine 1996 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 770 10th St Arcata CA 26426 7078268610
Ahalya Joisha 1760536577 F Other 2001 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 700 Lawrence Expy Santa Clara CA 80524 4088511000
John Young 1477638898 M At Still University Of Health Sciences, College Of Osteo Med, Kirksville 1983 Family Practice Geriatric Medicine 1230 E Carson St Long Beach CA 42134 5624247723

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Medical specialists[edit source]


Provider page Credentials Gender Medical school Graduation year Primary specialty Secondary specialties Address Address2 City State ZIP Phone
Jonathan Quach 1811253909 M Other 2012 Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine 100 Medical Plz Los Angeles CA 90095 3108257922
William Paule 1750318432 MD M University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine 1992 Addiction Medicine 628 W Micheltorena St Santa Barbara CA 50891 8059631546
Bailee Jacobsen 1881154755 F Other 2019 Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine 20103 Lake Chabot Rd Castro Valley CA 25712 5105371234
Robert Watrous 1013084821 M Loma Linda University School Of Medicine 1992 Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine 11234 Anderson St Loma Linda CA 32608
Steven Ey 1821013285 MD M University Of California, Geffen School Of Medicine 1992 Addiction Medicine 1 Hoag Dr Newport Beach CA 32250 9497645654
Mitchell Schoen 1659802767 M University Of Minnesota School Of Dentistry 2017 Addiction Medicine Preventive Medicine 11234 Anderson St Loma Linda CA 34205
Eduardo Javier 1669799557 M Other 1998 Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine 67780 E Palm Canyon Dr Cathedral City CA 92270 7608378993
Karen Antwiler 1598255465 F Other 2015 Addiction Medicine Family Practice 67780 E Palm Canyon Dr Cathedral City CA 53546 7608378993
Daniel Smeester 1306872841 MD M Ponce School Of Medicine 1999 Addiction Medicine 100 Park Pl San Ramon CA 20176 9252891430
Jonathan Avalos 1386050805 M Other 2014 Addiction Medicine Internal Medicine 1841 E Main St Barstow CA 37919 7602555700

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Provider page Credentials Gender Education Graduation year Primary specialty Secondary specialties Address Address2 City State ZIP Phone
Natalie Dickson 1689023293 F Other 2016 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (Cns) 300 Pasteur Dr Stanford CA 44484 6507234000
Peggy Kohl 1649288119 F Other 1995 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (Cns) 3791 Katella Ave Los Alamitos CA 46373 5625966736
Colleen Vega 1578834305 F Other 2010 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (Cns) 300 Pasteur Dr Stanford CA 28862 6507234000
Natalie Dickson 1689023293 F Other 2016 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (Cns) 300 Pasteur Dr Stanford CA 44484 6507234000
Peggy Kohl 1649288119 F Other 1995 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (Cns) 3791 Katella Ave Los Alamitos CA 46373 5625966736
Colleen Vega 1578834305 F Other 2010 Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (Cns) 300 Pasteur Dr Stanford CA 28862 6507234000
Rumbo Diana 1962033894 F Other 2019 Certified Nurse Midwife (Cnm) Fremont CA 94538 5104901222
Larsen Matthew 1932766458 M University Of Illinois College Of Med (Chi/peor/rock/chm-urb) 2018 Certified Nurse Midwife (Cnm) Sacramento CA 95815 9169735000
Rumbo Diana 1962033894 F Other 2019 Certified Nurse Midwife (Cnm) Fremont CA 94538 5104901222
Larsen Matthew 1932766458 M University Of Illinois College Of Med (Chi/peor/rock/chm-urb) 2018 Certified Nurse Midwife (Cnm) Sacramento CA 95815 9169735000

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