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Jonathan Barrera of WestPac Wealth Partners joins LACMA’s Platform to Help Physicians Strengthen Their Financial Wellness. Jonathan M. Barrera is the exclusive Financial Wellness Advisor to the Los Angeles County Medical Association, serving over 3,000 physicians in the Los Angeles community of medical professionals. LACMA is pleased to announce a new …

As a Los Angeles native, Dr. Arash Ari Nowain is thrilled to practice where he grew up. He earned his medical degree from USC’s Keck School of Medicine, where he received the Clinical Medicine Scholarship. After graduation, he completed three years of residency training in Internal Medicine at the Los …

Dr. Siamak Tabib is a gastroenterologist at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills that is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He believes all patients are unique and require expert individualized care and his attentiveness has reached thousands of patients who have witnessed his warm demeanor, compassionate care, …

To say that Dr. Vito Imbasciani wears many hats, would be an understatement. As an established urologic surgeon, Dr. Imbasciani has held office as an immediate past President of LACMA, as Secretary at the California Department of Veterans Affairs and as Director of Government Relations at the Southern California Medical …

At a very early point in his career, Dr. Matthew Taon dedicated his life to the preservation of life and prevention of human suffering. He constantly seeks to combine his interests in innovation, invention, and advanced technologies with his passion for caring for the underserved, global and public health. He …

Growing up in the comfortable suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Peter Kim was no stranger to community service or the value of volunteerism. With a physician father deeply focused on his patients and a mother who regularly volunteered her time and energy to social causes, Dr. Kim understood at a …

Earlier this week, several physician leaders hosted members of the Hiroshima Prefectural Medical Association (HPMA) at LACMA‘s headquarters for lunch. LACMA and the HPMA have a longstanding relationship based on a continuous exchange of information and key insights into treating radiation-exposed surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima. More than 60-years …

Dawn Clark and Edward Ellison will be presented with the Gary S. Nye, MD Award for Physician Health and Well-Being for their work leading and developing the Southern California Permanente Medical Group’s (SCPMG) Physician Wellness Program. The Gary S. Nye, MD Award for Physician Health and Well-being is awarded to …

Dr. Jack Chou was raised in a small, rural town in Taiwan and later earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Miami, Florida, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He completed his family medicine residency at Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills …

Long-time LACMA and CMA member and leader, Dr. Hector Flores, will be presented with the Robert D. Sparks, M.D. Leadership Achievement Award by The California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation and its Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO). The award is given annually to an individual or organization that has demonstrated …