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Every year on February 3rd, National Women Physicians Day celebrates the birthday and courage of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the US in 1849, and the accomplishments of female physicians everywhere. The day strives to bring improvements to the workplace for the growing number …

Dr. John Villanueva is a Board-Certified Physician in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) practicing in Burbank, CA. He is the co-founder of Innovative Pain and Spine Physicians, which focuses on the multi-disciplinary approach of treating pain from a variety of disease processes including neck and back spinal …

To celebrate the upcoming year, we want to take a look back at the members we highlighted in 2017. This past year, LACMA turned the spotlight on some of its members who have made an impact in their practice and communities. All the featured physicians exemplified the mission of LACMA: to …

Partner Spotlight: Jonathan M. Barrera of WestPac Wealth Partners 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. WestPac Wealth Partners may be a new name for many in the LACMA …

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, …

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 …

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 …