Los Angeles Medical Center

Jeegar Rana, DO, MHA
Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: Polypharmacy, Transitions of Care, Spiritual Care
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Aleksandr Lewicki, MD
Associate Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Kuo-Wei Lee, MD, FAAFP
Assistant Chief, LAMC Dept of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine; Medical Director, Home Health (LAMC), Physician Lead, LAMC Care at Home Platform

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine at USC
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: Falls, Polypharmacy, Depression, Successful Aging
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Jeffrey D. Mariano, MD, AGSF
Associate Program Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship(West LA), Chief WLA Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine Department; Assistant Clinical Professor KP School of Medicine; Physician Director Home Health (WLA)

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, UCLA/VA Multicampus Program
Clinical Interests: Medical Student and Residency Geriatric Education, Geriatric Oncology, Functional and Geriatric Assessment, Palliative and End of Life Care, Systems of Care and Health care delivery, Ethnogeriatrics
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Charlene Raman, BA
Residency Program Administrator

Wendy Chang, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College, New York
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, UCLA/VA Multicampus Program
Clinical Interests: Dementia and associated behavioral difficulties
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Anthony Hou, MD
Chief, LAMC Dept of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine; Physician Director, SCMPG Elder Abuse Program

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine at USC
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, University of California, Irvine Program
Clinical Interests: Dementia, memory impairment, elder abuse
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Peter Khang, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Director, Dignified Journeys (LAMC)

Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, UCLA/VA Multicampus Program
Clinical Interests: Polypharmacy and Adverse Drug Reactions, Evidence-Based Medicine, Dementia Syndromes, Functional Assessment
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Parmis Pouya, MD

Medical School: University of Leicester and University College London, England
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, UCLA/VA Multicampus Program
Clinical Interests: Exercise in elderly and end of life care
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Rafael Salas, MD

Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Clinical Interests: Delirium, Cognitive Impairment, Inpatient Palliative Care
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Wesley Woo, MD, FAAHPM
Associate Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Residency Training: Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, LAC+USC Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Delirium in the Elderly, Adult and Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Care
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Dov Shalman, MD

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center
Fellowship Training: Palliative Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

An Tran, MD

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

West Los Angeles Medical Center Campus

Jarrod Carrol, MD

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, UCLA/VA Multicampus Program
Clinical Interests: Memory assessment and Dementia Care, Caregiver burden, Sleep and Depression in the Elderly, Medical Education
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

David Chang, MD

Medical School: University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: Dementia, aging well
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Andre Cipta, MD
Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Glendale Adventist Family Practice Residency Program
Fellowship Training: UCLA Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Joseph Kwack, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Palliative Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Pedro Ontiveros, MD

Medical School: University of Illinois Medical School
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, Olive View UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship Training: Palliative Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Nicole Van Buren, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Fellowship Training: Palliative Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Board Certifications: Family Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Susan Elizabeth Wang, MD, FAAHPM
Founder & Program Director Emeritus, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship; Regional Chief, Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine; Physician Director, SCPMG Shared Decision-Making & Life Care Planning

Medical School: MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine
Residency Training: Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship Training: Geriatric Medicine, UCLA/VA Multicampus Program
Clinical Interests: Treatment Concordance, Community Palliative Medicine, Transitional Care, Polypharmacy, Successful Aging
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine