Dr. Erik Kerekes was born and raised in South Pasadena, California. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a double major in Biopsychology and Biological Sciences. Subsequently, he continued on to medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, followed by a transitional internship at New York Medical College. He then went on to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he completed both his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship.
Dr. Kerekes is certified by both the American Board of Gastroenterology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow in the American College of Gastroenterology and is currently the Section Chief of the Gastroenterology Department at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Recently, he became a member of the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Kerekes is dedicated to providing compassionate medical care to his patients and has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the biliary tract. He is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Italian.
In his free time, Dr. Kerekes and his wife Christine enjoy movies, beach living, sports, and above all, traveling.
This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.
- Internal Medicine