Jesus M. Valadez, MD

Jesus Valadez, MD, grew up in a family of doctors. From a young age, he envisioned his life path would follow the medical field as he both enjoyed helping people and had a passion for the science behind the medicine. He is a California native, but spent considerable time in Mexico and therefore became fluent in Spanish. 

Dr. Valadez enjoyed the diversity of his education, as he graduated from San Diego State University, moved on to Harvard Medical School in Boston, and then completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He and his wife, who is a medical school classmate, then moved back to New York City where he worked in private faculty practice for Cornell Medical College in the Upper West Side. Dr. Valadez and his family of four eventually moved back home to California to practice medicine. 

Dr. Valadez enjoys formulating effectice medical plans for his patients based on individual background and experience. In addition to his medical education, he has also gained knowledge and experience on several volunteer medical trips to Columbia, Mexico, Tanzania and Central America. He thrives on improving patient health by connecting with them through his diverse life experiences and enjoys enhancing their understanding of medical issues. 

"One wonderful thing about being an Internist is enjoying the combination of the diversity of the patient's backgrounds and their medical issues while formulating an effective medical plan for the patient." 

Dr. Valadez balances his work-life with spending time with his wife and two olders teens, enjoying traveling, cooking, soccer and boating. 

This physician uses an electronic medical record system. This physician uses myMemorialCare to access and store patient health information via the Epic ambulatory electronic medical record system. Patients of this practice may also securely view their health information online via
myMemorialCare (myChart), Epic's patient portal.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital
Date Completed:
1996
Type:
Residency
Institution:
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center - Family Medicine Residency Program
Date Completed:
1999

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