Dr. Michelle Bholat, MD - Santa Monica, CA - Family Medicine

Dr. Michelle Bholat

  • Family Medicine
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Languages supported at her practice: English, Spanish

Dr. Bholat's Background


Dr. Bholat is the first Latina vice-chair of the UCLA Department of Family Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine and a graduate of the UC Irvine College of Medicine and the UCLA School of Public Health. In addition, she serves as the Public Health Commissioner for the 4th Supervisory District in LA County and received the LA County Department of Health Services Recognition of Service Award for “Excellent Leadership and Tremendous Dedication to Our Community and Patients.” With her interest in professional education and leadership, physician workforce and health care delivery systems for underserved and vulnerable populations, she serves as the Executive Director of the UCLA International Medical Graduate Program. She maintains her strong advocacy role supporting US born minority students and is an active member of the bipartisan National Hispanic Medical Association. In addition to her medical education leadership role, she has led and organized physician colleagues with a wide range of specialties – addiction medicine, cardiology, diabetes care, emergency medicine, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pain and palliative medicine and psychology, to work together to transform LA County’s current health care system to the underserved and vulnerable populations utilizing the Chronic Care Model as well as concepts of the Patient Centered Medical Home.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Residency
  • UCLA Medical Center
  • Medical School, 1992
  • University of California Davis School of Medicine
  • Sacramento, CA
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