Voted Top 10 Doctor In California

Dr. Philip M. Bretsky has been recognized by as one of the Top 10 Internal Medicine doctors in the State of California, an award given to doctors who are consistently rated highest in primary care by their patients.

As the largest and most comprehensive online search engine for medical professionals, offers patients a forum to identify which doctors excel in patient care. Patients are able to rate their doctors in categories such as bedside manner, appointment availability and promptness, accurate diagnosis, follow up attention, and staff. After receiving numerous awards and earning exceptional patient reviews, Dr. Bretsky has now been selected as one of the 10 best Internal Medicine doctors in California.

“I’m honored to be given this award by our patients,” said Dr. Bretsky. “We strive to offer the most comprehensive and compassionate care on the Westside, and it’s gratifying to know that people appreciate and value our service.”

Dr. Bretsky has been caring for patients at Santa Monica Primary Care since he opened the practice in 2008. The office provides patients with primary care services such as annual wellness exams, acute...Read more

Now Offering Botox

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering facial Botox injections in our office. Botox is a popular and effective way to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles and restore a youthful appearance. Dr. Bretsky and Jenna will be personally administering the treatments. For questions about pricing or to schedule a consultation, please call our office at 310-828-4411.

Additional Medical Insurance Plans Accepted At Santa Monica Primary Care

“We are excited to be able to welcome even more patients into our practice!”

At Santa Monica Primary Care, we believe that the best primary care on the Westside should be accessible to as many people as possible. That’s why we’re contracted with so many different medical insurance plans, including Medicare and most major private medical insurance PPO plans. In an era where physicians typically seek to go ‘out of network’, how often do you hear that an office will take new insurance plans?

Effective January 1st, 2015, Santa Monica Primary Care will begin accepting:

  • All Blue Shield Individual and Family PPO plans.
  • All Blue Shield Individual and Family EPO plans.
  • All Blue Shield Individual and Family PPO and EPO plans purchased through a private broker.
  • All Blue Shield Individual and Family PPO and EPO plans purchased through the Covered California website.

We will also continue to accept all Blue Shield Group PPO plans as well.

At Santa Monica Primary Care you will find a personalized, friendly and comfortable environment in contrast to the institutional...Read more