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 and chronic illness management, preventive and diagnostic skin procedures, cardiac stress testing, in-office ultrasounds, sports physicals, travel medicine, and vaccines. Dr. Bretsky is on staff at both Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Providence Saint John’s Health Center. He has received multiple Patients Choice awards, as well as Most Compassionate Doctor and the highly prestigious Circle of Friends Award from Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He is assisted in the office by Jennafer Piccolo PA-C and a team of highly trained staff who provide their patients with exceptional clinical and administrative services.

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