ABOUT DR. GINDI

Dr. Gindi has been a leader and innovator in internal medicine since opening his private, primary care practice in 1982. An expert on developing practices for optimal patient care, Dr. Gindi has participated or chaired numerous hospital committees for bioethics, credentialing, physician monitoring and mentoring, and community service. He has served as Chief of Medicine and Chief of Staff at Century City Hospital, on voluntary faculty at both the UCLA and USC Schools of Medicine, and is  a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP).

 

Dr. Gindi is known as a unique, multi-faceted practitioner, who integrates a range of approaches from both Western and Eastern medicine to deliver state-of-the-art care. He directs one of the largest in-office laboratories in Los Angeles and maintains certification for radiology supervision by the American Board of Radiation Safety. He has also pioneered new methods for integrating acupuncture, Western European herbal medicine, and other alternative therapies into his practice.

 

 

Dr. Gindi is the founder of B.E.N.E.fit, a comprehensive cardiovascular risk reduction program that has been replicated across the country, which integrates nutrition counseling, hands-on fitness instruction, mindful thinking strategies, and gourmet food delivery to help his patients live longer, healthier lives.

 

Dr. Gindi is actively involved in a range of professional and charitable organizations. He is the medical director of the Los Angeles Retarded Citizen's Foundation (L.A.R.C.), and previously sat on the boards of the Century City Hospital Board of Governors and The John Thomas Dye School Board.

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles, AB

[Individually designed major]

1975 Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa

University of California, San Francisco, M.D.

Veterans Hospital Los Angeles

Internship and Residency Internal Medicine

 

CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Internal Medicine

Maintenance of Certification

American Board of Radiation Safety

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture Fellow American College of Physicians

 

PAST AND PRESENT TEACHING AFFILIATIONS

Veteran’s Hospital Los Angeles

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Keck School of Medicine

University of Southern California

 

AWARDS

Cedars Sinai Distinguished Physician Award

30 Years of Service

Best Doctors The Hollywood Reporter

Super Doctors

Top US Doctors US News and World Report

Top 10 Doctor

Patient Choice Rated and Awarded by Patients

International Association of Internists

Circle of Friends, Cedars Sinai Medical Center