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José Avalos, MD

Instructor

Dr. José Avalos is a Southern California Permanente Group physician who has supported the community through volunteer efforts such as providing services at free clinics and health fairs; serving as a leader in organized medicine for local, state, and national organizations; and serving on committees with Kaiser Permanente and local non-profit organizations. Dr. Avalos’ medical practice is based in Los Angeles, near where he grew up. He primarily treats underserved Latino patients dealing with complicated chronic disease.

Education and Training

  • BA, University of California, Berkeley
  • MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Internship, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Family Medicine Program
  • Residency, Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Family Medicine Program
  • Fellowship, Community Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Family Medicine Program
  • Fellowship, Faculty Development, White Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program

Year

Selected Prior Positions

2015-2018 Physician Ambassador
Sales and Marketing, Kaiser Permanente
2011-present Faculty
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Family Medicine Program
2014-present Language Concordance Champion
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
2015-present Member
Kaiser Permanente Legislative Affairs Committee
2016-present Member, Board of Directors
Adelante Young Alliance
2017-present Member of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Committee
Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine
2018-present Member, Board of Directors
AltaMed Health Services

Year

Selected Honors and Awards

2005-2006

Oliver Goldsmith MD Award
Kaiser Permanente

2007 Latino Medical Student Association Award
2009 Bristol-Myers Squibb Award
American Academy of Family Physicians
2013-2015 Best Doctors of LA Award (Family Medicine)
Los Angeles Magazine
2016 Kaiser Permanente Physician Exceptional Contribution Award
Kaiser Permanente