Letitia T. Bridges, MD, MBA


Clinical Instructor

Clinical Science

Dr. Letitia T. Bridges is a partner physician in the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, where she is a General and Laparoscopic Surgeon and Physician Administrator. As an instructor and as a practicing physician, she enjoys working with clinicians to encourage innovation in healthcare delivery. Her areas of oversight and interest include geriatric medical and procedural platforms, complex care delivery systems, and interdepartmental care delivery alignment.

Faculty headshot of Letitia T. Bridges, MD, MBA

Education and Training

BS, Rice University
MD, Washington University School of Medicine
MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Postdoctoral training
Intern, Resident, and Chief Resident, Department of General Surgery, UCLA

Professional Positions

General and Laparoscopic Surgery
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center
Physician Co-Chair, Surgical Product Contracting
Kaiser Permanente
Area Medical Director and Chief of Staff
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills and West Ventura Medical Centers
Clinical Instructor, Clinical Science
Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

Honors and Awards

MAPPS Superstar
Southern California Permanente Medical Group
National Quality Award
2019, 2020

Scholarly Activities

Selected peer-reviewed research manuscripts
  • Bridges LT, O'Connell JB, Ko, CY. “Colorectal Cancer: Epidemiology and Health Services Research.” Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 2006 Jan;15(1):21-37. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2005.08.003.
  • Scott A, Shekherdimian S, Rouch JD, Sacks GD, Dawes AJ, Lui WY, Bridges LT, Heisler T, Crain SR, Cheung M-KW, Aboulian A. “Same Day Discharge in Laparoscopic Acute Non-Perforated Appendectomy.” J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Jan: 224(1):43-48.
  • Graff-Baker AN, Bridges LT, Chen Q, Faries MB, Said M. “Parathyroidectomy for patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Associations with Hypertension.” JAMA Surg 2019 Oct 9;155(1):32-39.