Dr. Galen has been a Board Certified physician in Internal Medicine for 20 years. He specializes in all primary care conditions, including diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension, as well as the basic ailments, such as colds, flues, and other infections He prides himself on personal attention to each and every patient. Dr. Galen has recently completed a term of the coveted Chief of Staff position at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he continues to round on his patients as the need arises. Prior to this position, he has also served as both the Chief of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Department of Medicine. He remains active on the Medical Executive Committee.
Amazing doctor. Always knows exactly what is wrong. He is knowledgeable on so many subjects. Dr. Galen is very confident, which is great to have in a doctor, as well as friendly and kind. Probably the best doctor I've ever had!
The best doctor I have ever seen. I am in my 40's and needed to find a doctor in my area. I had seen another doctor for 20 years. Dr. Galen is great, he takes his time to explain everything and makes you feel comfortable!
Providers using Kumba Health for their online scheduling believe price transparency enables their patients to make better informed decisions for their healthcare needs.
You have the option of paying direct and securing a prepay discount or using your insurance as you normally would.
Most Americans never reach their deductible so paying direct makes good financial sense.
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