Daina Danovitch MD

Daina Danovitch, MD

Family Medicine and Geriatrics

Accepting New Patients

About Daina Danovitch, MD

It was a natural choice for American Board of Family Medicine certified Daina A. Danovitch, MD, to go into medicine. After all, she had two heroes growing up that helped light the path for her. Her grandmother was a general practitioner and her mother is a pediatrician, making her a third-generation female physician.  

Dr. Danovitch grew up helping both her mother and grandmother in their offices and going on rounds in the hospital with them. Her close relationship with her grandmother influenced her choice to specialize in geriatrics, in addition to family medicine.  

Dr. Danovitch earned her medical degree from the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine in Los Angeles, and she completed her internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. She went on to complete her fellowship in the UCLA VA Geriatric Fellowship Program in Los Angeles.  

What Dr. Danovitch loves most about her life as a physician is getting to know her patients, helping them to achieve their medical goals, and learning from their life experiences.  

Her favorite vacation is going home to Chicago where she grew up, spending time with her parents and five siblings. In her spare time, when not on vacation, Dr. Danovitch likes to hike, especially the Westridge trail in the Santa Monica Mountains. She also enjoys cooking, and she is making a point of incorporating more of the healthy and delicious Mediterranean diet into family meals. Her signature dish is teriyaki salmon steamed in foil and served with sesame cabbage — a healthy dish her kids love. 

Dr Danovitch is the best physician I have ever had. She is excellent with interpreting test results, Rx, and supplements, excellent results from her knowledge and understanding of chemistry and its relationship with the patient’s body chemistry.

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Locations

2701 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 118,
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Education

Medical School
UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Internship
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Residency
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship
UCLA VA Geriatric Fellowship Program, Los Angeles, CA

Reviews

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  • 4.6
  • 137 Reviews
  • 40 Comments
  • 5
03/19/2022

I actually look forward to seeing Dr.Danovitch, because I know she will have all the right answers and take good care of me!

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  • 5
03/15/2022

Dr. Danovitch is a fantastic doctor!! I'm very grateful she's my primary doctor

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  • 5
03/08/2022

She is always professional and encouraging. Always kind

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  • 5
02/27/2022

I am very happy with Dr. Danovitch. She reads my chart at every visit and follows up on earlier issues. She pays close attention to my discussion of current issues, discusses options and, when appropriate, refers me to a specialist or for tests that are not performed in her office.

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  • 5
02/22/2022

Dr. Danovitch is a thorough, competent and affable family doctor. Our whole family depends on her for our medical care.

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  • 4.21
02/22/2022

My experience went really well. The doctor was patient & informative. I got my test results pretty quickly. The office was clean & I felt safe. I was able to get another appointment soon also. Thank you.

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  • 5
02/21/2022

Dr. Daina Danovitch is an excellent doctor. I recommend her to everyone I know

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  • 5
02/21/2022

This was my first visit, and I was very happy with my choice of doctor. She is respectful, caring, and listens well. Her staff is also excellent.

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  • 5
02/14/2022

Dr Danovitch always goes over and above excellent care

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