Our Physicians

Before selecting a primary care physician, please call 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631) or the Manhattan Beach office at (310) 546-4599 to confirm the practice is open to new managed care patients. (HMO plans) Physician availability is subject to change.



David Austin, MD
David Austin, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Family Medicine

Dr. Austin earned his medical degree from University of Southern California and completed his Family Medicine residency at Santa Monica-UCLA. Dr. Austin is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and is an avid sports fan. He lives in the South Bay with his wife and four children. More »

Lucie Brining, MD
Lucie Brining, MD
Internal Medicine

Dr. Brining, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, where she was a member of the nationally recognized women’s soccer team. After college, she spent time in an oncology lab at UCSF before heading south to Los Angeles to attend USC’s Keck School of Medicine. More »

Thuy Tran, MD
Thuy Tran, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine

Dr. Tran earned her medical degree from Stanford University and completed her Internal Medicine residency at UCLA. Dr. Tran is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She is also the Director of the Global Health Force which a non-profit organization dedicated to delivering medical services and supplies to under-served areas of the world. More »