Dr. Ly is a dedicated Angeleno - born and raised between Whittier and San Marino here in Southern California. After completing a degree in Marine Biology at UCLA and being inspired by medical missions trips to orphanages abroad, he attended medical school at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu. There he confirmed his calling as a pediatrician, and returned to UCLA to finish his residency training. Dr. Ly joined UCLA Santa Monica Pediatrics in 2019. His professional interests include: parenting guidance, preventative care, evidence-based medicine, and student mentorship. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, rooting for the local teams (UCLA, Dodgers, Lakers), adventuring outdoors, and exploring the Los Angeles food scene with his wife and their puppy. Dr. Ly is also a long-time donor to the UCLA Blood & Platelet Center.