Denise A. Freese, MD

Denise A. Freese, MD

  • Family Medicine
Average rating: 4.9
Santa Monica Parkside Family Medicine | 2428 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 200, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Freese completed her undergraduate degree at University of Illinois, summa cum laude with a degree in Biology. She earned her Medical Degree and a Masters Degree in Public Health from UCLA, and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Santa Monica Hospital. Dr. Freese has been in practice at the Santa Monica Parkside office since completing her residency in 1995. She is the chairman of the Family Medicine Quality Assurance Committee at UCLA Santa Monica Orthopedic Hospital, and is a member of the Executive Medical Board of the Hospital. She is also on the attending staff of Saint John's Hospital. She enjoys taking care of patients of all ages.

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Medical Board Certification

Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 1995


Family Practice, Santa Monica-UCLA Family Practice, 1995


MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1992

Hospital Affiliations

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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Overall Rating:
203 total ratings | 100 reviews
May 28, 2024
Dr Freese is excellent.
May 24, 2024
She takes her time during our appointment; not rushing through, and is knowledgeable of my health history.
May 22, 2024
Amazing, so knowledgeable, kind, personable, professional She takes the time to go over everything and really looks at my individual needs. Been with her for over 30 years. I am so grateful for her
May 22, 2024
Very professional and courteous
May 20, 2024
She was attentive and listened to my needs and concerns.