Julio Meza, MD

Julio Meza, MD

Addiction Medicine
Primary Location
Family Health Center
1920 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90404


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Dr. Julio Meza is an Addiction and Family Medicine Physician at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a Psychiatry in Primary Care Certified Physician at UC Irvine.

Dr. Meza was born and raised in El Salvador. He graduated Cum Laude from Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador. After graduating from medical school, he was accepted into a surgical residency and completed an internship at the Hospital Militar Central in El Salvador. He left El Salvador to pursue his dream of becoming a U.S. licensed family physician.

While in Los Angeles, Dr. Meza worked as a medical assistant instructor and program director, training students to work in the areas of San Fernando, North Hollywood and Los Angeles then joined UCLA and completed his residency in Family Medicine and also Fellowship in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Meza enjoys working with patients from all backgrounds and provides non judgmental compassionate care.


Medical Board Certification

Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 2018


UCLA School of Medicine, 2019


UCLA School of Medicine, 2018


Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador, 2006


Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador, MD, 2007

Hospital Affiliations

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


  • MERF Scholar Sep 2018 issued by California Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher Award 2018
  • UCLA Family Medicine Department