Lara T. Kose, MD, MS
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Lara T. Kose, MD, MS

  • Internal Medicine
Average rating: 4.9
| 295 ratings
Encino Primary Care | 15503 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 350, Encino, CA 91436


Dr. Lara Kose is a general internal medicine physician who practices in Encino. She provides comprehensive care to her patients, and her clinical interests include preventive care, heart disease and diabetes. She is fluent in Armenian.

Dr. Kose received her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She then completed her internal medicine internship and residency at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Master of Science degree from the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Kose was raised in LA’s San Fernando Valley, where she is happy to be practicing medicine. When she's not working, Dr. Kose enjoys spending time with her husband and her daughter, traveling, hiking, cooking, and live music.


English, Armenian


Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2020


Internal Medicine, Huntington Memorial Hospital, 2020


MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2017
MS, University of California, San Diego, 2011


  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2023, 2024


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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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars 2023, 2024