Lawrence D. Dardick, MD

  • Family Medicine
Average rating: 5.0
15th Street Plaza Family Medicine & Internal Medicine | 1260 15th Street, Suite 1502, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Professional/Academic Appointment: Clinical Associate Professor, UCLA School of Medicine.

Other Training & Special Interests: Member, American academy of Family Physicians.
Medical Board of California Expert Medical Reviewer.

Specializes in: Family Medicine, Medical Informatics, Genetic Testing

Personal Interests: Computers and athletics.

Dr. Dardick is a board-certified family medicine physician. He provides preventive and acute healthcare services for family members of all ages. Dr. Dardick also has special interests in the genetics of cancer and medical informatics. His goal is to combine wisdom, experience and evidence-based medicine to provide patients with high-quality healthcare and personalized medicine.




Medical Board Certifications

Clinical Informatics, American Board of Preventive Medicine, 2017
Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, 1984


Family Practice, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 1984


Family Practice, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 1982


MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1981


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus


Meet Lawrence D. Dardick, MD



  1. Medical Software Reviews GoToMyPC March 2004 (
  2. Medical Software Reviews Gray's Anatomy December 2002 (
  3. Medical Software Reviews Website Article: Medical Websites May 2002 (
  4. Medical Software Reviews Asthma October 2001
  5. Medical Software Reviews Colposcopy April 2000
  6. Medical Software Reviews Merriam-Webster's Medical Audio Dictionary October 1999
  7. California Family Physician Finding Resources on the Web. Autumn 1998
  8. Family Physician: Human Insulin July 1984
  9. 1983 Military Medicine: Metastatic Neoplasm Presenting as Primary Cancer of the Breast: Two Cases With a Summary of Recent Literature (Awarded UCLA Jimmy H. Hara Scholar Award)
  10. 1980 Annals of Internal Medicine: Academia and The Clinic-- Openness between gay persons and health professionals. 93 (Part I): 115-119.

Current Book: Churchill and Ghandi


  • 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 2022 - 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018


Overall Rating:
197 total ratings | 84 reviews
April 27, 2024
Took care of all my questions.
April 12, 2024
This was a follow-up appointment following an ER visit. It was very easy to schedule. I have seen Dr. Dardick for years now. He is always very thorough.
April 11, 2024
Dr. Dardick is a good listener
April 9, 2024
Very good doc, but maybe not as thorough as I would expect.
April 8, 2024
Friendly and informative.