Michael J. Albertson, MD

Michael J. Albertson, MD

Primary Location
Westlake Village Primary & Specialty Care
1250 La Venta Drive
Suite 211
Westlake Village, California 91361


Dr. Albertson specializes in general gastroenterology. He has extensive experience in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and biliary tract intervention, and is well versed in the area of inflammatory bowel disease and hepatology.

Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Albertson earned his medical degree at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He did a straight medicine internship, his residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in gastroenterology at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He returned to Keck School of Medicine as the director of Student Health and as a clinical instructor of gastroenterology. His medical career also includes work as a gastroenterologist at Southern California Digestive Disease Consultants and Valley Gastroenterology Associates, both in Burbank, California. Immediately before coming to UCLA, he served as assistant professor of medicine and gastroenterology at State University of New York (SUNY)/Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn.

He has served on numerous committees, including the Gastroenterology Committee and the Patient Care Committee, both of which he was chairman, at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, where he also received a compassion award. Dr. Albertson supports professional organizations such as the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Physicians. He was elected as a Super Doctor Southern California in 2022 and 2018 and Top Gastroenterologist 2021.


Medical Board Certifications

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1977
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1975


LAC + USC Medical Center, 1976


LAC + USC Medical Center, 1975


LAC + USC Medical Center, 1972


Abnormal Pancreaticobiliary Imaging
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity


  • Super Doctors® Southern California - 2022, 2018
  • Top Gastroenterologist 2021