Michael D. Roth

Michael D. Roth, MD

Primary Location
Pulmonary Function Lab
200 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095


Michael D. Roth, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and a member of the Interdepartmental Program in Molecular Toxicology.

Dr. Roth graduated with Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors in Biological Sciences from U.C. Irvine in 1979 and completed his M.D. at the UCLA School of Medicine in 1983, graduating with AOA honors. He also completed his specialty training at UCLA Medical Center with Board-certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care.

Dr. Roth teaches at the Medical School and is actively involved in medical research, recognized nationally for his work in the fields of cancer research, immunology, emphysema, and the toxicology of inhaled substance abuse. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Association for Immunologists, the American Society on Neuroimmune Pharmacology, the International Cannabinoid Research Society, the Jonsson Cancer Center/UCLA, and other distinguished medical and research organizations.

In addition to research and teaching, Dr. Roth sees patients with Pulmonary and Critical Care conditions in the UCLA Medical Center and in the outpatient Lung Center clinic.


Medical Board Certifications

Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1988
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1986


UCLA School of Medicine, 1989


UCLA School of Medicine, 1986


UCLA School of Medicine, 1984


UCLA School of Medicine, MD, 1983

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Immunomodulatory Effects of Cannabis