Neil S. Wenger, MD, MPH

Neil S. Wenger, MD, MPH

  • Internal Medicine
Average rating: 5.0
| 128 ratings
 
Westwood Internal Medicine 200 | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 420, Los Angeles, CA 90095

About

Neil S. Wenger is Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research at the University of California, Los Angeles and a practicing general internist with an interest in patients with complex illness. He also directs the UCLA Health System Ethics Center and leads the Advance Care Planning and Services initiative. At RAND, he is a senior scientist and has directed the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE) project. Dr. Wenger's current efforts focus on building health system-level advance care planning structures and on measuring and improving the quality of care for vulnerable older persons. Dr. Wenger's educational efforts focus on training physician fellows in health services and primary care research, training resident physicians in primary care general internal medicine, and teaching clinical ethics. He directs the HRSA-funded National Research Service Award Primary Care Research Fellowship in the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCLA. Wenger received his MD from the UCLA School of Medicine and his MPH from the UCLA School of Public Health.

Languages

English, Spanish

Education

Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1987

Fellowship

Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1989

Residencies

Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1990
Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1987

Internship

Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1985

Degrees

MPH, UCLA School of Public Health, 1989
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 1984

Recognitions

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Videos

Advanced Directives: Planning Ahead

Insurance

  • 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)
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare

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Recognitions

  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018