Vivy T. Cusumano, MD
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Vivy T. Cusumano, MD

  • Gastroenterology
Average rating: 4.9
| 39 ratings
Santa Monica Digestive Diseases | 1223 16th Street, Suite 3100, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Cusumano graduated with honors from University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She earned her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and then completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at UCLA. She served as chief gastroenterology fellow at UCLA and was awarded the Compassionate Care Award, which honors the graduating fellow who demonstrates exceptional humanistic qualities in caring for their patients. Dr. Cusumano’s primary research interests include inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer screening.  

Dr. Cusumano specializes in general gastroenterology with clinical interests that include inflammatory bowel disease, functional bowel disorders/disorders of brain-gut interaction, esophageal and gastric disorders, gastroesophageal reflux, colorectal disorders, and colonoscopy and endoscopy. She is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Cusumano is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine.




Medical Board Certifications

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2023
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2020


Gastroenterology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, 2023


Internal Medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, 2020


MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2017

Hospital Affiliations

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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  • 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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