Brent J. Michael, MD

Primary Care Physician located in Santa Monica, CA

Dr. Brent Michael is a leading family doctor who graduated from UCLA - Santa Monica Residency, where he now works as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Family Medicine Department. He recently celebrated his 12th year of private practice serving patients throughout the Santa Monica, CA, area, providing top-quality medical care to patients in a practice designed for patient comfort. As a skilled and experienced family practitioner, Dr. Michael is dedicated to providing every patient with the one-on-one attention needed to ensure the best, most effective care for optimal results and maximum peace of mind.

At his centrally-located practice, Dr. Michael offers PPO and Medicare patients a convenient "one-stop-shop" of health services, including, but not limited to:

  • annual physicals

  • preoperative physicals

  • cardiovascular disease prevention

  • cancer prevention and screening

  • diabetes screening and prevention

  • bone density screening

  • ultrasound
  • urgent care services

  • ekg
  • on-site laboratory testing and evaluation

  • bone scanning

In addition to his private practice services, Dr. Michael offers a concierge service focused on physical, emotional and spiritual care for the whole patient, including those with busy schedules or who otherwise are unable to visit during normal office hours.

Dr. Michael maintains professional memberships and affiliations with several leading medical associations, including the American Medical Association, the American Association of Family Physicians, the California Medical Association and the Los Angeles County Medical Association. He has also sat on the boards of the Santa Monica Chapter of the Red Cross and also the Family Medicine Board of UCLA - Santa Monica.

After completing his bachelor of science degrees in both biology and human and natural ecology at Emory University, Dr. Michael earned his M.D. at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, followed by a family medicine internship at University of Miami and a residency in family medicine at University of California–Los Angeles (UCLA) at Santa Monica. Now, as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Family Medicine Dept. at UCLA , Dr. Michael has medical students at Common Ground, the Venice Family Clinic, and the Downtown LA Homeless Clinic.

Dr. Michael has earned numerous awards, including honors in pharmacology and surgery, awards of excellence in family practice areas of clinical performance, noncognitive behaviors, clinical reasoning and obstetrics and gynecology. In addition, he holds a license for detoxification from the American Association of Psychiatry. 

Dr. Michael is committed to continuing medical education and has completed extensive study in multiple clinical areas, including pain management and palliative care, opioid dependence treatment and advanced diagnostic imaging techniques. His extensive medical background and training coupled with his compassionate approach to care have earned him the respect of his peers and his patients alike.

As a former competitive college swimmer at Emory University, Dr. Michael continues to swim as a past time. When he is not working or in the water, Dr. Michael loves spending time with his beloved dog Titus.

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Brent J. Michael, MD

Dr. Brent Michael is a leading family doctor who graduated from UCLA - Santa Monica Residency, where he now works as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Family Medicine Department. He recently celebrated his 12th year of private practice serving patients throughout the Santa Monica, CA, area, providing top-quality medical care to patients in a practice designed for patient comfort. As a skilled and experienced family practitioner, Dr. Michael is dedicated to providing every patient with the one-on-one attention needed to ensure the best, most effective care for optimal results and maximum peace of mind.

At his centrally-located practice, Dr. Michael offers PPO and Medicare patients a convenient "one-stop-shop" of health services, including, but not limited to:

  • annual physicals

  • preoperative physicals

  • cardiovascular disease prevention

  • cancer prevention and screening

  • diabetes screening and prevention

  • bone density screening

  • ultrasound
  • urgent care services

  • ekg
  • on-site laboratory testing and evaluation

  • bone scanning

In addition to his private practice services, Dr. Michael offers a concierge service focused on physical, emotional and spiritual care for the whole patient, including those with busy schedules or who otherwise are unable to visit during normal office hours.

Dr. Michael maintains professional memberships and affiliations with several leading medical associations, including the American Medical Association, the American Association of Family Physicians, the California Medical Association and the Los Angeles County Medical Association. He has also sat on the boards of the Santa Monica Chapter of the Red Cross and also the Family Medicine Board of UCLA - Santa Monica.

After completing his bachelor of science degrees in both biology and human and natural ecology at Emory University, Dr. Michael earned his M.D. at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, followed by a family medicine internship at University of Miami and a residency in family medicine at University of California–Los Angeles (UCLA) at Santa Monica. Now, as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Family Medicine Dept. at UCLA , Dr. Michael has medical students at Common Ground, the Venice Family Clinic, and the Downtown LA Homeless Clinic.

Dr. Michael has earned numerous awards, including honors in pharmacology and surgery, awards of excellence in family practice areas of clinical performance, noncognitive behaviors, clinical reasoning and obstetrics and gynecology. In addition, he holds a license for detoxification from the American Association of Psychiatry. 

Dr. Michael is committed to continuing medical education and has completed extensive study in multiple clinical areas, including pain management and palliative care, opioid dependence treatment and advanced diagnostic imaging techniques. His extensive medical background and training coupled with his compassionate approach to care have earned him the respect of his peers and his patients alike.

As a former competitive college swimmer at Emory University, Dr. Michael continues to swim as a past time. When he is not working or in the water, Dr. Michael loves spending time with his beloved dog Titus.


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What we offer

Services

Concierge Care

Dr. Michael offers concierge service which is individualized to address the disease process from a spiritual, biological, and psychological perspective. With care plans ranging from telemedicine to 24/7 house call access, Dr. Michael aims to meet the unique needs of each concierge patient in order to achieve both short term and long term health goals.

The concierge service is perfect for elderly patients who are unable to travel to the office or patients that have limited time in their schedules for office visits and need frequent medical care. Dr. Michael is extremely hands on with patients both in and out of the office, offering communication via phone call, text message, and email, and coordinating nursing teams to ensure the best individualized care plan. 

Dr. Michael provides multiple tiers of P-3 (Personalized Private Physicians) service depending on the needs of the patient. One level ($5,000 dollars annually per family member) includes phone support and same day appointments. The other level ($15,000 annually per family member) includes 24/7 emergency house calls and on-call access to Dr. Michael's cell phone. Dr. Michael cares deeply about each patient, and in order to ensure the highest quality 1-on-1 care, the congierge practice is limited to 100 patients.

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Education

Emory Universirty

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a Co-Major in Human and Natural Ecology
  • Minor in German Opera 

Southern Illinois University of Medicine 

  • Medical School

Univeristy of Miami

  • Family Medicine Internship

University of California, Los Angeles

  • Family Medicine Residency
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Affiliations and Awards

HOSPITAL AND ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS 

Providence Saint John's Health Center

UCLA | Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine - Teaches at Common Ground in the area of Addiction and Harm Reduction


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Suboxone Provider through the (APAA)

American Association of Family Physician

American Medical Association 

California Medical Association 

Los Angeles County Medical Association


PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATIONS

American Red Cross of Santa Monica | Board Member


AWARDS

Vitals.com

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Geriatric Care

As a Family Practice Physician, Dr. Michael is trained in Geriatric Care and understands those patients' special needs; like recognizing and treating different types of Dementia and their causes and addressing Depression that requires different treatment than in any other demographic patient population.

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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

Our office accepts most PPO insurance, as well as Medicare and cash.  We do not accept any HMO insurance.

AARP
Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Blue Shield of California
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Independence Blue Cross
UnitedHealthcare
Location
Brent J. Michael, MD
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 1260W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 310-829-7777
Fax: 310-829-9951
Office Hours

Get in touch

brentsbilling@yahoo.com
310-829-7777

Brent Michael, MD
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 1260W
Santa Monica, CA 90404