Roddy Sooferian, M.D., is a hospital doctor (hospitalist) at the Saint John’s Health Center. His primary focus is providing high quality, patient-centered care. He believes that the physician-patient relationship is based on getting to know your patient’s individual needs. This relationship is critical in coming up with the best treatment plan for each unique person. He believes that it is important to involve patients in all aspects of their care. Being hospitalized may be a very difficult time for patients and their families. Therefore, Dr. Sooferian feels that open communication is crucial in keeping patients informed and improving their overall experience in such trying situations.
Dr. Sooferian earned his bachelors of science from UCLA and his M.D. from the Technion-Israel of Technology, Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency at Kern Medical Center in 2002. He is board certified in internal medicine.
Technion-Israel Institute Of Technology Faculty Of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA