Alfonso L. Brigham, M.D.

Languages: Spanish, English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Brigham was born and raised in Los Angeles and became interested in treating and preventing life threatening diseases while an undergraduate at CSULA. He has five years of post medical school residency and fellowship training and more than twenty years of clinical practice experience. His fellowship in Gastroenterology and Nutrition gives him a unique experience and knowledge in proactive prevention of diseases. Dr. Brigham is committed to helping his patients achieve their optimal lifestyle to prevent major illnesses. He is a strong advocate of promoting good health and participates in a multitude of sporting activities. He also enjoys researching new breakthroughs in preventive nutritional therapies with his wife Ramona; a trained nutritionist. Dr. Brigham has been married for more than 25 years and has two sons.
Education
Institution
Type
University Of California Irvine College Of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Medical School
Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, CA
Internship
Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, CA
Residency
Martin Luther King-Drew Harbor Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehab. Center Downey, CA
Fellowship
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross California Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Shield of CA 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA HMO Plan
  • Care 1st HMO Blue Cross
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Coventry Integrated Network PPO
  • Health Net Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • LA Care Covered CA HMO
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons Secure/UHC HMO
  • United Healthcare EPO
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare POS
  • United Healthcare PPO
Clinical Interests
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Nutrition
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Injury
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.7 out of 5 (110 Ratings, 45 Comments)


90

03/23/2018
Dr. Brigham is one of the few primary care physicians who is an internist and a gerontologist. As such, he is uniquely qualified to assess my health and health care needs.
100

03/21/2018
Excellent, caring doctor.
100

03/07/2018
The Providers and Team are Great!! and humble people.
100

02/23/2018
it is always a pleasure to visit with the office of Dr. Brigham. everyone is very courteous and professional.
100

02/21/2018
wait time could be shorter some times
0

02/21/2018
I did not appreciate having to wait over an hour to see my provider but I had an appointment
100

02/14/2018
I always receive great service from Dr.Brigham and his Staff.
100

02/06/2018
All my experiences have been good wait is a little long.
100

01/24/2018
DR. BRIGHAM ALWAYS TAKE HIS TIME TO EXPLAIN, AND GO THAT EXTRA MILE TO MAKE SURE ALL IS UNDERSTOOD. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK DR.
100

01/17/2018
He is wonderful, excellent, and very cary. His presence and the way he explains can easily remove sickness and stress out of the person.
100

01/16/2018
Dr. Brigham is a very good doctor
80

01/15/2018
I very sad cause I waited to see the doctor about almost two hours.... my appointment was at 2 pm and I arrived at 1:45pm by the time the doctor saw me was 4:30. very unsatisfactory
0

01/08/2018
my appointment was at 9am and I was fasting for my blood work and I didn't see the nurse until about 45 minutes/an hour AFTER my appointment time and there were no apologies for the weight time. then after just getting a few anthropometric measures done it took another long block of time before I saw the Dr. and by the time I saw him it was around 10:45 and still no apologies for the long wait/ no explanation for the long wait. [...] I do not like that the Dr relies solely on the results of a BMI equation from one method of weighing to tell me that I'm unhealthy, when in fact there is more to human health than ones weight/BMI. body composition wasn't even taken into account and he was talking to me like I didn't know what a [...] food group was so please have him look in to being more educated on that topic. other than that I will not be coming back to this office. this is the second time I've had to wait an unreasonably long amount of time to wait. [...] to say the least I'm extremely disappointed with pretty much everything. also the front desk staff are more polite over the phone than in person, the should work on that as well.
100

01/03/2018
easy to get an appointment
100

01/03/2018
Dr. Brigham is an EXCELLENT provider! The team is awesome...
70

12/11/2017
I think Dr. Brigham is a good Doctor [...]
100

12/07/2017
My Doctor help find a replcement medication that was discontinue. I took some trials but he found one that worked. I alway have a good experience with my doctor and his staff. They're all excellent.
100

11/29/2017
has been my primary provider for 20 years. I am very happy with the care I have especially with 11 years of type 2 diabetes control.
80

11/06/2017
I have good experiences. my dr. is very respectful and [...], the nurse, is excelente. I'm happy with them
50

10/23/2017
I just feel that for each concern that I have I must make another appointment, I work and I just can't keep taking time off. I know that the doctors are on a time limit with each patient and maybe this is not fair for all concern and the amount of patients that the doctors can see a day must be cut back????,but then we must wait longer to see a doctor!!! what is the solution???
100

10/18/2017
Dr. Brigham is an excellent physician.
100

10/17/2017
They treat you like family and you feel a very comfortable atmosphere while you present.
100

10/13/2017
Dr. Brigham and his Assistant [...] are the BEST!!!
100

10/11/2017
totaly relax with my doctor he takes the time,listen,and explaining what i need to do.
100

10/04/2017
Always a good experience when I go. Dr. Brigham and his team [...] are EXCELLENT!!! They are very attentive and will help out in every way possible!
100

09/11/2017
I have been visiting Dr. Brigham for about 12-15 years now and I have had a very positive experience visiting him.
100

09/06/2017
Dr Brigham is a very caring and compassionate doctor. he is the best. my whole family loves him.
100

09/02/2017
Twice I was directed to call 855-359-6323 for an authorization and both times was told authorization had to come from Dr Brigham which I knew. After third attempt I spoke to receptionist who was able to send a message and finally I was able to make an appointment with the opthamologist at Dr [...]s office. It was better when you could reach Dr Brigham by calling directly to his office instead of getting the run around from thr front desk, but I do believe they thought they were giving me the right information as they were courteous.
100

08/30/2017
Dr. Brigham's care is always a good experience.
100

08/28/2017
Dr. Alfonso Brigham and his staff are very polite and efficient. [...]
70

08/23/2017
Dr. Brigham was focused on completing my [...] Wellness visit, not any health problems I might have. I thought I would be receiving a complete annual physical. Maybe next time/year.
100

08/17/2017
the Dr was excellent.. he provided the best experience for me and he took the time to listen to my concerns and actually try to help me with my health.
100

08/10/2017
Dr. Brigham and his staff show the kind of care and respect needed...they listen and reply with direct answers to any questions I may have.
100

08/09/2017
1. I never knew you guys moved locations. I showed up to the old building which caused me to miss my initial appointment. you need to make sure patients know you have moved. start texting notifications as Dr Brigham suggested. excellent idea!2. I waited fifty minutes to see my physician, that a little excessive when one has an appointment. 3. Dr Brigham takes great pride in his patients and his good vibes rub off on his patients.
100

08/02/2017
Spends time in addresses all your issues.
100

07/19/2017
Outstanding services.
100

07/19/2017
dr.brigham always listened to me and tells me what to do to help me with any questions about improving my medical condition
100

06/19/2017
Dr.Brigham is an excellent practitioner, and his medical assistant [...] is absolutely amazing.
90

06/12/2017
always courteous.
100

06/06/2017
I love the way Dr Bringham listens to my concerns and is very active in giving his professional advice on both my physical and mental health.
100

05/24/2017
Dr. Brigham is caring and and excellent Doctor.
100

05/11/2017
Always have been great outstanding. I love my doctor.
100

05/08/2017
I'm satisfied with both the care and concern I receive from Dr. Brigham.
100

05/04/2017
receiving treatment for prostate cancer, all the personnel I have encountered have been wonderful.
100

04/30/2017
Great doctor.
 
12618 Hawthorne Boulevard
Hawthorne, CA 90250
(310) 263-5771
PMI Hawthorne Primary Care
11633 Hawthorne Boulevard Suite 410
Hawthorne, CA 90250