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Avi Hettena, MD, QME

Internal Medicine

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Avi Hettena, MD, QME is a licensed Internist who is available for PQMEs, AMEs or Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) at several locations throughout California.

DR. Hettena BIO:

Avi Hettena, MD, received a Bachelor’s degree in physics from Yale College and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in surgery at University of Minnesota, where he also was a research specialist in hematology-oncology. He completed residency in internal medicine at University of Wisconsin and his fellowship in nephrology at University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Hettena was a full-time clinal instructor at UCSF and currently runs a private practice internal medicine and nephrology. He has held teaching positions at California Pacific Medical Center, Mount Zion Medical Center and Adirondack Medical Center. Dr. Hettena has experience as an expert witness in nephrology and internal medicine cases. He understands and values the thoroughness, precision and rigor required of a qualified medical examiner.