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Avi Hettena, MD, QME

Internal Medicine

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Dr. Avi Hettena, MD, QME is board-certified in Internal Medicine Physician and practices out of his office in Los Angeles, California. He is available for PQMEs, AMEs or Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) at several locations throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire.

DR. Hettena BIO:

Dr. Hettena received his Bachelors degree in Physics from Yale College and his Medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his Residency in Surgery at University of Minnesota, where he spent a year as a Research Specialist in Hematology-Oncology. His Residency in Internal Medicine was completed at University of Wisconsin and his Fellowship in Nephrology was done at University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Hettena was a full-time Clinal Instructor at UCSF and practiced Internal Medicine and Nephrology in San Francisco for a number of years before moving to Montreal and then Southern California. He has also had 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 medicine cases. He understands and values the thoroughness, precision and rigor required of a Qualified Medical Examiner.