Dr Bretsky

What Makes Us Better, Makes You Better.

Dr. Bretsky is an experienced, Board-certified Internist and primary care doctor located in Santa Monica, California.

About Dr. Bretsky

SOME FACTS ABOUT DR.BRETSKY -

Dr.Bretsky  is an experienced, Board-certified Internist and primary care doctor located in Santa Monica, California. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and has won numerous awards including the Irving Lasker award for best research from the USC Keck School of Medicine, and the prestigious Scholar-In-Training award from the American Association of Cancer Research.Dr.Bretsky was raised in the town of East Setauket on Long Island, New York. He frequently visited New York City, spent summers at his grandparents’ ranch in Texas, and as soon as he could carry a pack he became a field assistant for his dad, a Geology professor.

Our Blog

Dr. Bretsky’s postings on current events and the latest healthcare related news. Topics discussed include his perspective as a Primary Care clinician and Epidemiologist.

Our Newsletter

February 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to the February 2024 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care This month’s newsletter arrives just under the end of

January 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to the January 2024 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care We start the New Year with a recap of

December 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to the December 2023 Newsletter for Santa Monica Primary Care. In this issue, we will cover end-of-year tips and

Essays

3 August 2022 Essay: Everything You Wanted to Know About Monkeypox but Were Afraid to Ask

3 August 2022 Essay: Everything You Wanted to Know About Monkeypox but Were Afraid to Ask With the CDC now

COVID-19 and Me an Essay by Philip M. Bretsky, MD PhD

COVID-19 and Me an Essay by Philip M. Bretsky, MD PhD On the surface, I look like the perfect person

COVID-19

A Brief History

We’re taking extra steps to ensure your safety

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Bretsky and Santa Monica Primary Care provide a comprehensive range of services that put our patients on a path to optimize their overall health

Health Solutions / Expert Referral