David R. Zachary, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
Pasadena College
Pasadena, CA
Bachelor of Arts 1968
Medical School
Creighton University School of Medicine
Omaha, NE
Doctorate of Medicine 1972
Internship
Oakland Naval Regional Medical Center
Oakland, CA
1972-1973
Residency
Oakland Naval Regional Medical Center
Oakland, CA
Family Practice 1973-1975

Licensure

California Physicians and Surgeons

Professional Society Memberships

Member, American Academy of Family Physicians 1977-present
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians 1977-present
Member, California Chapter, AAFP 1977-present
Research Associates of Point Lorna Nazarene University
Sigma Phi Mu Scholastic Honor Society

Hospital Affiliations

Saddleback Medical Center, San Clemente Campus

Military Service

Navy Reserve, Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, U.S., Active Duty 1970-1979

Honors and Awards

Health Professions Scholarship 1970-1972
Meritorious Unit Commendation for providing medical care to returning POWs of Southeast Asia, NRMC, Oakland, CA 1975
Humanitarian Service Award for providing medical care to Vietnam Refugees, Camp Pendleton, CA 1975
Elected to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities 1968
Physicians Recognition Award from the AMA 1975 and 1978

Published Works

Websters New World Medical Dictionary, Contributing Author 2000
Medicinenet.com, Contributing Author

Interests

Fly fishing, hiking, reading

Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Charlotte

    Doctor David R. Zachary has been our family doctor for over 20 years. During that time we have relied on him to deal with many sma...

  • Member: Theresa

    My husband, Robert, has had very complicated medical issues in the last 3 years. Dr. Zachary has been there every step of the way...

  • Member: GARY

    I had been in serious pain off and on for a week. It took 5 minutes for Dr Zachary to diagnose my Diverticularitis, recommend a pr...