Gayle Cekada, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to continue to provide excellent and compassionate medical care. The Doctor-Patient relationship is very important to me. My philosophy is to put patients first and to take the time to give personal attention in order to achieve optimal health.

Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Bachelor of Science, Geological Sciences 1989
Outstanding Senior Award, Department of Geological Sciences 1989
W. Norris Award, Field Geology 1988
Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Doctorate of Medicine 1994
American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Award of Excellence 1994
Ciba-Giegy Award for Outstanding Community Service 1993
Internship
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO
Internal Medicine 1994-1995
Residency
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO
Internal Medicine 1995-1997

Licensure

California

Interests

Professional
- Preventive and wellness care, weight management, nutrition, exercise guidance and geriatric medicine
Personal
- My two beautiful children and loving husband. Hiking, cycling, walks on the beach with my dogs. I strongly support the Hearst Cancer Resource Center, a center created by my husband to support those facing cancer 

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Bob

    Hi Dr. Cekada, I just wanted to send a note to let you know how much I appreciate you always being available to help me when I nee...

  • Member: Howard

    I always thought that I had excellent doctors during the 70+years I lived in Los Angeles and had some concern on my move to San Lu...

  • Member: Laurie

    It is wonderful knowing I have not only a great doctor but an Advocate and an interested person overseeing my and my husband's hea...

  • Member: Verna

    I feel very fortunate to have Dr.Cekada as my physician. She is a very good listener, is caring, knowledgeable.and responsive to ...