Gregor Paronian, MD, an Internist with Southern California Internists Medical Group

Get to know Internist Dr. Gregor Paronian, who serves patients in Pasadena, California.

An experienced internist, Dr. Paronian works with patients at Southern California Internists Medical Group, which is affiliated with Optum Care.

Optum Care is a family of more than 53,000 doctors and 1,450 neighborhood clinics across the country. They work together to help over 19 million people live healthier lives — in-person or virtually.  

Described by patients as knowledgeable, insightful, and kind, Dr. Paronian became a doctor because he enjoys caring for people and believes that each of his patients is unique and important. He makes sure to involve each of his patients in his or her care, and emphasizes patient education.

With a broad educational background, he earned his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University in 2007. He then completed his internship and residency through the USC Keck School of Medicine at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena in 2008 and 2011, respectively. 

As a testament to his success, he is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.

Repeatedly chosen as a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine, Dr. Paronian has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2015), and On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2015).

In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer and basketball, sailing, and spending time with family and friends. In addition to English, he is fluent in Spanish and Armenian.

Learn More about Dr. Gregor Paronian:
Through his findatopdoc profile, or through Optum Care,

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