Dr. Rafael Penunur

Dr. Rafael Penunuri

Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice:
July 1985 – December 2012

Dr. Rafael Penunuri is our full-time staff physician and has over 20 years of extensive experience in detoxification and general family practice.  He has been a trusted doctor in the Southern California medical community since 1985, and is board certified with the American Board of Family Practice since July 1985.  Dr. Penunuri is a graduate of UCLA School of Medicine.

Residency:June 1982 – June 1985 San Pedro Peninsula Hospital Family Practice Residency Program
1304 West Seventh Street
San Pedro, CA. 90732Medical School:

September 1978 – June 1982

UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA. 90024

Undergraduate Education:

September 1974 – June 1978

U.C.-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA. 93106

Work Experience:

October 10 1985 – Present

SUPERIOR FAMILY MEDICAL GROUP, INC.
1419 Superior Ave., Suite #1
Newport Beach, Ca. 92663

Duties:
Family Practice, Addiction Medicine, Urgent Care, Industrial Medicine,

June 1985 – October 1985

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Yvonne Burke Health Center
2509 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA.

Duties:
Family Planning, Gyne, Family Practice

Hospital Affiliations:

July 1986 – Present

HOAG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PRESBYTERIAN
301 Newport Blvd. Box Y
Newport Beach, CA. 92658-8912

January 1986 – 2001

COLLEGE HOSPITAL 301 Victoria St.
Costa Mesa, CA. 92627 1/86-2001

1992 – Present

WESTERN MEDICAL CENTER
1001 N. Tustin Street
Santa Ana, CA. 1992 to present

Memberships:

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PRACTICE

1740 W. 92nd Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64114
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ADDICTION MEDICINE
4601 North Park Avenue #101 Arcade Level
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

Professional Activities:

April 1995 – October 1996 -Chairman, Department of Family Medicine Hoag Hospital

April 1995 – October 1996 -Chairman, Chemical Dependencey Unit Committee Hoag Hospital

April 1995 – October 1996 -Chairman, Family Medicine Core Committee Hoag Hospital

January 1994 – March 1995 -Vice-Chairman, Department of Family Medicine Hoag Hospital

January 1994 – January 1995 -Member, Medical Executive Committee College Hospital

January 1994 – January 1995 -Member, Medical Continuous Quality Improvement/ Medical Records/and Utilization Review Committee College Hospital

January 1987 – Present Member, Department of Medicine Committee College Hospital

1986 – Present – FAA Airman Medical Examiner

2000 – Present -Medical Review Officer