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Message from the President & CEO

Cástulo de la Rocha, J.D.Welcome to AltaMed!

AltaMed is proud to deliver access to the highest quality, comprehensive health and human services to medically underserved communities in Southern California. As a non-profit organization with a Federally Qualified Health Center designation, we operate in Los Angeles and Orange County areas where the ratio of doctors to the population is as high as 1 to 10,000.

At AltaMed, our patients always come first. Our medical model is designed to deliver patient-centered care through an integrated delivery system for the whole family. And our patients are more than just users of services; they are part of AltaMed’s governance structure. More than fifty-one percent of our Board of Directors is made up of current AltaMed patients.

And rest assured that our commitment to quality drives our practice every single day. AltaMed enjoys accreditation by the Joint Commission. Our top-rated facilities are staffed by dedicated and caring health care professionals committed to providing you with the highest quality care.

We encourage you to get acquainted with AltaMed’s full array of programs and services — our primary care, dental care, senior programs, specialty services and much more. We know you’ll feel right at home at AltaMed.

Welcome to the AltaMed family. We look forward to your visit! 

Cástulo de la Rocha, J.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer