Dr. Kushner is a board certified family physician with a private practice in Long Beach, California for over twenty years. Her practice specializes in preventive medical care for the entire patient. Dr. Kushner is the past Alternate Delegate to the AAFP from the State of California. She was the first woman president of the Long Beach Medical Association. She has served as the chairperson for the AAFP Drugs and Devices Committee. Dr. Kushner is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine for the University of California at Irvine. She is also past faculty for the University of Southern California Physician Assistant Program. As a past California medical board reviewer, Dr. Kushner has helped educate family physicians on the newest medical therapies. Dr. Kushner devotes a significant portion of her time to teaching other doctors and has been a keynote speaker at the American Academy of Family Physicians. She has helped design the curriculums for the Hospice Foundation of America and the Samueli Center in Irvine. Dr. Kushner received both a bachelors and master’s degree from UCLA in Biology. She then went on to receive her MD degree from the University of California at Irvine. In addition, Dr. Kushner is trained in complementary medicine that includes supplements and homeopathy when appropriate.
Clinical Professor, UC Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA
Director, Kushner Wellness Center