Daniel Wohlgelernter, M.D.
Dr. Wohlgelernter earned his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine, as well as a fourth year as chief medical resident, at the Yale Medical Center.
He trained in cardiology at Yale, and served on the Yale medical school faculty for two years before joining the UCLA faculty in 1985. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease). He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Wohlgelernter has authored numerous medical journal articles and textbook chapters on a variety of topics pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. His special interests include preventive cardiology, management of lipid disorders and hypertension, and noninvasive management of arrhythmias.
Dr. Wohlgelernter was a recipient of The Thomas L. Stern, M.D. prize for excellence in teaching, awarded by the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program. He was listed as a member of Southern California Super Doctors from 2010 to 2016 as featured in Los Angeles Magazine. He was named one of US News and World Report's 'Top Doctors' in September 2012 and was named one of California's Top Doctors from 2015 to 2019 in Los Angeles magazine. Dr. Wohlgelernter has also appeared on The Discovery Channel as a cardiology commentator.
Dr. Wohlgelernter offers a concierge program that allows him to provide in-depth medical services and extra time for his patients. As your concierge doctor, Dr. Wohlgelernter will serve not only as your cardiologist, but also as a motivator and trusted counselor, to help you build a heart-healthy lifestyle. Dr. Wohlgelernter’s approach is based on the concept that healing is a partnership with the patient, who is cared for as a whole person. Patients receive all the care they need and none that they do not.
I have offered a Concierge Choice for the last four years. Here is a sampling of comments from members.
"Dr. Dan is extremely thorough and I know how much he cares about every patient. I feel so lucky that he is my doctor.”
"I am very happy the program is available. Dr. Dan patiently explained and answered all my questions. He even did additional research to answer my complex questions. I am very happy with his excellent patient care.”
"I’ve been extremely happy with the concierge program. Dr. Dan remains a constant, caring professional. He is thorough, empathetic and confidence building. I have only exemplary comments about the program.”
"I can’t tell you how much I appreciate the concierge member program!
"Dr. Wohlgelernter and his staff are very professional and knowledgeable, but also warm and friendly so you feel comfortable and relaxed in their presence. He is very positive in his evaluations of test results which motivates you to continue to follow his guidance and recommendations.
"Dr. Wohlgelernter is amazing and professional.”
"We cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Dan. We have had the pleasure of knowing him for 24 years and he has been a wonderful advocate and excellent physicians.”
"Dr. W is the absolute best! This service is magnificent and I am fully satisfied with its benefits.”
"Dr. Dan is absolutely first class in all respect. I really value him.”
"Splendid plan. Reasonable price. Outstanding physician.”