Basem Fanous, MD, is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Fanous earned his medical degree Tanta University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. He completed his internship and residency at Charles R. Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Fanous is one of the lead physicians and founders of the new Sylmar Medical Center. Dr. Fanous believes that a healthy life starts with solid preventive healthcare. His caring, thoroughness, and knowledge qualify him to render an excellent care to his patients. He is married with 3 children. When not seeing patients at the office, Dr. Fanous enjoys listening to music, photography, traveling, and spending time with his family. In addition to English, Dr. Fanous speaks Medical Spanish.

Medical School
  • Tanta University, Egypt
  • Martin Luther King-Drew Harbor Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Martin Luther King-Drew Harbor Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • English


Sylmar Medical Group
14124 Foothill Boulevard
Suite 100
Sylmar, CA 91342
(818) 367-1012
(818) 367-7570


  • Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes Management
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Primary Care Physician


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Affiliated Health Funds PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Beech Street Corporation
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Community Care Network PPO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC HMO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield HMO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Health Net HMO
  • Covered CA LA Care HMO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Interplan PPO/ EPO
  • Medi-Cal (Straight)
  • Medi-Cal Anthem (BC) HMO
  • Medi-Cal L.A. Care HMO
  • Medi-Cal/L.A. Care/Care 1st HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Accountable IPA
  • Community Family Care IPA
  • HealthCare Partners Medical Group