Roddy Sooferian, M.D., is a hospital doctor (hospitalist) at the Saint John’s Health Center. His primary focus is providing high quality, patient-centered care. He believes that the physician-patient relationship is based on getting to know your patient’s individual needs. This relationship is critical in coming up with the best treatment plan for each unique person. He believes that it is important to involve patients in all aspects of their care. Being hospitalized may be a very difficult time for patients and their families. Therefore, Dr. Sooferian feels that open communication is crucial in keeping patients informed and improving their overall experience in such trying situations.

Dr. Sooferian earned his bachelors of science from UCLA and his M.D. from the Technion-Israel of Technology, Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency at Kern Medical Center in 2002. He is board certified in internal medicine.

Medical School
  • Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
  • Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA
  • English


The Doctors of Saint John's (MDSJ)
2121 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 453-1324
(424) 212-5921


  • Hospitalist
Clinical Interests
  • Primary Care Physician


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Coventry Integrated Network PPO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Interplan PPO/ EPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • Oscar Health Plan EPO
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Access Medical Group IPA

Medical Groups

Affiliated Medical Groups
  • Doctors of Saint John's