Dr. Said obtained two undergraduate degrees and graduated summa cum laude from UCLA. She then attended the UCLA School of Medicine and received the highest honor bestowed upon a medical student, The Deans Merit Scholarship. She has a strong internal medicine background, having completed an internal medicine internship at UCLA before pursuing her general surgery residency at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. She completed the prestigious Endocrine Surgery Fellowship at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She is active in endocrine surgery research and has several recent peer reviewed publications as well as numerous academic presentations. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, certified by the American Board of Surgery and a member of the following organizations: American College of Surgeons, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American Thyroid Association.

Medical School
  • UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, CA
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • English
  • Farsi


Meena Said M.D. Corporation
1301 20th Street
Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 460-1979
(310) 453-2161


  • Endocrine Surgery (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Neck Lymph Node
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Thyroid Mass
  • Graves' Disease
  • Neck Masses
  • Goiter
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Pheochromocytoma


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Covered CA Anthem BC PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Access Medical Group IPA