Lenna A. Martyak, MD
Dr. Martyak graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Medical Center in 2002. She subsequently completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at UCLA. During this experience, she developed a program to help residents become better teachers. She completed additional fellowships at ULA for digestive diseases and hepatology. A dedicated educator, she spends a substantial amount of her spare time to training medical students and residents at various hospitals throughout the Los Angeles area.
Dr. Maryak holds a prominent passion for community service. She has volunteered at an early age and been a part of various community organizations. She started a committee at Georgetown Medical School to support the participation of medical students in community activities. She mentored teenage girls at the Boys and Girls Club and helped to open a shelter for homeless women and children in Washington, DC. Dr. Martyak continues her charitable ways by offering services to patients at the Venice Family Clinic free of charge.
Luminal diseases of the GI tract are Dr. Martyak’s area of interest. She takes pride in her good listening skills and warm bedside manner. She is very excited to be a part of Southern California Medical Gastroenterology Group and the practice of gastroenterology in Santa Monica.
In her spare time, Dr. Martyak enjoys the outdoors; hiking, body boarding, snowboarding and spending time with her husband and family.