With over 25 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Pulmonology, Dr. David E. Defren graduated from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Dr. Defren is specialized in general medical care of hospitalized patients, common illnesses and complex medical problems, as well as conditions of the lungs and airways. During his professional career, he had several hospital affiliations such as Centinela Hospital Medical Center and St. Vincent Medical Center.

Conditions Dr. David Defren Treats at Marina Del Rey Hospital

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Chest Infection
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet
  • MultiPlan
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Internship(s)

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center

Residency(ies)

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center - Internal Medicine

Fellowship(s)

Los Angeles County + University of Southern California



Honors & Awards