Tracey Childs, M.D.

Tracey Childs, M.D.

Dr. Tracey Childs is a Partner in Surgical Associates of Santa Monica. Her interests and clinical specialties include breast disease, general surgery, breast cancer, minimally invasive surgery, and simple and complex hernia repairs. She graduated from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Medical School and subsequently completed her residency in General Surgery at the Swedish Medical Center, where she also was involved in a Family Medicine internship program. Among Dr. Tracey Childs' greatest Certifications and Licensure, the most important are her California State Medical License and her American Board of Surgery and American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery memberships.

By virtue of her professional and compassionate approach, she has received numerous awards and recognitions, such as the Patients' Choice Award in 2008, 2009, and 2012, Super Doc, Top Doctors: LA Area, being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Top Doctors: Southern California, and the Top MD of the Consumers Checkbook award. Dr. Tracey Childs has over 20 years of professional experience and her subspecialty is colon and rectal surgery. She also has a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Health Education, which she earned Magna Cum Laude from UCLA in 1980, and a Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health, which she received from UCLA School of Public Health in 1982.

Procedures Dr. Tracey Childs Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthNet
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


Swedish Medical Center - Family Practice


Swedish Medical Center - General Surgery


Sansum Medical Clinic - Colon and Rectal Surgery

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons