Dr. Tracey Childs is a Partner in Surgical Associates of Santa Monica. Her interests and clinical specialties include breast disease, general surgery, breast cancer; min invasive GEN and CRS; simple and complex hernia repairs. She graduated the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Medical School and then she completed her residency in General Surgery at the Swedish Medical Center where she also was involved in a Family Medicine internship program. Among her greatest Certifications & Licensure, the most important are CA State Medical License, American Board of Surgery and American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Due to her professional and human approach, Dr. Tracey Childs has received several honors and recognitions such as Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009 and 2012), Fellow (FACS) of the American College of Surgeons and Top MD of the Consumers Checkbook.

Procedures Dr. Tracey Childs Performs at 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

Internship(s)

Swedish Medical Center - Family Practice

Residency(ies)

Swedish Medical Center - General Surgery

Fellowship(s)

Sansum Medical Clinic - Colon and Rectal Surgery



Honors & Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

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