Dr. Manikanda Raja, MD, is a highly experienced and compassionate internal medicine specialist in Hemet, California. With over 26 years of practice, Dr. Raja is dedicated to providing top-quality medical care to his patients. He holds an active state medical license in California and is board-certified in internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, and addiction medicine. Dr. Raja takes an integrative approach to care, ensuring that each patient receives personalized attention and same-day appointments when needed.
Dr. Raja’s journey into the medical field began at the prestigious Madras Medical College in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, where he earned his medical degree in 1991. He continued his medical training with an internship at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in The Bronx, New York City, followed by a residency in internal medicine at Loma Linda University Health Education Consortium in Redlands, California.
Throughout his career, Dr. Raja has accumulated a wealth of experience and expertise. He currently serves as the medical director for Ramona Rehab Nursing Center, Hemet Valley Recovery Center, and Living Waters Hospice in Riverside, California. His dedication to providing exceptional care has earned him a positive reputation among his patients and the community.
Dr. Raja’s patients appreciate his compassionate and friendly demeanor. He values building strong patient-physician relationships based on trust and confidence. Dr. Raja goes above and beyond to ensure pleasant patient experiences and pays great attention to detail. He understands that healthcare extends beyond treating physical symptoms and considers the mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and physical well-being of his patients and their loved ones.
Dr. Manikanda Raja’s practice offers a comprehensive range of services to meet the diverse healthcare needs of his patients. He specializes in board-certified internal medicine and addiction medicine, providing expert diagnosis and treatment for various health conditions. Dr. Raja also focuses on preventive medicine, striving to help patients maintain their health and prevent future issues.
In addition to his internal medicine expertise, Dr. Raja is well-versed in geriatric health and women’s health. He understands the unique healthcare requirements of older adults and offers specialized care to enhance their quality of life. Dr. Raja also provides comprehensive healthcare services for women, addressing their specific health concerns with sensitivity and expertise.
Dr. Raja welcomes new patients to his practice and looks forward to assisting them in improving their health and well-being. His office is part of the Hemet Community Medical Group and operates with convenient hours to accommodate patients’ busy schedules. To schedule an appointment, patients can call the office directly or utilize the online booking feature.
Dr. Raja accepts various insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, ensuring that his services are accessible to a wide range of patients. His commitment to inclusivity extends to the languages he speaks fluently: English and Spanish. This ensures effective communication and understanding with patients from diverse backgrounds.
Daniella Patterson-Macho, is a Physician Assistant for the Manikanda Raja, M.D. – A Medical Corporation practice, which is part of the Hemet Community Medical Group. She works to establish and implement care plans for patients to ensure the best care. Patterson-Macho is a Board-certified and licensed Physician Assistant.