Dareen Khalaf, MD, is board-certified in family medicine. Dr. Khalaf earned her medical degree from St. George’s University in the West Indies. She completed her internship and residency at the USC-Eisner Family Medicine Center at California Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Khalaf became a doctor because of her fascination with the human body as an amazing, natural machine with limitless diversity. Dr. Khalaf applies a personalized approach to each of her patients and educates and encourages them to remain active in their healthcare decision-making. Patients describe her as kind, compassionate, competent, and a good listener. Dr. Khalaf is most proud of the positive impact she has had on her patients’ lives. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding and photography. In addition to English, Dr. Khalaf speaks fluent Arabic and Spanish.