Peter Valenzuela, M.D., M.B.A., Family Practice Physician

Peter Valenzuela, M.D., M.B.A., Family Practice Physician

Dr. Peter Valenzuela is a nationally recognized physician leader, satirist, and educator. 

When not focused on his duties as the Chief Medical Officer of a large multi-specialty medical group in California Dr. Valenzuela channels his energy into his side project. He is the creator of Doc-Related, an online comic strip that offers a satirical look at the challenges of practicing clinical medicine through the eyes of health care professionals. Over the past years, Peter has become one of the most sought-after cartoonists in the medical industry. 

Peter attended medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas and completed his family medicine residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. He earned a masters in business administration from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. In addition, Dr. Valenzuela holds a greenbelt certificate for six sigma in healthcare from Villanova University and a healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship certificate from Duke University.