Knef Lizaso, MD

Director, Emergency Medicine


Knef Lizaso graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Biology in 1993 he then went on to receive his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine in 1998. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency Training at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in 2001. Dr. Lizaso has since held various leadership positions and continues to work at the Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro Medical Center where he is the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine. 



Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA: Residency and Internship
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA: Doctor of Medicine
Stanford University Stanford, CA: Bachelor of Science, Biology


  • Management
  • Quality Performance Metrics
  • Charting and Reimbursement
  • CEO and Founder, MedicalAdmissionsAdvisors.Com
  • Diplomate and Examiner, American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • American Academy of Emergency Physicians
  • Expert Medical Reviewer, Medical Board of California
  • Joint Commission Presentation of Sepsis Performance Improvement Project
  • Sepsis Physician Champion and Chairman, Sepsis Steering Committee

Licenses and Certifications

  • Medical Board of California

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