Mitesh Popat Named CEO of Venice Family Clinic

Venice Family Clinic announced that Dr. Mitesh Popat will be its new chief executive officer, leading the nonprofit community health center that provides comprehensive care to more than 45,000 people in need from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay. Dr. Popat, formerly the chief executive officer of Marin Community Clinics in Marin County, California, has extensive experience as a community health executive, board certified family physician, public health expert and health care technology advisor.

Dr. Popat has been a practicing physician and senior leader at community health centers throughout his career. He has led Marin Community Clinics as CEO for the past five years and previously served as its chief medical officer.

“I am truly honored to have the opportunity to lead Venice Family Clinic, which I have viewed as a gold standard in community health,” Dr. Popat said. “The health challenges that our patients at community health centers face have only become more complex, and we must continue to find innovative ways to deliver care for people who are traditionally underserved. I look forward to working with the Venice Family Clinic team to build on the strong foundation that has been established over the past 52 years.”

WittKieffer’s Julie Rosen, John Fazekas, Elaina Genser and Alejandra Gillette-Teran led this search.

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