Dr. Odell is a Pasadena native, born at the Huntington Hospital where he is currently on staff. He received his medical education at the University of California, San Francisco and his Internal Medicine training at LAC-USC Medical Center. He did his Gastroenterology Fellowship at LAC-USC Medical Center. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Odell has expertise in most aspects of diseases affecting adults. His special interests are diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol disorders, and medical management for gastrointestinal disorders. His experience in psychiatric medicine has derived from many years of working with affective disorders, such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorders. He also has expertise in geriatric problems. His practice emphasizes preventive care and health maintenance. His goals are to have a holistic, caring relationship with each of his patients.
The training Dr. Odell received developed his strong sense of confidence in that he has seen just about "everything" at one of the largest county hospitals in the United States. His training and his years of experience gives him a great appreciation for the expertise of his colleagues and specialists. Dr. Odell keeps current on the latest medical trends and innovations. He refuses to compromise his basic principals of patient care regardless of the economic pressures to practice otherwise.
Training and Experience Profile:
Residency: Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center
1972-1972Chief Resident in Medicine
1972-1973Fellow in Gastroenterology
Currently Instructor in Advanced Pharmacology, Azusa Pacific University
1983-1985Paramedic Instructor, Redondo Beach Fire Department
1972-1985Instructor of Medicine, USC-School of Medicine
1973-1977Resident Teaching Staff, Huntington Memorial Hospital
1972-1974Instructor of Emergency Medicine, USC-School of Medicine