Suzanne Afflalo, MD

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Over the past 25 years, Dr. Afflalo has spent most of her free time volunteering in the community, lecturing on breast cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, other health related issues and most recently the COVID-19 pandemic.  She is very passionate about working specifically with minority, underserved and under-resourced communities, educating, encouraging and empowering people to obtain the best health possible. She has organized several health fairs and have done health screening at several barbershops, churches and community events. During the past 20 years, Dr. Afflalo has participated in several mentoring programs and is a proud supporter of Innovative Wellness Clinic, Inc., A Nursing Corporation.

If you are interested in:

  • Taking control of your health 

  • A personal health care plan

  • Preventing serious medical issues

  • Managing your current health for a better quality of life

Education

George Washington University School of Medicine

Professional and Community Awards:

Dr. Suzanne Afflalo is a Family Physician, who was born in Kingston, Jamaica WI, worked at Kaiser Permanente as a partner of the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG) for 23 years and retired in 10/2015. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington DC and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Los Angeles. 

Dr. Afflalo served as Chief of the Family Medicine Department for 6 years; held the SCPMG Professional Staff President position for 3 years and taught numerous medical students and residents as an Associate Faculty of UCSD School of Medicine since 1994.  She also served on numerous committees during her 23-year career at Kaiser Permanente.

*District 4 Game Changer of the Year

*Proclamation from San Diego City Council, Councilwoman Myrtle Cole –
“Dr. Suzanne E. Afflalo  Day on 12/14/15         
*NAACP Community Service Award – 12/2015
*National Black Police Association’s Community Outreach Award in -6/2015
*Delta Sigma Theta Breakfast for Milady “A Tribute to Mothers”-
Outstanding Community ServiceAward in 5/2015
*Dr. Antronette Yancey Community Health Leadership Award in 2014
*One of San Diego’s Top 100 Doctors for 7 years (2006 to 2012)
*Kaiser Permanente’s San Diego “Family Physician of the Year” in 2008
*San Diego Shriner’s Community & Humanitarian Award in 2009
*The Twin Award in 2002 – (Tribute to Women in Industry Award
*Kaiser Permanente’s Elizabeth Schilling Compassionate Award in 2000
*Kaiser’s Top 10% Member Satisfaction Award for 18 years (1998 - 2015).
*Outstanding Physician Service Award 1998, 1999, 2000
*Kaiser Permanente’s STAR Award in 1995

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