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Dr. Paymon Banafshe, DO

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Paymon Banafshe earned his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his medical degree from the Western University of the Health Sciences –Pomona. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. Dr. Banafshe is sought after for his warm manner, capacity to listen and ability to clearly discuss medical issues so that he and his patient can effectively participate as a team in making decisions about care. Dr. Banafshe has been establishing his practice, Manchester Medical Group, since 2006. The office is a multi-specialty clinic which includes, Dr. Rabin Beral - Podiatry, Sheri Weitz – Dietician, Dr. Hanna - Orthopedic and Dr. Farhad Motamedi – Urology. For the convenience of our patients we also have an in-house laboratory, EKG, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound, 2-D Echo and Treadmill.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • APWU
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Centinela Hospital Medical Center
  • Kindred Hospital - Los Angeles
  • Marina Del Rey Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Drexel University (Master’s)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (Bachelor’s)

Professional memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Directors Association

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Farsi

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1346341575

Office locations

Paymon Banafshe

6222 West Manchester Avenue, Suite A

Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Dr. Paymon was great!
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Doctor is fast and efficient. They even take care of sending your prescription to the pharmacy for you. Love that I can make my appointments online through my app and they have all my information ready to go.
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On time, efficient, concerned but straight to the point. Would totally recommend.
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In and out with no problem. Great staff!
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He’s very informative and has good bedside manner.
Less than 1 month ago
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Best doctor experience in a very long time. Loved the doc and staff!
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Excellent experience. Great office.
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It was great and he's very friendly, except I had to sit in the room for almost 1.5 hours, waiting to find out that the blood test couldn't be done and then I was supposed to receive an e-mail with instructions that I never received.
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Dr. Banafshe listens and cares.
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Great service and great staff! I only waited for 10 min for my appointment The doctor was great! Dr Paymon listened carefuly to all my issues and vas very good at explaining everything. Highly recommended!
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Dr. Banafshe was professional and friendly and the nurse and office staff members were warm and helpful. I didn’t have to wait long to see the nurse and doctor.
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Very pleasant and helpful. Really listened and was able to perform bloodwork in office.
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Very pleasant indeed. I was seen right away. The staff was pleasant and welcoming. I am a new patient shopping for a primary care physician. Both Dr. Banafshe and his staff and his staff were familiar with one of my specialists,a big relief. Office is close to home (I could walk) and is also an urgent care facility. After spending the last eighteen months in HMO/PPO hell, it doesn't get better than this!
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Great!
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Dr. Banafshe is highly professional, thorough, and very personable in his bedside manner.
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Very nice, considerate. Good technicians
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I felt the front desk staff were a bit awkward, but the rest of the staff (nurse, doctor, women who drew my blood) were all very nice, helpful, and efficient.
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Knowledgeable and pleasant manner. Front office was fast and efficient. Would absolutely recommend.
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I would recommend him to anyone. He was kind, knew right away that I needed to see someone else besides him for what I was dealing with. He offered recommendations and took time to listen.
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Unfortunately I was late due to another appointment at an imaging center causing me to run behind schedule. Dr. Banafshe and his staff squeezed me in and I didn't feel rushed at all during my time with the doctor. It's goodto know that his patients receive the same amount of time and attention despite the circumstances!
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BIG fan!
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It was good.
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The Doctor was very knowledgeable, easy-going, and reassuring. It is due to his great advice that I started making better changes and life choices. I'd definitely recommend his office again.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Banafshe is an understanding person who makes you feel welcome. His practice can handle little things like blood tests, which makes a big difference. I'm happy he's my doctor.
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Very quick, I had a stomach issue and he looked at my history, asked some questions, then wrote out a prescription and suggested a medicine and I was out within 15 minutes!
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Excellent.
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My only disatisfaction was that his staff did not transmit the RX info to the pharmacy. Pharmacy had to call his office to obtain info.
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Entire support staff was efficient and compassionate. Dr. Banafshe was excellent and supportive in all respects.
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Dr. Banafshe and the entire staff are excellent!
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This was my first visit to this doctor. I like what I saw he was quite helpful asking question and answering them. Yes I would go see him again
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Really nice guy, with a great bedside manner. I have some unique medical needs and preferences, and he's knowledgeable enough to understand those and work with them. The office team is great. I really appreciate their ability to do basic lab work on-premises. Finally, their facilities are new and nice.
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Dr Paymon was fantastic! He was kind and really looked after me as a patient.
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Banafshe forgot to call in my prescription twice. Very personable and friendly but I have an on call job and cannot leave work to go to the pharmacy multiple times in one week only to be told my prescription was never called in.
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Dr. Banafshe is fine. He gave a quick exam when I was sick with a URTI. The medical staff, however, is incompetent. They never called me after my appointment to review my blood test results. I called 4 times to havemy results emailed to me and they still haven't sent it. They kept getting my email incorrect. I wouldn't hold your breath for results from this place.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Banafshe and his staff are very professional and I appreciate their attention to detail and kindness in treating me.
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Such a long wait
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Dr. Banafshe was very easy to talk to. This was my first visit and I liked him right away. He's to the point, but compassionate. The staff was very nice and efficient. My wait was less than 10 minutes. It is a very good medical office. Thank you.
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It proof to me that bigger isn't always better. In transition from a well known LA health care institution to another one I had to see a doctor prior switching and came across Dr. Paymon Banafshe and.........what u know, I wasimpressed with the facility, promptness, professionalism and particularly with this doctor's approach to understand my needs, study my medical records, ask the right questions and go about getting my health update status. Even if I choose to switch to another health care institution I'll be seeing Dr. Paymon.....Just in case! LAC/Hawthorne,CA
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My visit was outstanding-as usual. Dr. Banafshe and his staff are highly professional-always feel much better after seeing him.
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Dr. Banafshe is very thorough in his exam in an effort to treat the patient. He takes a measured approach to sports injuries which I appreciate.
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Waiting time too long.
More than 1 year ago
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This was my third visit in 2 years and I always find Paymon Banafshe, DO extremely professional and on the mark with his diagnosis.
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Complete.
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Very positive visit. Very friendly professional staff. Dr made me feel very comfortable.
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awesome, haven't been to a doc in a long time, and he was quick, funny, nice and professional and understanding. was recommended and would reco to anyone.
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Quick and to the point.
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This was my second appointment with Dr. Banafshe and I found him to be highly professional and on the mark in diagnosing my problem. He gave me great advice for treating the muscle spasm in my upper back.
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I recently relocated to LA and this was my first appointment with Dr. Banafshe. I found him to be highly professional and easy to converse with about my health. His staff was also very pleasant and sensitive to my needs.
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Dr. Banafshe was very helpful and very professional. The appointment was handled right on time as well.
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Dr. Paymon was very pleasant. He patient in demeanor and thorough in seeing all of the necessary actions were taken by his staff. For instance, when he saw that I was still waiting to have blood drawn after 5 minutes, hemade sure to personally bring a staff member over to complete the task.
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