Dr. Ettekal, Site Medical Director of the San Rafael clinic, joined Marin Community Clinics with previous experience and dedication to the underserved and vulnerable in society. He came to Marin County from Los Angeles, where he served as Associate Medical Director at the Saban Community, formally the Los Angeles Free Clinic. He believes in treating each patient as a whole individual with unique needs. In doing so, he strives for a patient centered approach to healthcare and is enthusiastic to share this style of medicine with future generations through his work teaching medical and nurse practicioner students along with residents.
Dr. Ettekal earned a BS in Biology from the University of California at Los Angeles and attended medical school at the Keck – USC School of Medicine. He is board certified in Family Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at Los Angeles.
In his free time, Dr. Ettekal enjoys spending time with his family exploring Northern California, surfing, and collecting records from various genres of music.