The Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS) recently conducted an interview with Comprehensive Community Health Centers’ Medical Director Dr. Ara Airapetian to talk about COVID-19. For the full transcript of the interview please click here (Please note video is in Armenian).
Ara Airapetian, MD is practicing in Family Medicine at Comprehensive Community Health Centers for 15 years. Comprehensive Community Health Centers (CCHC) are Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and provide healthcare services at 5 practice locations throughout LA County, mainly in Glendale, N. Hollywood, Eagle Rock, Highland Park and Sunland. Dr. Airapetian has been the Medical Director at CCHC since 2015. With his dedicated work with patients at CCHC, Dr. Airapetian emphasizes the importance of preventive care and focuses on how people can maintain a healthy lifestyle. He is currently the Chairman of both Quality Improvement Committee and Credentialing Committee and member of different other Committees at CCHC. Dr. Ara Airapetian has hospital privileges and is a member of medical staff at both Adventist Health-Glendale and Glendale Memorial Health Centers.
|“Your Health” host Dr. Vicken Sepilian is board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, as well as Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Sepilian is the founder and medical director of American Fertility Specialists Medical Group and practices in Los Angeles and Glendale. Dr. Sepilian is the former President of the Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS). In 2008, he launched the AAMS “Your Health” Community Education Program that continues to air live on TV making house calls to countless Armenian households. In 2010, Dr. Sepilian was instrumental in launching the inaugural Glendale Health Festival and served as the Chairman of the organizing committee for the first two years. Featuring physicians and health care professionals whose areas of practice cover the entire spectrum of allied health care, “Your Health” is a dynamic resource for viewers interested in improving their health. The program emphasizes the importance of preventative care, and focuses on how people can maintain a healthful lifestyle. The program provides an opportunity for the Armenian community to address their concerns with the counsel of bi-lingual health care professionals. The program also provides viewers with information about the AAMS and our activities in California and Armenia. The AAMS encourages individuals to contact local social workers to learn whether they are eligible for health insurance. AAMS doctors and nurses encourage their patients to get the insurance they deserve, and to see a physician regularly for the care that they need.|