Los Angeles has been home to Dr. Samaniego for many years. He attended high school and college here and received his medical degree from the University of Southern California. He stayed in Los Angeles to complete his internship and residency at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. In addition to caring for his patients, Dr. Samaniego is dedicated to training new physicians to work in urban areas. He does so as an assistant clinical professor of Family Medicine at USC School of Medicine and the director of the Family Practice Residency Program at White Memorial Medical Center. He is board certified in Family Practice.