Luciano Gomez, MD, is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Gomez earned his medical degree at University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine in Los Angeles. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, Calif. During his residency, Dr. Gomez was the recipient of the hospital's 2002 Zeilstra Physician-Patient Communication Award. He believes communication -- along with insight and compassion -- make for the best medicine. Dr. Gomez works hard to build relationships with his patients. When I can give my patients peace of mind and instill confidence in them about their care, I feel most gratified, he said. In addition to English, Dr. Gomez is fluent in Spanish.