Dr. Worcester attended schools in the Pacific Northwest. He served as Bellevue Washington High School VicePresident. He received honors at graduation and was a member of the National Honor Society. At the University of Oregon, he was a member of Skull & Dagger, Asklepiads, Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated summa cum laude. Dr. Worcester attended the University of Oregon Medical School graduating cum laude, and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. His internship was completed at Harbor General Hospital in Torrance, and his residency at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. Between his internship and residency, Dr. Worcester served as a Major in the United States Army Medical Corps in Europe. He was Chief Resident at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center and is presently a clinical faculty member there. He became board certified in 1979.

Dr. Worcester presently serves as President of the Long Beach Memorial Hospital Group, and Chairman of the Utilization Review Committee.  His hobbies include running, cooking, and travel.

 

Howard L. Worcester, MD

Education

Undergraduate
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
B.S. Degree, 1967
Summa Cum Laude 

Medical School

University of Oregon Medical School
Portland, OR
M.D. Degree, 1971
Cum Laude 

Internship and Residency

Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA
Internship in Internal Medicine, 1971–1972
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Orange, CA
Residency, 1975–1977
Chief Medical Resident, 1977–1978 

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979
American Board of Forensic Examiners, 1996 

Hospital Affiliations

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

Teaching Affiliations

University of California, Irvine

Orange, CA

Clinical Instructor of Medicine, 1977-1978

University of California, Irvine

Orange, CA

Clinical Teaching Faculty, 1978-Present

Military Service

Major, U.S. Army Medical Corps.

July 1972-August 1975

Society Affiliations

American Society of Internal Medicine

California Medical Association

Phi Betta Kappa

Alpha Omega Alpha

Honors and Awards

Asklepiads, 1965

Phi Beta Kappa, 1967

Summa Cum Laude Graduate, University of Oregon

Merck Scholarship Award, 1969

Alpha Omega Alpha, 1970

President, University of Oregon Medical School, 1971

Cum Laude Graduate, 1971

Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region, 1996-1997

Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region, 1997-1998

Who's Who in America, 2000-present

Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2000-present

America's Top Physicians, 1998-present

Extracurricular Activities

Trustee Long Beach Memorial Hospital, 1985-present

Board of Directors, Long Beach Memorial Hospital, 2001-present