Meet Dr. Oscar Casillas

Dr. Oscar Casillas

Dr. Casillas leads the MLKCH emergency department

Dr. Oscar Casillas is the medical director of our hospital’s Emergency Department. He leads the team of doctors working in our emergency room. 

From southern California, Dr. Casillas received his medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. There, he was awarded a National Institutes of Health Summer Research Teaching Grant. He trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and is an attending staff physician in the Emergency Medicine Center at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Casillas also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California (USC).

He lives in Mar Vista with his wife and four children. A former USC baseball player, Dr. Casillas has spent the last 15 years coaching his children in football and baseball.

Collage featuring Dr. Casillas at the hospital's emergency doors, with a patient, and an African American woman and baby
Collage featuring Dr. Casillas at the hospital's emergency doors, with a patient, and an African American woman and baby

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