Carol E. Blenning, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Family Medicine, School of Medicine


Dr. Carol Blenning is a family doctor who values the long-term relationships she has developed with her patients. As she gets to know them over time, she feels honored to walk with her patients and their families through significant times in their lives.

While she enjoys being a family doctor, Dr. Blenning is also interested in medical education, teaching family medicine and serving minority groups including the LGBTQ community. She strives to help those from all backgrounds feel welcome and affirmed.

Dr. Blenning is originally from Thousand Oaks, California. When she’s not in the clinic, she loves recreating in the outdoors, singing, traveling, and playing with her Labrador Retriever.

Education and training

    • B.A., 1984, Stanford University
    • M.D., 1988, University of California
  • Residency

    • University of Southern California, California Hospital Medical Center, 1991
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Family Medicine, 1991


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