Professional experience & accomplishments
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Andreas Lazaris attended UC Berkeley, where he was a regents and chancellor’s scholar and graduated with high honors in cognitive science. He served as a clinical care volunteer at the Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay and served as the District 8 commissioner and vice chair of the City of Berkeley’s Commission on Aging. He worked as chief of staff in the UC Berkeley student government, focusing on academic and student health policy. After graduating from Berkeley, Dr. Lazaris worked as a clinical researcher at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Prior to medical school, he was a member of a self-organized health collective serving a primarily unhoused refugee population in Athens, Greece. Throughout medical school, he devoted himself to the care of older adults, patients with histories of incarceration, those experiencing homelessness, and those living with HIV and Hepatitis C. Dr. Lazaris’ practice is rooted in advocacy and solidarity. His goal is to create a world we want to live in by seeing each other as individuals and communities through thoughtful, person-facing primary care.