Monica Ilana Zell, MD

Hospice and Palliative Care, Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients


Photo of Los Angeles - Internal Medicine
1520 San Pablo St. HC2 - Suite 1000 , Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
About Monica Ilana Zell, MD
Dr. Monica Zell (she/her) is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She specializes in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care at the Keck Hospital of USC and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, then completed her residency training in internal medicine at UCLA, where she stayed on to complete a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 
Dr. Zell helps people live with serious illness. She believes it is essential to prioritize quality of life by addressing challenging symptoms and sources of stress. She takes the time to hear what really matters, and views patients as individuals with unique perspectives and hopes. Dr. Zell partners with her patients and their loved ones to navigate the complexities of illness, and ensure that patients' care matches their underlying values and goals. 


  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Internal Medicine

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

Latest News & Articles