Brian Flyer, MD | Internist

Meet Dr. Flyer


Caring for patients in since 1981.

Brian Flyer, M.D., is an internist who serves the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, California area. Specializing in internal medicine, Dr. Flyer is board-certified in the specialty and provides care for conditions that affect the heart, thyroid, and other illnesses such as diabetes. He also provides primary care in general medicine and he believes in developing a strong, trusting relationship between doctor and patient.

To that end, he moved from a large internal medicine practice to solo practice, which allows him to spend more time with his patients and to personalize their health care.

He is active in patient, community, and professional education and uses state-of-the-art technology to provide high-quality services for his patients.


Brian Flyer, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae


American Board of Internal Medicine Sept 1984

Qualified Medical Examiner Sept 2003



Calif. Medical Lic. # G48952

DEA certificate # AF1880106

QME # 944589


Professional Experience

Private practice, Internal Medicine 7/85 - Present

Cedars Sinai Medical Center 7/85 - Present



UC Berkeley, AB Physiology 1972 - 1976

Univ. of Illinois Medical School, M.D. 1978 - 1981

University of Michigan, IM internship 1981 - 1982

St. Mary’s Med Center, IM residency 1982 - 1984

UCLA Med Center, IM fellowship 1984 – 1985


Academic Appointments

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine UCLA 2000

Active teaching duties ’85-‘00



Super Doctors of Southern California 2012 - Present



Flyer, Brian. Hospital Discharge Summary, An Educational Intervention Study. Journal of Medical Education, 5/88.

Flyer, Brian. Putting Stress in Perspective. Palisades Post, 7/11.


Dr Flyer's Blog

  1. Treatment of Depression, 12/12
  2. Personalized Medicine, 11/12
  3. Chronic Pain, 10/12
  4. Alzheimer’s and Mistaken Theories, 9/12
  5. Sexual Medicine, 8/12
  6. Skin Cancer, 7/12
  7. The Scope of Primary Care, 6/12
  8. Losing Weight, 5/12
  9. Medical Studies and the Media, 4/12
  10. Health Care is a Mystery, 3/12
  11. Ignored Symptoms, 3/12

Assortment of ‘Featured Articles’ -



Medical and Community Forums

Peri-operative management, Hypertension, Diabetes, Metabolic syndrome, Geriatric assessment, Alcohol and Substance abuse, Health issues of night shift workers, Health insurance reform, Lessons from a Medical Malpractice Expert


Radio Guest Appearances

Adventures in Healthcare, Fred Malphurs, 5/11

KTLK 1150 AM Radio, Johnny Wendell, 2/12


Hospital Committees

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Joint Nurse/Physician

Medicine RAPP and PICC

Computer Order Entry, EPIC systems, Co Chairman, Medicine


Personal Interest

Birthplace – Chicago, Illinois

Family – Married, 3 children

Distance running, golf, and boxing