Family Medical Clinic


About Us

Call Us:  323-461-0777

CLINICA WESTERN's mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventive basis.  We have created a practice that we believe in and choose for our own family members.

We are a full-service family practice of dedicated, experienced physicians who believe in working with our patients to maintain and improve their health. We work together to serve your entire family for all of your medical needs in all stages of life. Our physicians believe in providing comprehensive health care services to our patients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our patients as we work with them to achieve the best physical state possible. 

Dante A. Banta, MD
Physician & Surgeon
Civil Surgeon, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services

Dr. Dante A. Banta received his medical degree at the University of the East, R.M. Memorial Medical Center in the Philippines.  He had a rotating internship at the Batangas Regional and Training Hospital in the Philippines and continued his internship and residency at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine.  He later served an intensive mini-residency in Occupational Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.  Dr. Banta is an approved physician and surgeon for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.


Veronica M. Banta, MD

Physician & Surgeon

Dr. Veronica M. Banta grew up in Monterey County.  She has two Bachelor’s degrees (BS Physiology and BA Psychology) from UC Davis, as well as a Master’s Degree in Biology from MCP Hahnemann.  She attended the USC Keck School of Medicine, where she graduated in 2006.  After receiving her medical degree, she completed her residency in Family Medicine at UCLA.  In addition to her work at Clinica Western, Dra. Banta has her own skin care practice, Belleza Skin Institute, specializing in medical laser treatments and cosmetic skin care.  Dra. Veronica Banta is the daughter-in-law of Dr. Dante Banta.