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Meet Dr. Gupta

Smita R. Gupta MD, DHom is a board-certified rheumatologist and internist who specializes in integrative medicine and non-narcotic pain management. A native of Philadelphia, she received her MD degree from Temple University School of Medicine and stayed there to complete her residency in internal medicine. She went on to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where she completed her fellowship training in rheumatology.

Dr. Gupta then joined UCLA, where she served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and rheumatologist. There, she began integrating homeopathy and acupuncture into her conventional rheumatology practice. She is a second-generation practitioner of homeopathy and acupuncture and expanded her expertise to include prolotherapy and mesotherapy for managing pain conditions. Dr. Gupta consistently observed that patients treated with an integrative approach had better and longer-lasting treatment responses and required less conventional medicines.

Dr. Gupta is committed to providing accessible and individualized care. She utilizes the latest advances in rheumatology, including immunomodulators, joint injections, trigger point injections, prolotherapy, mesotherapy and biopuncture, to manage conditions such as chronic pain, sports injuries, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, spondyloarthropathies, polymyalgia rheumatica, gout, osteoporosis, and myositis. Dr. Gupta also manages general physical and mental health issues using homeopathy and acupuncture.

She is a member of the California Medical Society, American College of Rheumatology, Arthritis Foundation, National Center for Homeopathy, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and American College of Osteopathic Sclerotherapeutic Pain Management.

Dr. Gupta is affiliated with the UCLA-Santa Monica Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital.

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