Dr. Julianna Pesce grew up in Carmel, California. She attended the University of California, Berkeley as an Alumni Scholar, where she majored in Ethnic Studies and completed her premedical basic science training. Upon graduating, with honors, she worked as a blood transfusion technician at UC San Francisco before applying to medical school.
Dr. Pesce received her Medical Degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. While in medical school she became involved in research studying the socioeconomic determinants of health, and completed a clinical research fellowship in the Bioethics Department at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Pesce continued her residency training at UCLA , completed an internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Following residency, she was awarded and completed a fellowship in Advanced Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Dr. Pesce treats all general adult and pediatric ENT problems with a special focus on head and neck cancer as well as thyroid and parathyroid disease. She currently resides in West Los Angeles with her husband.