Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Loma Linda University
Tripler Army Hospital, Honolulu
Fellow, American College of Physicians; Member, American Medical Association; District V Trustee, California Medical Association; Member, Santa Barbara County Medical Society
Physician of the Year (2004), Santa Barbara County Medical Society; District V Trustee (2007), California Medical Society; Board of Directors Ex-Officio (2007), Santa Barbara County Medical Society; President, Santa Barbara Society of Internal Medicine; President (former), Santa Barbara County Medical Society; Chair, Committee on Quality, California Medical Association; Chair, Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Chair, Credentials Committee, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Chair (former), Rehabilitation Institute of Santa Barbara; Vice Chair (former), Board of Directors, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Chief of Staff (former), Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Dr. McNamara also served in the United States Army Medical Corps
In his spare time, Dr. McNamara serves on the boards of several local nonprofit organizations.
Sansum Clinic Involvement
Member, Sansum Clinic Board of Trustees, President (former), Sansum Medical Clinic; Chair, Internal Medicine Department, Sansum Clinic, 317 West Pueblo St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105; Quality Assurance Committee; Medical Records Committee
Dr. McNamara retired in September 2014 after serving patients at Sansum Clinic for more than 45 years. His parents were both physicians having been among the first doctors hired by Dr. William Sansum, the founder of Sansum Clinic, in the 1920s. Dr. McNamara has established the McNamara Education Fund to provide opportunities for continuing education and professional development to Clinic staff. We thank Dr. McNamara for his many years of dedication to his patients and to the good health of our community.
Sansum Clinic Physician Since
Completed post-graduate training at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington, DC
Thank you so much for your diligence and excellent care ever since my husband’s diagnosis. - E. D.