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Jerry Neria, M.D., M.P.H.

located in Porterville, CA & Lindsay, CA

About Dr. Jerry Neria, MD, MPH

Dr. Jerry Neria MD, MPH is well trained with an extensive history and passion for health promotion and lifestyle medicine.    Dr. Neria is a firm believer in the power of lifestyle changes over a prescription.  


Dr. Neria's passion for diet and lifestyle stemmed from his history as a competitive teenage bodybuilder.  He began serving his patients as a personal trainer while obtaining a degree in Kinesiology at the University of Southern California.  From there he went on to incorporate nutrition as he began Need2Train LLC, for solo and group personal training along with co-founding the nutrition store, CarbZero.  He obtained his Master's degree in Public Health Nutrition, from Loma Linda University.  After completing medical school, Dr. Neria returned to Loma Linda to complete his residency training in rural and Family Medicine.  


After completing residency, Dr. Neria became a full-time hospitalist and Family Medicine Residency faculty member for over 5 years. He led the residency as the Program Director of the Hanford Family medicine Program and moved on to help found the Tulare Family Medicine Residency Program.  Dr. Neria still maintains an interest in education and teaching future doctors.   


He is currently serving Living Water Clinic patients at all the clinic sites and maintains an interest in lifestyle medicine, weight loss and obesity medicine, sports nutrition, and hormone replacement.  


Dr. Neria considers himself blessed and privileged to share God's love through medicine, alongside his wife, Dr. Angelina Neria.   


If you don't see your insurance in the list, please call the office to confirm.

We also accept non-insured cash-pay patients. New patient rate is $125 for the initial consult and $100 for each consult after the first. Charges will vary depending on the type of diagnosis and amount of time spent with the physician.

Anthem Blue Cross MediCal
Brand New Day
Covered California
Dignity Health
HealthSmart Preferred Care
La Salle
Multiplan PHCS