Michael A. Pietila, MD has more than 20 years experience in North San Diego County as a Geriatrics and Family Medicine physician. He is proud to be on staff at Tri-City Medical Center.Dr. Pietila is now accepting new patients at Tri-City Primary Care, in Vista, CA. He also brings his expertise to his patients he visits in nursing homes and to those needing hospice care. This means Dr. Pietila is your partner in health - closer to home in North County.Dr. Pietila completed his family practice residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, AZ in 1996, and graduated from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 1993.In his own words, “I have complete confidence in both the hospital team caring for patients at Tri-City Medical Center, and the highly trained office staff at Tri-City Primary Care. Both provide excellent care to meet our patients’ needs.Dr. Pietila is proud to be a part of Medical Ministry International, and travels to Mexico, Ecuador, and Honduras to provide medical services. He also participates in Reaching the Hungry in Mexico, and volunteers at Bread of Life Homeless Shelter and Soup Kitchen.