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John Khan-Variba - Chief Medical Officer

  

John Khan-Variba - Chief Medical Officer , MD, MPH, FAAP - Pediatrics

University Of Study: University of Ghana Medical School
Biography:

John Khan-Variba, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, CHC’s Chief Medical Officer, received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from University of Ghana Medical School, and graduated medical residency from Los Angeles County Martin Luther King/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles. Dr. Khan also has a Fellowship in Neonatal Perinatal Medicine from Los Angeles County Martin Luther King/Drew Dr. Khan is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is board certified in Neonatal Perinatal Medicine. Dr. Khan holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from UCLA. Dr. Khan has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 13 years.

Residency: Los Angeles Martin Luther King/Drew Medical Center Los Angeles
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Steve Clarke

  

Steve Clarke , Medical Director, MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: University of California, Irvine
Biography:

Steve Clarke, MD received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of California, Irvine and graduated medical residency from Kern Medical Residency in Bakersfield, CA. Dr. Clarke is board certified through the American Board of Family Practice and has a California Medical License. Dr. Clarke has been practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 25 years.

Residency: Kern Medical Residency - Bakersfield
Board-Certified: American Board of Family Practice

Ahmed Abdelaziz

  

Ahmed Abdelaziz , MD, OB/GYN

Tarek Abou El Kheir

  

Tarek Abou El Kheir , MD, FACOG - OB/GYN

University Of Study: Alexandria University Hospitals
Biography:

Tarek Abou El Kheir, M.D., FACOG., received his Doctor in Medicine and Surgery degree from Alexandria University Hospitals, Faculty of Medicine and graduated medical residency from Wright State Univeristy, School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Abou El Khier is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and received his California State Medical License in 2010. Dr. Abou El Kheir recently moved from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to the Central Coast.

Residency: Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Emilia Ambrosio

  

Emilia Ambrosio , MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: University of Guadalajara
Biography:

Emilia Ambrosio, MD received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Guadalajara and graduated medical residency from the University of California San Fransisco-Fresno Program. Dr. Ambrosio is board certified through the American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Ambrosio has been working on the Central Coast for over 15 years.

Residency: University of California San Francisco-Fresno Program
Board-Certified: American Academy of Family Practice

Jim Baker

  

Jim Baker , M.D. - Int Med

Biography:

Jim Baker, M.D., received his doctor of medicine degree from Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth Dominica and graduated medical residency from Poly Clinic Medical Center in Harrisburg, PA. Dr. Baker has been practicing on the Central Coast for over 28 years.

Residency: Poly Clinic Medical Center, Harrisburg, PA

Susan Bartolini

  

Susan Bartolini , MD, FAAP - Pediatrics

University Of Study: New York University School of Medicine
Biography:

Susan Bartolini, M.D., FAAP, received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from New York University School of Medicine, and graduated medical residency from St. Luis Children’s Hospital of Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Bartolini is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Bartolini has been practicing on the Central Coast for the past 4 years.

Residency: St Luis Children's Hospital of Washington University
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

David Bentley

  

David Bentley , DPM

University Of Study: California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco
Biography:

Dr. Bentley earned his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the California School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his podiatric medicine and surgery residency with added credential in reconstructive, rear foot, and ankle surgery at Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee, WI.

Dr. Bentley will be practicing out of the Santa Maria Way clinic and is accepting patients for
all foot and ankle related pathology. He enjoys treating a wide array of problems from common ailments, sports medicine, wound care, as well as elective and non-elective surgery of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Bentley indicated he is committed to understanding his patient's health goals with respect to their individual situations. He stated, "I believe the doctor-patient relationship is centered around trust and education. My goal is to work with my patients to find effective treatment plans to get them back to their daily lives, pain free, in a timely manner".

His hobbies include hiking, biking, fishing, and playing bass guitar.

Residency: Columbia St Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

Bala Bhat

  

Bala Bhat , M.D. - Int Med

University Of Study: Karnataka University, India
Biography:

Bala Bhat, M.D., received M.B.B.S. (equivalent to MD) from Karnataka University, India and graduated medical residency from San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton. Dr. Bhat is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Physician Specialties, and has a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Bhat has been practicing on the Central Coast for over 20 years.

Residency: San Joaquin General Hospital, Stockton, CA
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine

Bethany Blacketer

  

Bethany Blacketer , MD

University Of Study: University of California, Davis
Biography:

Dr. Bethany Blacketer joins CHC at Paso Robles Primary Care as a Family Practice Physician.

Dr. Blacketer received her medical education at University of California at Davis.

She has an extensive background as a Chief Medical Officer and Associate Medical Director.  She has worked at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) for 15 years.  She is originally from Laguna Beach, attended Cal Poly University SLO and has moved to Atascadero with her family.

Residency: University of California Davis

Annapurna Bobba

  

Annapurna Bobba , MD, FACOG

University Of Study: University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad
Biography:
Annapurna Bobba M.D. FACOG
Graduated from the University of the West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad.
Anna Completed her internship, board surgery, and Residency in OB/GYN at The Brooklyn Hospital Center of Will Cornell Medical College.
Anna is on her 14th year in practice and began working at CHC in June of 2019.
Residency: The Brooklyn Hospital Center of Will Cornell Medical College
Diplomate: America Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Ann Bollay

  

Ann Bollay , MD

University Of Study: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Oregon
Biography:

Ann Bollay, MD received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland Oregon and residency training in Internal Medicine also at Oregon Health and Science University.  She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and also credentialed as an HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.  She additionally has 25+ years of experience treating chronic viral Hepatitis and is a practicing hospitalist at French Hospital in San Luis Obispo.

Residency: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland Oregon
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine

Erin Boquin

  

Erin Boquin , MD, FAAFP - Family Medicine

University Of Study: University of New Mexico
Biography:

Erin Bouquin, MD, FAAFP, received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico and graduated medical residency from the Southern New Mexico Family Practice Program in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Dr. Bouquin’s professional memberships are the American Academy of Family Practice and New Mexico Medical Society. Dr. Bouquin has over 20 years of experience as a Physician, recently relocated to the Central Coast from New Mexico and has been practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over a year.

Residency: Southern New Mexico Family Practice Program, Las Cruces, NM
Board-Certified: American Academy of Family Practice

Craig Brown

  

Craig Brown , MD

University Of Study: St George\'s University School of Medicine, St. George Grenada
Biography:

Craig Brown, MD joins CHC as a Family Medicine physician at Paso Primary Care. Dr. Brown received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in St. George, Grenada, West Indies in 2013. He did his residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. In 2012, Dr. Brown was awarded the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award. In his free time he loves to travel, surf, go spear fishing, free diving, hiking and camping.

Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Board-Certified: Family Medicine

Miguel Camacho

  

Miguel Camacho , MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City
Biography:

Miguel Camacho, MD received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana and graduated medical residency from the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City. Dr. Camacho is Family Practice Board Certified and has practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 15 years.

Residency: Universidad Autonoma, Mexico City
Board-Certified: Family Practice

Franco J. Castrejón

  

Franco J. Castrejón , OD, FAAO

University Of Study: Western University of Health Sciences
Biography:

Franco J. Castrejón, OD, FAAO, received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Western University of Health Sciences.  Rotated through the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Marine Corps Recruit San Diego, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, and the Naval Air Station North Island.  Dr. Castrejon is Ortho-K certified and has been practicing in the field of Optometry on the Central Coast for over 10 years.  Dr. Castrejon is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Castrejon was awarded the `A Tribute to Caring` award for exemplary community service.  In his free time he enjoys playing hockey, hiking, going to the beach, and most importantly spending time with his family.

Board-Certified: National Board of Optometry and California State Board Certified.

Cuthbert Charles

  

Cuthbert Charles , MD, Pediatrician

Aiga Charles

  

Aiga Charles , MD, OB/GYN

Eric Chau

  

Eric Chau , DO

University Of Study: Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.
Biography:

Eric Chau, DO earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2010 and received his medical education at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri and residency training at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Richmond Hill, New York (in the borough of Queens). Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world, and it claims the highest rate of racial and ethnic variety of all populous counties in the nation. His experience in New York City molded him into the physician he is today, and he remains committed to carrying out his original mission in life of delivering high quality medical care to patients from all walks of life regardless of the complexity of their medical conditions. 

Residency: Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Richmond Hill, New York

Estrella Chavez Benzaquen

  

Estrella Chavez Benzaquen , MD, OB/GYN

University Of Study: Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Biography:

Estrella Chavez Benzaquen, MD received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, Venezuela. She completed her  Obstetrics and Gynecology training at Jersey City Medical Center- Newark Beth Israel Program in Jersey City, NJ.

Dr. Chavez follows her patients for their routine gynecologic care and pregnancies. She  is located at the Santa Maria Way office and delivers babies at Marian Regional Medical Center. She performs gynecology procedures at the hospital and surgery centers in town.

Benjamin Cooke

  

Benjamin Cooke , MD

Biography:
Dr Ben Cooke is a Canadian Internal Medicine physician who completed his training at Robert Wood Johnson St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston NJ.  
 
His interests include but are not limited to Congestive Heart Failure, Crohn`s disease and HIV. 
 
In his spare time he enjoys playing ice hockey, mountain biking and composing music. 

George Cury

  

George Cury , MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Biography:

George Cury, MD received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and graduated medical residency from the Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cury has been practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 25 years.

 

Residency: Monsour Medical Center - Jeannette PA

Jillian Davenport

  

Jillian Davenport , MD, FAAP

University Of Study: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Biography:

Jillian Davenport, MD, FAAP, received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and graduated medical residency from UCSF Benioff Children\'s Hospital in San Francisco, CA.  Dr. Davenport is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  Dr Davenport has been practicing on the Central Coast since 2017.

Residency: UCSF Benioff Children\'s Hospital, San Francisco
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Barry Eibschutz

  

Barry Eibschutz , MD

Jan Eperjesi

  

Jan Eperjesi , MD, OB/GYN

Franco Felizarta

  

Franco Felizarta , MD

Ronald Field

  

Ronald Field , MD, Pediatrician

Maria Flores-Cooper

  

Maria Flores-Cooper , MD - OB/GYN

University Of Study: Facultad de Medicina Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Bolivia
Biography:

Maria Flores-Cooper, M.D., received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Facultad de Medicina Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Bolivia, and graduated medical residency from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Center in Youngstown, Ohio. Dr.  Flores-Cooper is board certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Flores-Cooper has practiced on the Central Coast for more than 7 years.

Residency: St. Elizabeth's Hospital Center - Youngstown, OH
Board-Certified: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Linda Fory

  

Linda Fory , MD

University Of Study: University of California, San Francisco
Biography:

Dr. Linda Fory is a board certified Pediatrician at Lompoc.

Dr. Fory received her medical education at University of California at San Francisco and a Masters of Public Health, Epidemiology at the University of California at Berkeley.

She is fluen in Spanish

Board-Certified: Pediatrics

Frank Giardina

  

Frank Giardina , MS, OD, FAAO - Optometry

University Of Study: Pacific University College of Optometry
Biography:

Frank Giardina, M.S., O.D., F.A.A.O., received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1986. Dr. Giardina has been practicing optometry on the Central Coast for over 10 years.

Hugo Gonzalez

  

Hugo Gonzalez , MD, MBA, MPH - Int Med

University Of Study: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Biography:

Hugo Gonzalez, M.D., M.B.A, M.P.H., received his doctor or medicine degree from Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA and graduated medical residency from UCLA-Olive View Medical Center , Sylmar, CA. Dr. Gonzalez is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Physician Specialties, received his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from UC Irvine and Masters in Public Health (MPH) from UCLA. Dr. Gonzalez has been practicing on the Central Coast for over 3 years.

Residency: UCLA Olive View Medical Center, Sylmar, CA
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine

Victor Guerrero

  

Victor Guerrero , MD - Int Med

University Of Study: National Autonomous University, Mexico City
Biography:

Victor M. Guerrero, M.D. received his doctor of medicine degree from School of Medicine National Autonomous University of Mexico City, Mexico, and graduation from medical residency from LA County/USC Medical Center. Dr. Guerrero has been practicing on the Central Coast for over 23 years.

Residency: LA County/USC Medical Center

Elana Harway

  

Elana Harway , MD

Laura Herzberg

  

Laura Herzberg , MD, FAAP - Pediatrics

University Of Study: Sackler School of Medicine
Biography:

Laura Herzberg, M.D., FAAP, received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Sackler School of Medicine (New York State program/Tel Aviv University), and graduated medical residency from Children’s Hospital Westchester, Valhalla, New York. Dr. Herzberg is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Herzberg has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 15 years.

Residency: Children's Hospital Westchester, Valhalla, New York
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Gregory L. Jerkins

  

Gregory L. Jerkins , MD - OB/GYN

University Of Study: Medical College of Georgia
Biography:

Gregory L. Jerkins, M.D., received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Medical College of Georgia, and graduated medical residency from Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, CA. Dr. Jerkins is board certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Jerkins has practiced on the Central Coast for more than 3 years.

Residency: Stanford Medical Center, CA
Board-Certified: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Angela Jimenez

  

Angela Jimenez , MD, FAAP

University Of Study: Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Biography:

Angela Jimenez, MD, FAAP received her Doctor of Medicine from Keck School of Medicine of USC and completed her pediatric internship and residency from the LAC + USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Jimenez is board certified through the American Board of Pediatrics and a Board Certified Pediatrician licensed in California and Arizona. 

 

Residency: LAC + USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Teeranun Jirajariyavej

  

Teeranun Jirajariyavej , MD

University Of Study: Siriraj Medical School, Mahidol University, Thailand
Biography:

Dr. Teeranun Jirajiriyavej, also known as "Dr. Jira" is an endocrinologist at Nipomo.

She was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand and completed her training from Siriraj Medical School, Mahidol University, a first and leading medical institute accredited with international standards in Thailand.  She was awarded with first class honots in her class of 220 medical students.

In 2009, she finished her internal medicine residency training from Bassett Medical Center, a Columbia University affiliated hospital in upstate New York.  Dr. Jira was offered and accepted her fellowship position in Endocrinology at Los Angeles County, Harbor UCLA Medical Center in California.  She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  She is also board certified in Endocrine and metabolism medicine.

 

Residency: Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles County, California
Board-Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrine and Metabolism Medicine

Atipon Kangwanpornsiri

  

Atipon Kangwanpornsiri , MD

Biography:

Dr. Kangwanpornsiri returns to CHC as a Nephrologist.  He formerly worked at CHC Casa Street in San Luis Obispo in Internal Medicine.

The focus of his practice is on kidney disease, difficult to control hypertension, proteinuria.  He has a kidney clinic at Nipomo every Wednesday

Tara Field Karp

  

Tara Field Karp , DO - Pediatrics

University Of Study: Touro University
Biography:

Tara Field Karp, D.O. received her Doctor of Osteopathy Degree from Touro University, and graduated medical residency from University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Karp is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Karp has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 6 years.

Residency: University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Vellore Kasturi

  

Vellore Kasturi , MD - OB/GYN

University Of Study: Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, India
Biography:

Vellore Kasturi, M.D., received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, India (Affiliated to Karnataka University, India) and graduated from 3 medical residencies. Dr. Kasturi graduated medical residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay, India; National Health Service, United Kingdom, and West Virginia University/Charleston Division, Charleston WV. Dr. Kasturi is board certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Kasturi recently relocated to the Central Coast from North Carolina.

Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology - King Edward VII Memorial Hospital; Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel Bombay India; National Health Service, United Kingdom; West Virginia University
Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Deborah Kronstad

  

Deborah Kronstad , MD, FAAP

University Of Study: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Biography:

Deborah Krontstad, M.D., FAAP, received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Loma Linda University Medical Center and graduated medical residency from Loma Linda Medical Center, Loma Linda. Dr. Kronstad is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Kronstad has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 6 years.

Residency: Loma Linda Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Reshma Mahmood

  

Reshma Mahmood , MD

James McGhee

  

James McGhee , MD, MPH, FAAP - Pediatrics

University Of Study: St. George University School of Medicine
Biography:

James McGhee, M.D., M.P.H, FAAP, received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, and graduated medical residency from University of Nevada School of Medicine, Nevada. Dr. McGhee is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. McGhee holds Master’s Degree in Public Health from San Diego State University. Dr. McGhee has been practicing on the Central coast for more than 2 years.

Residency: University of Nevada School of Medicine, Nevada
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Robert L. McGhie

  

Robert L. McGhie , MD - OB/GYN

University Of Study: University of Minnesota Medical School
Biography:

Robert L. McGhie, M.D., received his Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Minnesota Medical School, and graduated medical residency from Saint Paul-Ramsey Medical Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota. Dr. McGhie is board certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. McGhie has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 31 years.

Residency: Saint Paul-Ramsey Medical Center St Paul, MN
Board-Certified: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mark Miller

  

Mark Miller , MD - Podiatry

University Of Study: California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco
Biography:

Mark Miller, MD received his graduate education from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco and is board-certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Miller loves to cycle, hike, kayak, play pickleball, read and study. He is looking forward to integrating Podiatry services back into CHC.

Charla Morgan

  

Charla Morgan , DO

University Of Study: Western University of Health Sciences
Biography:

Charla Morgan, DO is a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist who has been a physician for 19 years. She retired from 21 years in the United States Air Force in 2017 and has been working and living in Santa Maria since 2013. She attended Cal State Fullerton for undergrad and Western University of Health Sciences for medical school. She completed her Residency in Ob/Gyn at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, MS. While in the Air Force, she spent 10 years as a Flight Surgeon and was the first female Flight Surgeon for the USAF \\\"Thunderbirds\\\". She provides full-scope Ob/Gyn to women ages 13 and above. She has expertise in high-risk Obstetrics, contraception, laparoscopy, preventative health and a broad range of other medical services. She is thrilled to be joining the CHC family and looks forward to continuing to serve the Santa Maria community.

Residency: Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, MS

Ben Palmer

  

Ben Palmer , MD

Perla M. Park

  

Perla M. Park , MD - OB/GYN

University Of Study: University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
Biography:

Perla M. Park, M.D., received her Doctor of Medicine degree from University Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Philippines, and graduated residency from Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield California. Dr. Park is board certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Park has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 4 years.

Residency: Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA
Board-Certified: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Satish Raj

  

Satish Raj , MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: Case Western School of Medicine, Cleveland OH
Biography:

Satish Raj, MD, received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Satish graduated Anesthesiology Residency from Cleveland Clinic and graduated Family Practice Residency from Fairview General Hospital. Dr. Satish has been practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 11 years.

Residency: Cleveland Clinic, Anesthesiology Residency; Fairview General Hospital, Family Practice Residency

Rahim Raoufi

  

Rahim Raoufi , MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Biography:

Rahim Raoufi, MD, received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Shiraz, Iran and studied Family Medicine at East Tennessee State University in Bristol, Tennessee. Dr. Raoufi’s professional memberships include the: ACG, AGA, ASGE, AMA, and the CMA. Dr. Raoufi has over 20 years of experience as a physician and has been working on the Central Coast for over 5 years.

Residency: East Tennessee State University, Bristol, TN

Richard Ripple

  

Richard Ripple , MD, FAAP - Pediatrics

University Of Study: Stanford University School of Medicine
Biography:

Richard Ripple, M.D., FAAP, received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Stanford University School of Medicine, and graduated medical residency from Cedars-Sinai UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles. Dr. Ripple also completed a Fellowship in Developmental Disabilities from UCLA-Neuropsychiatric Institute, Los Angeles. Dr. Ripple is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Ripple has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 10 years.

Residency: Cedars-Sinai UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

Natalia Schwartz

  

Natalia Schwartz , MD - OB/GYN

University Of Study: Tumen State Medical Academy, Tumen Russia
Biography:

Natalia Schwartz, MD, received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Tumen State Medical Academy in Tumen, Russia. Dr. Schwartz graduated OB&GYN residency from Tumen State Medical Academy in Russia and graduated medical residency from the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier, CA. Dr. Schwartz is board certified through The Medical Board of California and has been practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 2 years.

 

Residency: Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital Whittier, CA

Alaa Shaban

  

Alaa Shaban , MD, Pediatrician

University Of Study: George Washington University
Biography:
Originally from the central coast, I have always had a passion for caring for children. I value working with the under-served and providing services that might not otherwise be available to them. I strive to offer compassionate care and will always look out for the health and well being of my patients. 
Also proficient in Spanish with moderate language skills in Arabic. 
Residency: Harbor UCLA

Thomas Shan

  

Thomas Shan , MD, OB/GYN

Mark Smith

  

Mark Smith , MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
Biography:

Mark Smith, MD, received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, Poland. Dr. Smith completed his graduate education in Family Practice Medical Training from the Western Reserve Care System, Northside Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio. Dr. Smith has experience in geriatrics, emergency care, palliative care, cardiac unit, and dispatch patient unit. Dr. Smith has been practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 2 years.

Residency: Western Reserve Care System - Northside Hospital, Youngstown OH

Denise Taylor

  

Denise Taylor , MD

Rocio Rodriguez Valencia

  

Rocio Rodriguez Valencia , MD

University Of Study: Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado (UJMD), El Salvador
Biography:

Dr. Rocio Rodriguez Valencia joins CHC as a Pediatrician at Santa Maria Way.
She received her medical education from the Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado (UJMD), Antiguo Cuscatlan, La Libertad, El Salvador and completed her Pediatrics residency at Texas Tech University Health Center in El Paso, Texas.

Residency: Texas Tech University, El Paso Texas

Patrick Welch

  

Patrick Welch , MD

Daniel Willis

  

Daniel Willis , MD - Family Medicine

University Of Study: Loma Linda University
Biography:

Daniel Willis, MD received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Loma Linda University and graduated medical residency from Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in both Tropical Medicine Track and Family Medicine. Dr. Willis is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine and has been practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 7 years.

 

Residency: Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital Whittier, CA
Board-Certified: American Academy of Family Practice

Bernardus Winardi

  

Bernardus Winardi , MD - Pediatrics

University Of Study: Padjadjaran University
Biography:

Bernardus Winardi, M.D., received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Padjadjaran University, and graduated medical residency from Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center (affiliated with Weill Medical College of Cornell University), Bronx New York. Dr. Winardi is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Winardi has been practicing on the Central Coast for more than 2 years.

Residency: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell Univ
Board-Certified: American Board of Pediatrics
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