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With years of service, board certifications, and professional credentials, our providers are among the most well-regarded doctors in our area. Their training and the tools and facilities they use enable them to provide quality diagnosis, treatment, and prevention care for you and your family.
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Shannon Clasen, RN, MSN, APRN-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Charity School of Nursing | Loyola University New Orleans
Location: Dos Palos, Los Banos

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Vivian Iles, OD

Specialty: Optometry
Education: Stanislaus State University, Pacific University College of Optometry
Location: Manteca Northgate

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Ryan Higgins, PA-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: University of Oregon in Human Physiology | North Carolina Master’s of Physician Assistant
Location: Merced Suites

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Dheera Tamvada, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Education: Rangaraya Medical College, India
Location: Florida North

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Crystal Lake-Akinnuoye, MSN, FNP-C, RN

Specialty: Family Medicine and Medication Assisted Treatment for OUD
Education: Chamberlain University, Addison , Ill Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees
Preceptorship-Family Medicine, Women’s Health- Self Regional Healthcare, Greenwood S.C. and Pediatric and Internal Medicine-Boilingbrook, Ill and Joilet, Ill
Location: Turlock-West Main, Olive and Tenaya

Robert Bogue
Robert Bogue, DC

Specialty: Chiropractic
Education: Palmer College of Chiropractic
Location: Merced Northview

Ellen Piernot
Ellen Piernot, MBA, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Waukesha Family Practice Residency Program
Location: Merced Prompt Care

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John Abordo, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry
Education: California College of Podiatric Medicine
Residency: Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Location: Senior Health and Wellness Center

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Rozita Akhbari, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Iran University of Medical Science
Residency: State University of New York, (University hospital of Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital Center)
Location: Hanshaw

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George Alkhouri, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education: University of Damascus, Syria
Residency: Kern Medical Center
Location: Merced Women’s / North Merced / Northview

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David Simenson, MD

Specialty: Family Practice
Education: Tulane University
Residency: University of Nevada
Location: Merced Suites

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Ibraheem Al-Shareef, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Beirut Arab University
Residency: American University of Beirut Medical Center
Location: Merced Suites

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Antonio Apellanes, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: De La Salle Univeristy, Philippines
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
Location: Modesto Tenaya

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Dante Baes, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics

Education: Far Eastern University

Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Location: West Turlock

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Mathuran Sundaramoorthy, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Education: St. George’s University SOM, Grenada, WI

Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch

Location: Tenaya

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Jaspreet Sandhu, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Education: St. George’s University SOM, Grenada, WI

Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch

Location: W. Modesto

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James Dean Stalians, AGNP

Specialty: Adult -Geriatric Nurse

Education: Graceland University

Residency: Brandman University
Location: PACE

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Anne VanGarsse, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics

Education: St. Louis University School of Medicine

Residency: St. Louis University School of Medicine Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

Location: Merced Suites

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Melisa Rotondi, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: California State University, Fresno

Residency: California State University, Fresno

Location: Los Banos

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Jasjit Gill Rai, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park

Residency: Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park

Location: Planada

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Yogitha Badam, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics

Education: Kempegoda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, India

Residency: Harlem Hospital Center, NY

Location: Ceres Whitmore

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Danielle Groce, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: University of Texas at Arlington

Residency: University of Texas at Arlington

Location: Rob Road

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Gabriel Sousa, PA-C

Specialty: Primary Care

Education: Loma Linda University

Location: West Modesto

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Cathy Lee, Nurse Practitioner

Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: Undergrad University of California, Davis. Masters of Nursing at Samuel Merritt University.

Location: Modesto Family Medicine

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Carmen Watson, MSN, FNP-C, CPN

Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: Undergrad B.A. University of Virginia. M.A. at Southern California University of California, Davis. M.A. of Nursing at Samuel Merritt University.

Location: Merced Suites

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Navjot Sahota, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner

Education: Undergrad B.A. at CSU Stanislaus, M.A. of Nursing at CSU Stanislaus

Location: Merced Suites

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Alessandra Porfido, PA-C

Specialty: Prompt Care

Education: Undergraduate in Health Sciences at Chapman University,  Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Mercy College

Location: Modesto, Florida Suites – Prompt Care

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Shirley Pasia, FNP

Specialty: FNP

Education:

Location: Le Grand

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Stephan Garratt, FNP

Specialty: FNP

Education:

Location: Le Grand

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Mi-Huyen Han, FNP

Specialty: FNP

Education:

Location: Merced

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Ryan Higgins, PA

Specialty: PA

Education:

Location: Merced

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Maher Gao, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Pediatrics

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Allison Arquero, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Pediatrics

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Melinda Belgrave, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Suites

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Sonali Bajaj, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Suites

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Meghan Kandow, FNP

Specialty: FNP

Education:

Location: Merced Suites

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Hansa Wongprasert, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Serene Alexander, DO (OB/GYN)

Specialty: DO (OB/GYN)

Education:

Location: Merced Women’s

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Vanitha Revanasiddappa MD (OB/GYN)

Specialty: MD (OB/GYN)

Education:

Location: Merced Women’s

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Kimberly Anthony (McLaughlin) MD (OB/GYN)

Specialty: MD (OB/GYN)

Education:

Location: Merced Women’s

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Carlos F. Eltagunde FNP

Specialty: FNP

Education:

Location: Merced Prompt Care & Senior Center

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Brandon Huber, PA

Specialty: PA

Education:

Location: Merced Prompt Care & Senior Center

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Erica Choi, NP

Specialty: NP

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Maria Romero, MD (OB/GYN)

Specialty: MD (OB/GYN)

Education:

Location: Merced Women’s

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Marjorie Millan, FNP

Specialty: FNP

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Mohan Reddy, MD

Specialty: MD Allergist

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Rahul Bhardwaj, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Daniel Ikemiyashiro, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Juan Rodriguez, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Thanh Nguyen, MD

Specialty: MD

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Robert Bogue, MD

Specialty: DC

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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John Abordo, DPM

Specialty: DPM

Education:

Location: Merced Northview

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Stephanie Hernandez, FNP

Specialty: DPM

Education:

Location: Planada

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Arlene Gabot, AGNP

Specialty: AGNP

Education:

Location: Merced Prompt Care & Senior Center

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Marcus Bernardi, DC

Specialty: Chiropractor
Education: Los Angeles College of Chiropratic
Location: Merced Suites

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Manpreet Brar, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry
Education: New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Residency: Palo Alto VA Healthcare System
Location: Modesto Florida Suites

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Rebecca Brock, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education: University of Arizona
Residency: King-Drew Medical Center
Location: Modesto Women’s

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Anna Cabrera, PA

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: San Joaquin Valley College
Location: Robertson Road Medical

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Melody Castillo, CNM, FNP-C

Specialty: Midwifery and Family Medicine
Education: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Location: Merced Women’s

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Kaitlin Buckle, WHNP

Specialty: Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Education: Case Western Reserve University WHNP/NP
Location: Merced Women’s

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Felix Conte, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Wayne State University
Residency: Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University
Location: Ceres East

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Tu Anh Dao, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: John Hopkins University

Location: O’Banion

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Emilie De Ocampo, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Residency: Children’s Medical Center
Location: Florida Suites

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Monique Helfer, WHNP

Specialty: Women’s Health

Education: Cal Poly University & Vanderbilt University
Location: Modesto Women’s Health

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Daniel Diep, MD
Regional Medical Director

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: University of Oklahoma
Residency: Doctors Medical Center
Location: Ceres

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Divya Gangwar, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: M.P. Shah Medical College
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location: West Modesto

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Monique Godbold Sanchez, MD

Specialty: Family Practice
Education: University of Michigan
Residency: Methodist Medical Center of Illinois
Location: Merced Women’s

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Priti Golechha, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Lokmanya Tilak Municial Medical Center
Residency: Elmhurst Hospital Center New York
Location: Patterson

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Chris Grover, MD

Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education: Stanford University
Residency: University of California, San Francisco
Location: Modesto Women’s

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Yudelka Solano, PA

Specialty: Family Practice
Education: University of California, Davis
Location: Patterson

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Arundhathi Halappa, MD

Specialty: Family Practice
Education: Mysore University, India
Residency: Witchita Falls Family Health Center
Location: Riverbank

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Joanne Helfer, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Sonoma State University
Location: Riverbank/Modesto Women’s

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Susan Henry-Hoyt, NP

Specialty: Women’s Health
Education: Seattle Pacific College

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Cinthya Hernandez, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Samuel Merritt University
Location: Newman

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Sushma Indukuri MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Osmania Medical College
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Location: Florida Suites

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Millard Johnson MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: University of Kansas
Residency: Wesley Medical Center
Location: Modesto Florida Suites

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Yeh Johnson, PA

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Health Science College of Midwestern University
Location: Riverbank

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Rajvindar Kaur, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: Samuel Merritt University

Location: West Turlock

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Jason Lee, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: American University of the Caribbean
Residency: Flower Hospital
Location: Modesto Florida North

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Jennings Lee, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Samuel Merritt University
Location: Ceres East

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Conalu Liwag, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: University of Santo Tomas
Residency: St Barnabas Hospital
Location: Florida Suites

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Ramaa Maruthachalam, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: MGR Medical University, India
Residency: UAB Huntsville Regional Medical Campus
Location: North Merced / Merced Women’s / Northview

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Belinda Medrano, WHNP

Specialty: Women’s Health
Education: Drexel University
Location: Modesto Women’s

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Rachel Morgan, MD

Specialty: Pediatrician

Education: New York Medical College

Residency: Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Location: Turlock

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Omairah Moti, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: University of the Philippines – College of Medicine
Residency: Staten Island University Hospital
Location: Florida Suites

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Danielle Myers, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Albany Medical College
Residency: Doctors Medical Center
Location: Modesto Robertson Road / Modesto Tenaya

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Arunee Nakhongsri, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Holy Name University
Location: Merced Suites

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Theresa Ng, DO

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Blank Children’s Hospital
Location: Modesto Florida Suites

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Maria Obispo, FNP

Specialty: Women’s Health
Location: Modesto Women’s

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Ekaterina Petrova, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Russian State Medical University
Residency: State University of New York Downstate

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Shweta Rao, MD

Specialty: Family Practice/Geriatrics
Education: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Residency: Ohio State University Medical Center
Location: West Modesto

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Jay Ratilal, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: University of the South Pacific
Residency: Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
Location: Merced Suites

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Cayla Robillard, OD

Specialty: Optometry
Education: Pacific University
Residency: Northeastern State University

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Abhilasha Sharma, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Ravindra Nath Tagore Medical College, India
Residency: Grand Forks Family Medicine Residency Program
Location: Merced Suites

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Crystal Hsu, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry
Education: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Location: Florida North

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Pallavi Shikaripur-Nadig, MD

Specialty: OB/GYN
Education: Gandhi Medical College
Residency: Morehouse School of Medicine, GA
Location: West Modesto Women’s/ Patterson /West Turlock/

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Rosalie Sia, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: St. Louis University of Medicine
Location: Florida Suites, Modesto

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Zheng Song, PA

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: De Sales University
Location: Merced Suites / Northview

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Elaine Soriano, MD
Regional Medical Director

Specialty: Internal Medicine / Pediatrics
Education: Far Eastern University, Philippines
Residency: State University of NY at Stony Brook
Location: Modesto Florida Suites

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Rashilda Storm, AGNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Hunter College
Location: Senior Center – Geriatrics

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Jeremy Sy, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Charles R Drew University of Medicine & Science
Location: Northview / Merced

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Richa Verma, MD
Regional Medical Director

Specialty: Pediatrics
Education: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai at Elmhurst Hospital Center

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Eduardo Villarama, MD
Regional Medical Director

Specialty: Family Practice
Education: Far Eastern University, Philippines
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital
Location: Merced Suites

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Pahoua Xiong, FNP

Specialty: Family Medicine
Education: Charles R Drew University of Medicine & Science
Location:  Northview