PRESS RELEASE: SANTA CRUZ, CA - April 21, 2016 - “We are pleased to expand our services to more patients with two new specialties, and a second clinic in the San Lorenzo Valley,” said Ernie Wallerstein, interim executive director of Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican. “We are committed to providing the best possible care to the Santa Cruz County community.”
Urologist Damien Smith, MD, joined Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican in March. His practice is located at 1667 Dominican Way, Suite 234, in Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Pulmonary Medical Group, located on Frederick Street in Santa Cruz, joined Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican on April 18. The group includes physicians Michael Ellison, MD, David Kipps, MD, Laura Likar, MD, Andrea Ling, MD, and Paul Jeffrey Godin, MD.
Family practice physicians Steve Magee, MD, and Dean Kashino, MD, along with physician assistant Courtney Widmann, PA-C, started working at the Felton clinic on April 20. Dr. Magee is available Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings, Dr. Kashino is available Wednesday mornings, and Widmann is available Mondays.
The clinic at 6215 Highway 9 in Felton formerly housed the practice of Anthony Tyler, MD, who died earlier this year. Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican operates 17 clinics throughout Santa Cruz County.
About Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican
Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican is committed to serving the continuing health care needs of Santa Cruz County. Backed by the rich heritage of Dominican Hospital, Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican doctors are available to provide convenient, personalized care for everyone in your family. Local primary care physicians and physician specialists offer a full range of health care services, and ensure continuity of care if you are ever in the hospital. Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican operates 17 clinics in Santa Cruz County, with specialties including pediatrics, oncology & hematology, plastic & reconstructive surgery, gastroenterology, OB/GYN, urology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and urgent care.