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Dignity Health Medical Group Dominican Welcomes New Pediatrician


Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, welcomes new pediatrician Komal Afzal, DO, and two new pediatric nurse practitioners Julia Greenwood, NP, and Aaron Klein, NP.

PRESS RELEASE: SANTA CRUZ, CA - March 1, 2017 - All three are now accepting new patients and join Robert Moler, MD, and Jeremiah Wheeler, DO, at the Pediatrics office located at 1820 41st Avenue, Suite D, in Capitola. To make an appointment, call 831.476.3000.

“We are pleased to expand our pediatric team at Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican,” said DeAndre James, Executive Director of Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican. “Combined with our OB/GYN team, certified nurse midwives, family practice and internal medicine doctors, we are truly able to offer a comprehensive array of health care services for every family member in our community.”

Pediatrician Komal Afzal, DO, graduated from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in New Jersey. She completed her Pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, where she was named Resident of the Year. Dr. Afzal speaks Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Afzal’s special clinical interests include nutrition, preventive health and population health.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Julia Greenwood graduated from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She speaks Spanish and her special clinical interests include adolescent medicine and developmental disabilities.

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Aaron Klein graduated from the University of California, San Francisco. His special clinical interests include adolescent health.

About Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican

Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican is committed to serving the continuing health care needs of Santa Cruz County. Supported by the rich community history of Dominican Hospital, Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican doctors 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 during a hospital stay. Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican operates 18 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.

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