Residents


Class of 2021


Resident

Gilbert “Andy” Valasquez, MD

Chief Resident

Hometown:  San Diego, CA
Undergrad:  San Diego State University 
Medical School:  American University of Antigua College of Medicine
Previously Lives:  Infectious Disease Investigator, United States Army Officer
Hobbies:  Time with family, traveling, golf, wine and culinary enthusiast
Professional Goals:  Hospital Medicine, Research, to be an excellent Family Medicine physician that will make a positive impact in any clinical setting. 


Resident

Jay Vithalani, MD

Chief Resident

Hometown:  Fresno, CA
Undergrad:  California State University - Fresno
Medical School:  American University of Antigua - College of Medicine
Previously Lives:  Pharmacy technician, international volunteer
Hobbies:  Travel, road trips, tennis, finding new adventures
Professional Goals:  Become a full spectrum family medicine physician to enhance health in local communities and also abroad by getting involved in global medicine. 

 


Resident

Amina Choudhry, MD

Hometown:  Los Angeles, CA
Undergrad:  UC Irvine
Medical School:  AUA
Previously Lives:  EMT
Hobbies:  Soccer, cooking, and spending time with family/friends
Professional Goals: Improve health and wellness in underserved communities with a focus on preventative medicine and Women's health

 


Resident

Daisy Li, DO

Hometown:  San Francisco, Ca
Undergrad:  University of California, San Diego
Medical School:  Touro University - California College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies:  Running, Food & Wine, Spending time with my dog
Professional Goals:  Provide service to underserved communities through patient care and community service.


Resident

Navdeep Tumber, MD

Hometown:  Fremont, CA
Undergrad:  UCLA
Medical School:  Ross University
Previous Lives:  Academic tutor, medical researcher, concert thrower 
Hobbies:  Writing, baking, running to live with my baking decisions, attending concerts and sporting events 
Professional Goals:  Letting more gray wisdom highlights come in as I practice family medicine with an emphasis on women's health 


Resident

Phillip Yadegari, MD

Hometown:  Los Angeles, California
Undergrad:  UC San Diego
Medical School:  Ross University school of medicine
Hobbies:  Watching football and basketball. Superhero movies.
Professional Goals:  To provide care to a patient population who otherwise would not have access to primary care.

 

Class of 2022


Dilraj Dhillon, MD

Hometown: Yuba City, CA
Undergrad: UC Davis
Medical School: American University of Antigua College of Medicine
Hobbies: Cooking and spending time with family
Professional Goals: Become a Family Medicine physician and emphasize the importance of preventative care to patients. 

 


Harbir Singh Dhillon, MD

Hometown: Lodi, CA 
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh 
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Previous lives: Tutoring, Home Depot 
Hobbies: gym, watching sports 
Professional goals: be a great outpatient family doc 

 


Angela Edet, MD

Hometown: Orlando, Fl
Undergrad:
University of Central Florida
Medical School:
Ross University School of Medicine
Professional Goals:
Evangelical and Medical Missions 

 

 

 

 


Nina Lippey, DO

Hometown: Foster City, CA
Undergrad: Brown University
Medical School: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous lives: Applied Behavior Analysis Therapist, Clinical Researcher 
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking/baking, foosball, Zumba, jewelry making, food and travel show enthusiast
Professional Goals: Commitment to treating the whole patient with a focus on cultural awareness, mental health, and improving access to care for underserved populations.


Thomas Randall, MD

Hometown:  Tustin, CA
Undergrad: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Previous Lives: ER Technician, Bartender, Swim Instructor
Hobbies: Cooking, Hiking, Bass Guitar, Mixology, Kayaking
Professional Goals: Working in either a community emergency department, community hospital setting, or pursuing a sports medicine fellowship.

 


Amy Sandhu, MD

Hometown: Tracy, CA
Undergrad: UC Davis
Medical School: American University of Antigua 
Previous lives: Real estate agent, Lab analyst at a pharmaceutical company
Hobbies: Hiking, traveling to new places 
Professional Goals: Learn how to help this community through preventative medicine and how to provide medical resources for the rural families

 


Class of 2023


Francheska Garcia Portalatin, MD

Hometown: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Undergrad:
Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez
Medical School:
St Georges University
Previous Lives: 
Life before medical school involved competing in volleyball tournaments around the island and eating empanadillas 
Hobbies: 
Cooking, Swimming/ Scuba diving, Hikes with my partner and my dog Abby
Professional Goals:
To help underserved communities in a clinic/urgent care setting.  

 


Hau Ly, DO

Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Undergrad:
University of California, Irvine
Medical School:
DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies:
Billiards, volleyball, hiking.
Professional Goals:
Lifetime dedication to the well-being and happiness of my patients.  

 

 


Zara Mahmud, MD

Hometown: Orange County, CA
Undergrad:
University of California, Irvine
Medical School:
St. George's University
Hobbies:
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of caffeine 
Professional Goals:
Practicing full-scope family medicine, in a smaller community, where patients could equally be neighbors, colleagues, and friends  

 

 


Jocelyn Nguyen, DO

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Undergrad:
UC Berkeley 
Medical School:
Touro University of Nevada
Previous Lives: 
Aspiring world traveler, International volunteer, Vietnamese-English Interpreter
Hobbies:
Cooking, Grilling, Spending time with friends/family, Board games, Being happy
Professional Goals: 
Provide holistic care to individuals and families of all ages and disease range, Reduce healthcare disparities, Empower patients with understanding of their health. 

 


Caroline Song, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Undergrad:
Saint Louis University, Biology and Theology
Graduate School:
NYU, Masters in Bioethics  
Medical School:
Ross University School of Medicine
Previous Lives:
Golfer, artist, chef, medical ethicist
Hobbies:
Hiking, restoring old furniture, weight lifting
Professional Goals:
Hospitalist medicine in addition to outpatient care and future goals of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Phu Luong Vo, DO

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergrad:
University of California, San Diego
Medical School:
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem, NY
Previous Lives: 
Lab assistant at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, QA at Stone Brewing Co., Pharmacy technician
Hobbies:
NPR, reading the news, Sims, reading, rollerblading, hiking/outdoor adventures, ICE CREAM!
Professional Goals:
serve underserved communities like the one I grew up in; do a little bit of good during my brief time on Earth