Our Physicians

When our family grows stronger, so does yours.

The healing power of humankindness grows stronger when we bring together the smartest physicians we know. It’s why we’re welcoming GMA Healthcare Providers into the Dignity Health family. They take great pride in delivering comprehensive and compassionate care, focused on patients’ total health and wellness.

Our combined group of nearly 40 trusted providers will deliver quality care to the community from eight convenient locations. Providing expanded Family Medicine, Women’s Health, Pediatric, and specialty services to our community. Together, we will now be known as Dignity Health Medical Group – Bakersfield. Most important, our patients will continue to be treated with the kindness you’ve grown to expect from all of us.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 661.654.0200.

Many providers are also scheduling appointments online. Click here to see their profiles and make an appointment.

Dignity Health Medical Group

Family Medicine

Anila Chadha, MD
Chris Fadeff, MD
Nadeem Goraya, MD
Hemmal Kothary, MD
Srilakshmi Madhusudhan, MD
Zeba Yamin, MD
Michelle Hartshorn, NP
Bhupinder Kaur, NP
Karena Regan, PA-C
Bani Singh, MD

Family Medicine/Pediatrics

Hemmal Kothary, MD
Srilakshmi Madhusudhan, MD
Michelle Hartshorn, NP
Karena Regan, PA-C

Internal Medicine

David Dougherty, MD
Howard Nizar, MD
Albert J. Peinado, MD
Lorraine Campbell, PA-C
Angela Nguyen, PA-C

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Edward C. Allen, MD


Harshit Shah, MD

General Surgery

Amudhan Pugalenthi, MD


Armando Gonzalez, MD
Tommy Lee, MD
Micah Roberts, DO
Caleb Thompson, MD



Welcome GMA Healthcare Providers

Family Medicine

John Young, MD
Uzma Yousuf, DO
Phyllis Adjei, NP
Kristin Brown, FNP-C
Deborah McDowell, FNP-C
Edda Tortolero, NP

Family Medicine/Pediatrics

Kristin Brown, FNP-C


Xenia Roldan, MD

Internal Medicine/Geriatrics

Parvez Memon, MD

General Surgery

Jing Zhou, MD

Colorectal Surgery

Lorenc Malellari, MD


Edwin Youngstrom, DO

Schedule An Appointment

Schedule an appointment online or call us today!

Saturday Appointments

We understand that sickness is never convenient. That’s why we have added extended hours and a Saturday Clinic.  To schedule your Saturday appointment online click here. We also gladly make appointments over the phone at 661.412.0041