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PGY-4

Dr. Kavita Jain

Kavita Jain, MD

Undergraduate: Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University - B.A. Psychological and Brain Sciences
Medical Education:  Atlantic University School of Medicine

 


Rebecca Ruebsamen, DO

Undergraduate: UC Berkeley - B.S. Nutritional Science, emphasis in Physiology and Metabolism
Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences 

Hey guys! I’m Becka and I am from Ventura, California. I love living on the Central Coast of California and truly love the people I work with here at Marian Regional Medical Center.  As a fourth year medical student, I rotated here. While I was here, I had such great experiences working with the faculty, nursing staff, and getting to know the patient population in Santa Maria. I am passionate about family planning and am considering pursuing a fellowship in this area. I am also interested in advocacy and as such, I hold a position on ACOG as our Section 4 Junior Fellow Chair. I love traveling, hiking, going to the beach, and my corgi.  I am a diehard Cubs fan and sports lover in general.


PGY-3


Stephanie Zamora, DO

Undergraduate: Loyola Marymount University - B.S. Biochemistry and B.A. Spanish
Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences

Hello! My name is Stephanie! I was born and raised in sunny Los Angeles, California. After spending all of my life in Southern California, I am so excited and beyond grateful to start this next chapter of my life on the Central Coast. During my time rotating at MRMC as a 4th year medical student, I was drawn by the diverse patient population, the dedication of faculty to resident teaching, and the leadership opportunities that exist in joining a new residency program. My interests include high-risk pregnancies, improving access to reproductive health services, and working for health equity. In my free time I enjoy watching sports (Go Lakers!), attending concerts, traveling and spending time with my family.


PGY-2

Dr. Flores-Ortega
Chesha Flores-Ortega, MD

Undergraduate: Southern Oregon University - B.S. Biomedical Sciences
Medical School:
St. George's University

 

Dr. Dani Grothouse
Dani Grothouse, DO

Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin - B.S. Biology
Medical School:
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

Hi, I’m Dani! I was born and raised on a ranch in central Texas, but couldn’t be happier that our residency program has brought me to the beautiful Central Coast of California. As a student rotating at Marian, I was drawn to the kindness displayed by staff I encountered and the opportunity to be a part of a newer program. I am passionate about rural healthcare and appreciate the opportunities available here to work with underserved populations. Outside of work, my husband and I enjoy taking our pups on new trails, working on our home, exploring small California towns, trying out new places to eat, and hosting our families at their new favorite vacation spot- the Central Coast!

 

Dr. Maya Sampath

Maya Sampath, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, Davis - B.S. Evolutionary Anthropology
Medical School:
Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California

Hi, my name is Maya. I was raised in Northern California and went to medical school in Los Angeles. I am very excited to be on the Central Coast and love living here so far. I was drawn to Marian Regional Medical Center by the close-knit OB/GYN team and the fact that is it a community hospital-based program. I am passionate about reproductive justice and am honored to get to work with our diverse patient population here. I can’t wait to develop my skills in such a supportive environment. Outside of residency, I like baking, ballet, traveling, hiking, and spending time with my dog.


PGY-1

Dr. Chen
Cassandra Chen, DO

Undergraduate: University of California, Davis - B.S. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Medical School:
Western University of Health Sciences

 

Dr. Raghavan
Deepika Raghavan, MD

Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley - B.S. Nutritional Sciences and Molecular Toxicology
Medical School:
University of Iowa

 

Dr. Rah

Jasmine Rah, MD

Undergraduate: Amherst College - B.A. Biology
Medical School:
University of Washington