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Aerovista Health Center

At Aerovista Health Center in San Luis Obispo our experienced team of Primary Care Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers offer diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses, the management of long term, acute and chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypothyroidism and heart disease. We offer guidance on preventative care, immunization, health maintenance with patient education and screening programs. Our office has a nurturing environment but virtual visits are available on request.

Meet our Expert Team

Steven Goodman, MD

Steven Goodman, MD – Family Medicine

Dr. Steven Goodman graduated from Tulane university with a Bachelors of Science with a Major in Biology. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago . Dr. Goodman did his internship and residency in Family Medicine at San Bernardino county hospital, following two years of working, outpatient medicine, traveling, fishing and scuba diving in Guam. He and his wife relocated to San Luis Obispo in 1988. He formed Cuesta Medical Group (CMG) in 1994. In 2015 CMG joined Dignity Health’s medical group Pacific Central Coast Health Centers.  Dr. Goodman continues to practice full service Family Medicine, and also serves as the Vice President of Clinical Operations for Pacific Central Coast Health Centers.

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Savitha Nukal, MD

Savitha Nukal, MD – Internal Medicine

Dr. Savitha Nukal is a highly skilled and compassionate physician with more than 20 years of experience in Internal Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Osmania University, India and completed her residency at The University of Maryland Medical Center Mid-Town Campus in Baltimore.

Dr. Nukal is known for her warm bedside manner and her ability to connect with her patients on a personal level. She takes the time to listen to her patients' concerns and works with them to develop personalized treatment plans that meet their individual needs. Dr. Nukal is board certified in Internal Medicine. She is committed to providing high-quality, patient-centered care to individuals and families in our community

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Steven Barbere, NP

Steven Barbere, NP

Steve Barbere is a board certified family nurse practitioner. He completed my Masters Degree at Southeast Missouri State University. Being a lifelong resident of the central coast he was extremely happy to return home. Prior to obtaining his Family Nurse Practitioner degree he worked at French Hospital in many capacities for many years. The familiarity of hospital staff, physicians and community agencies has enabled Steve to provide multidimensional care to his patients. He says he has had the  good fortune to work with outstanding physicians who have been knowledgeable and supportive.

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MariaCelis Capeling, NP

MariaCelis Capeling, NP

Mariacelis R. Capeling is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She completed her undergraduate degree at Loma Linda University and finished her Masters of Science in Nursing with emphasis in Family Practice at California State University Long Beach. She is a member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She enjoys serving her community and has done various international medical missions in Asia and Central America. She believes in holistic care and strives to build a strong collaborative relationship with each patient. She quotes Henry Ford: “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.”

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Aerovista Health Center

Ample amount of parking available

Musculoskeletal and connective tissue
Osteoarthritis, joint disorders, conditions of spine/back (excluding low back pain), low back pain, soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse, and pressure

Essential hypertension, coronary atherosclerosis and other chronic ischemic heart disease, heart failure, cardiac dysrhythmias

Acute respiratory infections, acute pharyngitis, allergic rhinitis, acute/chronic sinusitis, asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis

Mental, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders
Depressive disorders, other mood disorders/nonpsychotic mental disorders/behavioral syndromes, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders, opioid-related disorders

Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic disease
Diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, hypothyroidism, obesity

Diseases of the eye and adnexa
Retinal detachment and other retinal disorders/diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, glaucoma, inflammation and disorders of eyelid, conjunctivitis

Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Actinic keratosis and other sun-exposure–related disorders, acne, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis, contact dermatitis and other eczema

Disorders of the breast (excluding unspecified lump or mass), urinary tract infection, disorders of menstruation and abnormal bleeding, benign prostatic hyperplasia, calculus of kidney and ureter

Diseases of digestive system
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (with esophagitis), hernias of abdominal cavity, irritable bowel syndrome, anal and rectal diseases

Malignant neoplasm of skin (nonmelanoma), malignant neoplasm of breast, benign neoplasm of skin, malignant neoplasm of prostate

Common Primary Care Procedures: 

  • Allergy injections
  • Biopsy and excision of skin lesions
  • Flu shots and immunizations
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Joint injections
  • Physical exams for sports, school and summer camp
  • Cryotherapy
  • Minor Excision

Pacific Central Coast Health Centers contracts with most health insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, and provides health care services that fit your health plan benefits. If you have questions about the health insurance plans we accept, contact the office where you would like to be seen and our staff would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • CenCal
  • Cigna
  • Coventry – First Health
  • Health Net
  • Healthsmart – Interplan
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan – Beech Street
  • Networks by Design
  • Tricare
  • TriWest
  • United Healthcare
  • Western Growers

What makes our Expert Team at Aerovista Health Center?

Aerovista Health Center is a Family Practice clinic in San Luis Obispo that is dedicated to providing quality care at every visit. The expert team at this health center is a mix of experienced and learning individuals, dedicated to humankindness.

Video: Healthbreak -  Dr. Steven Goodman
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