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Soquel Drive clinic office

Dignity Health Dominican

Specialty Care - Dignity Health Medical Group - Santa Cruz, CA


1595 Soquel Dr, Ste 411

Santa Cruz, CA 95065



8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sat Closed

Sun Closed

Specialty Care - Santa Cruz, CA is a medical clinic that offers many services, including endocrinology, infectious disease, and rheumatology.

Comprehensive endocrinology services

An endocrinologist cares for disorders of the endocrine system—the system of glands that produces hormones. At Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican, endocrinologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the glandular system and metabolism—most commonly diabetes and thyroid diseases.

Endocrinology conditions treated

  • Adrenal insufficiency/disorders
  • Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Glandular tumors
  • Hypothyroidism/hyperthyroidism
  • Obesity linked to diabetes
  • Osteoporosis due to hyperparathyroidism
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid nodules/goiter

Specializing in infectious diseases

The Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican Infectious Diseases physician specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of infection related problems and their attendant complications. The doctor delivers integrated care, keeping the patient’s primary care physician informed and emphasizes communication between patients, families and care providers. We focus on providing medical care consistent with national guidelines, yet tailored to the needs of our patients. Infectious diseases can be caused by many different organisms, often referred to as germs, and most commonly result from infections with bacteria and viruses. 

  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

  • Bone/joint infections

  • Chickenpox 

  • Chronic lung or pulmonary infections

  • Common cold 

  • Flu 

  • Fungal infections (excluding mold exposure)

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

  • Immunodeficiency diseases

  • Infections in transplant and immunocompromised patients

  • Infections of prosthetic devices (artificial devices, pacemakers, etc.)

  • Malaria 

  • Mycobacterial infections

  • Persistent fever of unknown cause in an immunocompromised patient

  • Sexually transmitted diseases (gonorrhea, syphilis)

  • Tuberculosis

  • West Nile

Rheumatology services offered

Our team of rheumatologists at Dignity Health Medical Foundation is dedicated to helping patients regain movement and strength lost from arthritis and similar diseases affecting the joints, muscles, or bones. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to reducing pain and managing symptoms effectively. Our specialists can help if you're experiencing pain, stiffness, or swelling.

It's our philosophy to treat each individual as a whole, not just the disease, keeping them informed and involved in their treatment plans. Our teams collaborate across departments—rheumatology working closest with rehabilitationorthopedists, and pain management—to provide the care you need.

  • Rheumatoid arthritis treatment
  • Corticosteroids
  • Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs 
  • Heat and cold therapy
  • Massage
  • Physical therapy 
  • Surgery to repair or replace a damaged joint in severe cases

Care when you need it

With clinics throughout California, a Dignity Health Medical Foundation physician is right around the corner, waiting to assist you along your wellness journey.

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