Medical Director of Mercy Family Health Center
MD, UC Irvine University
BS, Loma Linda
Originally from Orange County, southern California, Dr. Namihas became the Associate Program Director of the Mercy Redding Family Practice Residency Program in 1996, after serving as a faculty member for 9 years within this residency program. He completed his undergraduate education at Loma Linda University, followed by a medical degree from the University of California, Irvine. Internship took place at U.C. Davis Medical Center with completion of family practice residency at Mercy Redding (Shasta-Cascade Family Practice Residency Program) in 1990. After 4 years of private practice including OB, he went into full-time work teaching residents in this residency program. He completed a Faculty Development Fellowship through the UCSF School of Medicine in 1997 and a Program Director Fellowship through the National Institute of Program Directors’ Development in Kansas City, Missouri in 1999. The favorite part of his job is procedure training, including minor surgery and vasectomies. His personal interests include snowboarding, wakeboarding, wake surfing, cycling, and racquetball.