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Dr. Luis Bautista, CMO

Dr. Luis Bautista, CMO

Family Medicine
Location: All Sites

Dr. Bautista is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has been in practice since 2006. In 2001, he graduated t he University of San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Bautista attended the New York Medical College, graduating in 2005 with a Doctor of Medicine. He completed hisinternship in Family Medicine in 2006 at the Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton. Dr. Bautista is currently completing his residency in Family Medicine at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Bautista is affiliated with The American Academy of Family Physicians. He has a special interest in sports medicine, dermatology and diabetes. He speaks fluently in English and Spanish.


Dr. Manshi Valluri Mallepogu, MD

Dr. Manshi Valluri Mallepogu, MD

Location: Escondido and Santee Family Medicine

Dr. Valluri is Board Certified by the Medical Board of California. She received her Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research from the University of California, San Diego in 2015. She went on to do her Internship at Griffin Hospital, a Yale affiliated Hospital. Dr. Valluri did her Internal Medicine Residency at Mountain View Hospital. She cares about her patients and gets an immense sense of satisfaction when she sees her patients smile.

Pam Ferolie, FNP

Pam Ferolie, FNP

Nurse Practitioner
Location: Alpine Family Medicine

Pam Ferolie is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing and specializes in Family Medicine as well as a Certified Nurse of the Operating Room. Pam has been in practice since 1980. In 1974, Pam obtained an Associate Degree from San Jacinto College in Nursing and in 1990 she graduated from the University of Redlands with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management. She attended the University of San Diego, graduating in 1997 with a Master of Science in Nursing- Family Health Nurse Practitioner. She holds a National Certification for Family Nurse Practitioners by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Pam is affiliated with the American Association of Operating Room Nurses, American Nurses Association, American College of Nurses Practitioners, California Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, and Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society, Zeta Mu Chapter.

Carol Lieber, NP-C

Carol Lieber, NP-C

Nurse Practitioners
Location: Mountain Health Family Medicine

Carol Lieber is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing and specializes in Family Medicine. She is also a Board Certified Registered Nurse by the State of Arizona Board Registered Nursing. Carol has been in practice since 1991. In 1991, Carol obtained an Associate Degree from Santa Rose Junior College in Nursing and in 2005 she graduated with honors from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She attended the University of Arizona, graduating with honors in 2008 with a Master of Science in Nursing. She holds a National Certification for Family Nurse Practitioners by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Also, she has a certification in Advances Rural Health. She has worked in a variety of settings ranging from surgical nursing, oncology, home health, to working in a migrant farm worker program. Carol speaks fluently in English and Spanish.

Mike Nace, ACNP-BC

Mike Nace, ACNP-BC

Location: All Sites

Mike Nace is a Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Mike graduated with a Master’s Degree in Trauma Critical Care with an emphasis in Emergency Medicine from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.  He has been an RN since 1990 and an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for more than 20 years. Mike retired from the Navy in 2009 after serving 30 years. He enjoys traveling with his family and playing golf. He resides with his wife and has 6 grown children, one of which is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Emergency Medicine.

Jessica Sanders, FNP-BC

Jessica Sanders, FNP-BC

Family Medicine
Location: Alpine Family Medicine

Jessica Sanders is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She is originally from Boston and graduated from Massachusetts’ General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions, School of Nursing in 2011. She has been a family nurse practitioner for the past 8 years and has also worked as a pediatric RN. She continues to go on international mission trips to provide care for those in need in countries such as Kenya, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and El Salvador. Jessica enjoys playing soccer, loves the outdoors and is passionate about providing care to the under-served. Jessica moved to the San Diego area in 2013 where she resides with her husband and daughter.

Jay Cool, PA-C

Jay Cool, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Location: Santee Empire Family Medicine

Jay Cool is Board Certified with the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Jay graduated from Pennsylvania State University Physician Assistant Program in 1979. Served as a corpsman in the USN 1971 – 1975. He has worked in a variety of settings and spent a number of years working for the Department of Veterans Affair.

Norma Sharpe, PA-C

Norma Sharpe, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Location: 25th Street Family Medicine

Norma A. Sharpe is a registered Physician Assistant, licensed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. PA Sharpe graduated from California State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2001. She is also working towards a Community and Economic Development Certificate. Some of her past activities include the Tulare County League of Mexican-American Woman, Association of Physicians for the Underserved, National Health Service Corps Scholar, Howard Hughes Biomedical Research Program, and was a member of the Health Career Opportunity Program. PA Sharpe’s current and past positions include being a PA for a correctional state facility, worked with at risk youth and adults, and providing services to an underserved population. She is also bilingual, speaking fluent English and Spanish.

Whitney E. Tobin, PA

Whitney E. Tobin, PA

Nurse Practitioner
Location: Alpine Family Medicine

Whitney Tobin is registered Physician Assistant, certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2013 and went on to receive her Masters as a Physician Assistant in 2018. Whitney has received the following Certifications: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support Certified Health Care Provider, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. She has also volunteered as an EMT, at HOPES Free Clinic, and Heartland Hospice. Her Clinical Rotations include; Cardiology, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ears, Nose & Throat, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Pediatrics, and Family Medicine.

Joyce Kellawon, MD, MPH, Medical Ethics

Joyce Kellawon, MD, MPH, Medical Ethics

Internist
Location: Per Diem at All Sites

Patrick Sweet III, M.D.

Patrick Sweet III, M.D.

Location: Per Diem at All Sites

Patrick Sweet, M.D. is a native of southern California and hails from Ventura County. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), and has had specialized training in dermatologic, endoscopic, gynecologic and musculoskeletal procedures. Dr. Sweet has had additional graduate training in fields complementary to family medicine. Beginning with an internship in Basic Surgery at Naval Medical Center San Diego, he went on to have four years total residency training in Emergency Medicine and Anatomic Pathology prior to completing his residency in Family Medicine. In addition to his patients benefiting from this unique background, Dr. Sweet has a passion for education and has shared his experience with resident physicians as Advanced Procedures Chief Resident at UC San Diego and was awarded the prestigious Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Resident Teacher Award. He followed this by being appointed as associate program director for the UC Riverside Family Medicine Residency where he taught and mentored resident physicians and medical students.

Dr. Sweet is a US Navy veteran and served as a medical officer in the active and now reserve components of the US Navy. His military accomplishments include being a plank owner of and deploying with the USS MAKIN ISLAND (LHD-8), team physician to reserve Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) Team SEVENTEEN, Battalion Surgeon to 4th LIGHT ARMORED RECONNAISSANCE BATTALIAN and now as Regiment Surgeon for 14th MARINE REGIMENT. He also holds a volunteer appointment as a medical manager to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and California Task Force Eight (CATF-8) as direct supervisor to Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) medics in the event of a large-scale disaster. For FEMA.

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