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Camellia Women's Health

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Marvin Kamras -- MD, FACOG

Marvin H. Kamras, M.D., is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist in practice in Sacramento since 1977. Dr. Kamras has specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility as well as high risk obstetrics and gynecologic surgery. His interests also include medical quality assurance and quality improvement, and he is active in regional, state and national quality assurance programs. Dr. Kamras is a past Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at American River Hospital and is the past Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mercy San Juan Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American College of Surgeons. Furthermore, Dr. Kamras is a member of the American Fertility Society, the Pacific Coast Fertility Society, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the Sacramento-El Dorado Medical Society and the California Medical Association. In December 2003, Sacramento Magazine featured Dr. Kamras as one of Sacramento’s “Top Doc’s” as chosen by a survey of fellow physicians.

Dr. Kamras, along with Dr. Polansky, founded Camellia Women’s Health in 1977.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
College or university: Brooklyn College
Degree: BS, biology

College or university: State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
Degree: MD

Internship: Long Island Jewish, Hillside Medical Center

Residency: Long Island Jewish, Hillside Medical Center

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

MEMBERSHIPS/SOCIETIES:
Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American College of Surgeons
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
California Medical Association
Sacramento-El Dorado Medical Society
Northern California Obstetrical and Gynecological Society

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:
Mercy San Juan
Sutter Community Hospitals

LICENSURE:
State of California
State of New York
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A. David Lerner -- MD, FACOG

A. David Lerner, M.D., is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist in practice in Sacramento since 1983; he has also board certified in integrated holistic medicine, with emphasis on nutrition and vitamin therapy.  Dr. Lerner maintains a special interest in menopause, its symptoms and treatment. He also has interests in laparoscopic surgery and diseases of the cervix. He was a Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mercy San Juan Hospital and was a member of the Medical Executive Committee at Mercy San Juan Hospital, which is responsible for medical quality assurance. Dr. Lerner is a member of the American Fertility Society, the California Medical Association and the Sacramento-El Dorado Medical Society. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
College or university: Brooklyn College
Degree: BA

College or university: Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Degree: MD

Internship: City Hospital Center of Elmhurst

Residency: Maimonides Medical Center

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Integrated Holistic Medicine

MEMBERSHIPS/SOCIETIES:
Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Fertility Society
Northern California Obstetrical and Gynecological Society
Sacramento-El Dorado Medical Society

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:
Mercy San Juan
Sutter Community Hospitals

LICENSURE:
State of California
State of New York

LANGUAGES SPOKEN:
English
Spanish
German
Hebrew
Yiddish
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Jenifer Burkhalter -- MD, FACOG

Jenifer Burkhalter M.D., is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist who recently returned to Sacramento from Colorado Springs, Colorado. She grew up in Sacramento and received an Army scholarship to medical school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She completed her residency training on Oahu, Hawaii, and moved to Colorado Springs to complete her work in the Army. During that time, she was deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom for one year.

Dr. Burkhalter returns to Sacramento after completing her military commitment with special interests in adolescent gynecology, infertility, and family planning, as well as treatment of incontinence and options for women in the perimenopause.  She is certified in advanced laparoscopic surgery to include single site laparoscopy and DaVinci robotic surgery.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
College or university: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Degree: BA, psychology

College or university: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Degree: MD

Internship/Residency: OBGYN, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

MEMBERSHIPS/SOCIETIES:
Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Member, Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society

Member, California Medical Association

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Lindsey Dawson -- MD, FACOG

Lindsey M. Dawson M.D., is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist, and is the newest physician to join Camellia Women's Health.  Dr. Dawson received a Bachelors of Science in Phyisology from U.C. Santa Barbara, followed by medical school at Pennsylvania State University.  

She completed her residency at U.C. Davis in 2008 and subsequently spent two years in a Family Planning fellowship at Stanford University.  

She specializes in general obstetrics and gynecology, with a special interest in family planning, complex contraception, and adolescent gynecology.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
College or University:
UC Santa Barbara
Degree: BS, physiology

College or university:  Pennsylvania State University
Degree: MD

Internship/Residency: Family Planning, Stanford University

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Christina N. Mora -- M.D.

Christina N Mora M.D., recently joined Camellia Women's Health after completing her residency at Stamford Hospital, A Columbia University Affiliate in Stamford, Connecticut.  Dr. Mora received a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Saint Joseph College followed by medical school at The Ohio State University. She relocated here from the east coast as she has family in Northern California. 

Dr. Mora specializes and enjoys general obstetrics and gynecology, with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, gynecologic infectious diseases, family planning and adolescent gynecology.  

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
College or University:
Saint Joseph College
Degree: BS, biology; chemistry minor

College or university:  The Ohio State University
Degree: MD

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology- in process

Internship/Residency: Stamford Hospital, A Columbia University Affiliate
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Stephanie Radke -- MD

Dr. Radke joined Camellia Women's Health after completion of her residency at University of California Davis Medical Center here in Sacramento, CA. She received her Bachelors of Liberal Arts at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa with a double major in biology and psychology followed by a medical degree from the University of Iowa.  She relocated to the west coast for residency and elected to remain in Sacramento to start her career.

Dr. Radke practices full-spectrum general obstetrics and gynecology, with a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis, minimally invasive surgery including DaVinci robotic surgery, as well as natural child birth.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
College: Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
Degree: BA, double major biology & psychology, minor in chemistry
Medical School: The University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
Degree: MD

Board certification: in progress

Internship/Residency: University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento

Professional Memberships:
ACOG
AAGL
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Eve LaValley Willsey – MD

A graduate of the Phoenix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Eve LaValley is happy to have joined Camellia Women’s Health. She previously received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from New York University, followed by her medical degree from University of Nevada School of Medicine.

She practices general obstetrics and gynecology, and is passionate about helping women through both low-risk and high-risk pregnancies. She is certified in DaVinci robotic surgery but enjoys all aspects of gynecologic care and surgery.

Dr. LaValley speaks Spanish fluently. She enjoys travel both near and far, downhill skiing, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Educational Background:
Undergraduate: New York University
Degree: BA in biology, minors in creative writing and Spanish

Medical School: University of Nevada School of Medicine
Degree: MD

Residency: Phoenix Integrated Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Phoenix, Arizona

Board Certifications: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology – in process
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Helen Vinogradova -- MD

Helen Vinogradova was born and grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia.  In 1985, she graduated from the First Acad. I.P. Pavlov Medical Institute. She completed her internship in general surgery and her fellowship in surgical oncology; she worked as a general surgeon and surgical oncologist for over ten years.

In 1996, she moved to the U.S., where she confirmed her medical degree and successfully graduated from the residency program in Family and Community Medicine at UC Davis Medical Center.  Dr. Vinogradova is a member of the AAFP and is fluent in English and Russian.

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Linda Honda -- MSN, APRN, BC, FNP

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
College or University: California State University, Fresno
Degree: BSN

College or University: California State University, Dominguez Hills
Degree: MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:
State of California, Registered Nurse
State of California, Family Nurse Practitioner
ASPO/Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator
NCC In-Patient Obstetrics Certified Labor and Delivery Nurse
ANCC Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
RTS Grief Counselor

MEMBERSHIPS/SOCIETIES
ASPO/Lamaze International
California Nurses Association
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Eli Walker -- NP

College or University: Sonoma State University
Degree: BS Biology

College or University: Samuel Merritt University
Degree: MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:
State of California, Registered Nurse
State of California, Family Nurse Practitioner

MEMBERSHIPS/SOCIETIES:
Sigma Theta Tau
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Michelle Goddard -- MSN, WHNP-BC

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
College or university: California State University, Long Beach
Degree: BS Nursing

College or university: Frontier Nursing University
Degree: MSN, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:
State of California: Registered Nurse
State of California: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

MEMBERSHIPS/SOCIETIES:
National Association of Nurse Practitiners in Women's Health
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Kristin Swyers-Hopp -- NP, FNP-C

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
College or university: State University of New York at Buffalo
Degree: B.A. Physical Anthropology

College or university: Case Western Reserve University
Degree: M.A. Medical Anthropology/International Health & Medicine

College or University: American River College
Degree: A.S. Nursing

College or University: Jacksonville Univeristy
Degree: B.S. Nursing

College or University: Samuel Merritt Univeristy
Degree: M.S. Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:
State of California: Registered Nurse
State of California: Family Nurse Practitioner 
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

AFFILIATIONS:
California Association for Nurse Practitioners - Sacramento Chapter
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The Ob Gyn doctors at Camellia Women's Health provide care for pregnancy, infertility, menopause, and other obstetrical and gynecological conditions to patients in the Roseville, Granite Bay, Carmichael, and Sacramento areas of California.
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