Dr. Edgar Chavez, MD
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Edgar Chavez received his BS in Neuroscience from Pomona College in 1998 and his MD from Stanford University in 2004. He completed his residency in Family Medicine in 2007 at White Memorial Hospital, which helped forge his ongoing relationship with the hospital. Following his residency, Dr. Chavez decided to pursue his dream of serving the low-income community of South Central Los Angeles where he grew up following his family’s immigration to the Unites States from El Salvador.
Dr. Sandy Cadena, MD
Dr. Cadena received her MD from Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil in 2008. She completed her Family Medicine Residency Program in 2015 at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Following her residency, Dr. Cadena continued to follow her passion of helping underserved communities and providing each patient with a customized plan towards wellbeing.
Dr. Kerry Park, MD
Dr. Park specialize in women's healthcare, diagnosing, treating, and preventing medical conditions that affect women. Dr. Park also works with expecting mothers throughout their pregnancies, during childbirth, and postpartum. Dr. Park received his M.D. from University of Tennessee Medical School in 1992 and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1996 at the White Memorial Medical Center. Interesting Fact: Dr. Park is originally from Tennessee and speaks 3 languages (English, Korean, and Spanish).
Dr. David Lyons, MD
Dr David Lyons spent the first part of his childhood in south Los Angeles and the second part in south San Diego near the border of Tijuana, Mexico. Due to financial instability, Dr Lyons moved frequently with his family. He struggled with many adversities as a child. After finishing high school, he spent some months homeless and couch surfing before joining the Navy as a Corpsman. After 5 years of service and a deployment to Fallujah, Iraq, he established the stability needed to return to school and pursue his medical career. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Cellular/Molecular Biology and a minor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at San Diego State University. Finally, he obtained his medical doctorate and Masters of Public Policy at UCLA. Dr Lyons has a deep passion for serving underserved and low income communities with a particular focus on at risk adolescents. After graduating medical school, he attended residency at White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights. Since joining Universal Community Health Center, he’s become the medical advisor for the School Based Health Center program. His scope of practice notably includes addiction, prenatal, mild-moderate mental health, and diabetes care.
Dr. Victor Arias, MD
Dr. Victor Arias, MD is a highly dedicated and compassionate medical professional working at the Universal Community Health Center in South Los Angeles. With a wealth of experience and expertise in the medical field, Dr. Francesca is known for her unwavering commitment to providing quality healthcare services to underserved communities.
Dr. Jonathan Olumoya, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Jonathan Olumoya is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2012. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier, CA in 2015. Dr. Olumoya has been practicing in South Los Angeles since 2015, focusing on the culturally competent management of chronic diseases, preventive medicine, and the use of technology to improve the quality of medical care. He believes that a healthier community is a stronger community. He works with his patients so that they can be there for their friends and families.
Dr. Carlos Millan, MD
Dr. Carlos Millan received his BS in Molecular biology from California State University Fullerton in 2011 and his MD from Howard University in 2016. He completed his residency in Family Medicine in 2019 at White Memorial Hospital. Following his residency training, Dr. Millan is currently working at an urgent care setting , and continuing to peruse his passion from primary care at UCHC.
Dr. Oluwatoyin Akintujoye, MD
Dr. Oluwatoyin Akintujoye MD is a board certified physician in Family Medicine. She earned her medical degree at University of Colorado School of Medicine and completed her residency at California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles with a concentration in Integrative Medicine. She believes in a holistic approach to medicine and empowers patients to improve their health through lifestyle changes and education on their chronic medical conditions. In her spare time, Dr. Akintujoye enjoys reading, cooking, and hiking. In addition to English, Dr. Akintujoye is fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Angelina Nieto-Rodriguez, MD
Dr. Nieto-Rodriguez is a board certified physician in Family Medicine. She received a BA in Sociology from UCLA and a MD from the Keck School of Medicine of USC. During her time at USC, she joined the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) where she received an award recognizing her outstanding work and determination. Dr. Nieto-Rodriguez went on to complete her residency in Family Medicine at the Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center. She is a bilingual and bicultural physician who is dedicated to providing culturally competent care to underserved communities.