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Addiction Medicine Clinicians in California

We are sorry, but at this time MyCatholicDoctor does not have any participating Addiction Medicine providers licensed in the state of California. For most clinical services, our providers are required by law to be licensed in the state where you are located. We are recruiting new providers all the time, so check back soon.

Please see our complete list below of MyCatholicDoctor providers currently available in California.

Other MyCatholicDoctor clinicians available in California

Ramona A. Krutzik, MD
Endocrinology │Chair, Department of Endocrinology

Dr. Krutzik sees adult patients with endocrine disorders starting at 18 years of age.

*Languages: English, Spanish

Rev. Fr. Christopher Smith, PharmD
Doctor of Pharmacy, Priest │Chair, Department of Pharmacy

Rev. Fr. Chris is a Doctor of Pharmacy who provides consultation regarding all medications and vaccines, especially regarding issues related to medical ethics.

*Languages: English

Robert Chasuk MD, CFCMC
Family Physician │Chair, Department of Women's Health & Fertility Care

Dr. Chasuk sees patients from adolescence through adulthood for general primary and urgent care. He has a special interest in restorative women’s health care using NaProTECHNOLOGY.

*Languages: English

Kim Marie Reyes, M.D.
Primary Care Physician, Women's health and fertility specialist

General practice: Primary Care women and men, urgent and chronic conditions (age 13 and up), urgent care age 13 and up, palliative care, end of life discussions, planning. OB/GYN: Board certified, NFP trained, Women’s health and telehealth OB, STI's, obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, menopause, bioidentical hormones.

*Languages: English, Spanish (conversational)

Gretchen V. Marsh, D.O.
Family Practice Physician, CFCMC

Dr. Marsh provides urgent care for patients of all ages. She also specializes in menstrual cycle disorders, fertility concerns, and menopause concerns. She is certified both as a NaProTechnology Medical Consultant and as a Creighton model Fertility Care practitioner.

*Languages: English

Mary L. Davenport, MD, FACOG, MS, CFCMC
OB/GYN, Integrative Medicine Physician

Dr. Davenport is an OB/GYN and integrative medicine physician who sees women and girls of all ages for OB/GYN issues, women 16 and older for primary care and integrative medicine, and male partners of infertility patients. She has special training and interest in infertility therapies, pregnancy loss, chronic fatigue, bioidentical hormone replacement, and nutritional approaches to medical problems. She is member of a group of physicians with expertise in Covid prevention and early ambulatory treatment, and will treat all adults for this diagnosis.

*Languages: English

Mary Nave, M.D.
Pediatrician

Dr. Nave sees children and adolescents for all medical and mental health needs.

*Languages: English, Spanish

Maria Abesa, M.D.
Pediatrician

Dr. Abesa sees children 0 through 18 years of age, for medical and behavioral/developmental concerns.

*Languages: English

Theresa Escalante, M.D.
Board Certified Physician in Internal Medicine and Integrative Medicine

Dr. Escalante is available for quick prescriptions, as well as managing chronic medical conditions. She also sees all ages for acute conditions and care for adults medical conditions.

*Languages: English, Spanish

Stephanie Whittle, MD
Family Physician

Dr. Whittle sees patients of all ages for primary care concerns and acute visits. She is available for virtual primary care, urgent care, and selected in person encounters.

*Languages: English, Spanish

Maura Buete, M.D.
Family Physician

Dr. Buete treats patients of all ages for urgent care needs, primary care, wellness and wound care.

*Languages: English

Tuzdy Currlin, M.D.
Pediatrician

Dr Currlin treats patients from birth through young adulthood for medical and behavioral concerns.

*Languages: English

Ann Grootegoed, D.O.
Primary Care Physician

Dr. Grootegoed sees patients for family care: Pediatrics to Seniors in health and acute and chronic sickness as well as Covid and Covid Long Haul.

*Languages: English

Jenna Shurer, FNP-C
FNP-C

Jenna Shurer, FNP-C treats adult women in the realm of restorative reproductive medicine. She is familiar with many methods of menstrual cycle charting including Marquette, Creighton, Billings Ovulation Method, and Sympto-thermal method.

*Languages: English

Cami Jo Tice-Harouff, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Doctor of Advanced Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner

Doctor of Advanced Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner

*Languages: English

Nora Zoe Ramos-Carthew, DPM
Podiatrist │Chair, Department of Podiatry

Dr. Ramos treats patients from birth to 100+ years old for all medical conditions of the foot and ankle. She also coaches on the prevention of foot deformities and chronic foot conditions for individuals and families. She is available for virtual consultations and in person in the CA Bay Area.

*Languages: English, Spanish

Kathryn Byram, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist │Chair, Department of Speech Therapy

Katie sees patients of all ages from neonates to adults treating speech and language, voice, cognitive and swallowing disorders. She would love to discuss any potential concerns to determine if therapy is appropriate. She specializes in infant feeding and swallowing.

*Languages: English

Flenje Oaferina, DPT
Physical Therapist, Billings Ovulation Method Instructor

Dr. Oaferina offers both Physical Therapy and Natural Family Planning services. She is available for virtual teletherapy care and follow-up in a virtual setting.

*Languages: English

Crystal Hayes, MS, RD
Registered Dietician

Crystal Hayes, dietitian, sees pediatric, perinatal, adult & geriatric patients. She has worked in primary care for 2 years providing nutrition therapy for diabetes, weight management, gastrointestinal conditions, disordered eating, feeding problems, substance use, autoimmune & metabolic disease.

*Languages: English

Annie McKenna, MS, RDN, LDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Health Coach

Annie is available for telehealth visits for pediatric and adult clients seeking nutrition consultation for general wellness, weight management, chronic disease prevention/care and nutrition coaching.

*Languages: English

Sandy Russell, MS, CDN, CNS candidate
Clinical Nutritionist

Sandy sees adults to support their healthy living and health challenges. She sees patients virtually via telehealth.

*Languages: English

Tim McNicoll, M.D.
Family Practice

Dr. McNicoll is available for virtual visits for adolescents with or without a parent (with parental or legal guardian consent), and for adult patients. Family members and caregivers are also welcome.

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Matthew Estrade, MA, MBA
Gerontologist

Matthew coaches care partners (caregivers) of persons living with Alzheimer’s or related dementias in strategies to make the best of a challenging situation. Appointments are typically for care partners so that they can speak frankly, however, they may include the person living with dementia if that is preferred. He also facilitates care partner support groups online to help them find fellowship and brainstorm solutions together. Support groups are also offered for persons living with dementia in the early stages. To Matthew, it is a privilege partnering with families to see what can be done to live life to its fullest.

*Languages: English

Cassondra Moriarty
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Certified Family Planning Instructor │Chair, Department of Lactation Consultation

Cassondra provides family planning education using sympto-hormonal methods with FEMM and Sympto-Thermal. She also provides lactation consultation and breastfeeding support.

*Languages: English

Craig Turczynski, Ph.D.
Reproductive Physiologist │Chair, Department of Men's Fertility Health

Dr. Craig Turczynski is an expert in the field of reproductive physiology, having formerly run an IVF, andrology and assisted reproductive technology lab. He left the IVF field and now helps couples who desire to achieve pregnancy restoratively, while under the guidance of their physician. He offers counseling to men who are concerned about their fertility and provides consultation to the couple’s health care team for how to interpret semen analysis and other fertility test results. When male factor is identified, he will research specific diagnostic and treatment options which can get to the root cause but are sadly not offered because of the aggressive use of IVF. He can also teach and coach the couple on use of the Billings Ovulation Method® or review other charting data to help them identify the optimum time to conceive when male factor exists. Dr. Turczynski is uniquely qualified to help couples who are considering or struggling to understand assisted reproductive technology. He will provide information that fertility centers never tell their patients. 

Caitlin Hanson
Certified Birth Educator

Caitlin meets with pregnant women in all stages of pregnancy and until approximately 12 weeks postpartum for additional support as they navigate motherhood.

*Languages: English

Stacey Nagle
CCL/STM Method Instructor

Stacey Nagle provides fertility awareness instruction and coaching to women through a lifetime of fertility (teens through perimenopause).

*Languages: English

Jamie Hobor, BS, CFCP
Certified FertilityCare Practitioner

Jamie Hobor sees all women anytime between their first and last period. Husbands/fiancé’s are encouraged to attend for natural family planning purposes. For young women (i.e., pre-teens and teens) mothers or another support person are welcome to come for health monitoring.

*Languages: English

Susan M. Robinson, M.S., NBC-HWC
National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Fertility Educator (FEMM)

Susan sees adolescents and adults for health and wellness coaching and weight management consultations. She also sees adolescent girls, adult women, and married women and their spouses for fertility education through FEMM.

*Languages: English

Therese Rodriguez
CFCP

Therese sees couples facing infertility, subfertility, recurrent miscarriage for it's medical and spiritual relational implications. Teens, young & adult women seen for PMS, irregular & painful cycles. Cycle synching strengths of cycle patterns for women: teens through peri-menopause.

*Languages: English, Spanish

Marilyn Wachs, BSMT
CFCP

Marilyn will see clients desiring to achieve or avoid pregnancy as well as women desiring to use CrMS and NaProTECHNOLOGY for gynecological issues.

*Languages: English

Leah Moretz
FEMM Teacher

Leah works with women and girls of all ages, from pre-puberty through menopause. She encourages women's partners to be involved in the sessions as well. Leah teaches clients from all states.

*Languages: English

Ana Schmude, MA
Certified Billings Ovulation Method® Instructor

Ana teaches couples and women to chart their menstrual cycles through the Billings Ovulation Method (BOM) to conceive or postpone pregnancy while also identifying potential reproductive or other health issues that a Fertility Awareness Methods (FAM) expert physician can promptly address.

*Languages: English, Spanish 

Vicki Braun, M.Sc., CGP
Fertility Educator/Natural Family Planning Instructor

Vicki Braun sees patients who are interested or in need of fertility education, achieving or avoiding pregnancy, as well as understanding women's and teenagers' fertility. She is available for virtual education.

*Languages: English

Estela Cordova
Instructora Método de la Ovulación Billings

Estela acepta a mujeres que desean conocer sobre su fertilidad y a parejas que desean utilizar Planificación Familiar Natural para concebir o posponer un embarzo.

*Languages: Spanish

Susan Miller
Billings Ovulation Method Instructor

Susan sees girls, women, and married couples who are wishing to learn to chart their cycles for medical knowledge or to avoid, postpone, or achieve pregnancy.

*Languages: English

Joan P. Pajak MS, RN
Certified Marquette and FEMM Instructor

Joan works with clients in all stages of reproductive life: teens, adults, postpartum, peri-menopause, post discontinuation of hormonal birth control, PCOS and other medical conditions. She teaches women/couples to recognize signs of fertility to avoid or achieve pregnancy and to learn the value of cycle charting as it applies to overall health.

*Languages: English

Ferely Correa
Billings Ovulation Method Instructor

Ferely works with couples/women who wish to achieve, postpone or avoid pregnancies, providing training on Natural Family Planning Billings Method.

Ferely trabaja con parejas/mujeres que deseen lograr, posponer o evitar embarazos, dando entrenamiento en el Método Natural de Planificación Familiar Billings.
*Languages: English, Spanish

Kim Cole
Certified Billings Instructor

Kim sees women and couples experiencing all phases of the continuum. Regular Cycles, Irregular Cycles, Breastfeeding, Coming off Hormonal Contraceptives, Perimenopausal and Stress. Couples wishing to achieve or avoid or looking for help understanding how to chart fertility.

*Languages: English

Monica Bergeron, CFCP
Certified Fertility Care Practitioner

Monica provides Natural Family Planning training and FertilityCare education for women and couples using the Creighton Model.

*Languages: English, Spanish

Darci Blackstock
Health Coach

Darci partners with adults interested in improving health and wellbeing.

*Languages: English

Lynn Knapke, MA, IAPOC, CHES, DBH(cand.)
Behavioral Health and Wellness Clinician

Lynn sees male or female adults or youth, religious sisters, and couples for behavioral health needs assessment plus wellness-life coaching. Lynn’s care is deeply whole-person and roots-oriented; with specialties in family-related issues, sorrowfulness, and insecurities. PraiseMoves (or Latin) exercise may also be requested by women (at least age 8; may be wheelchair-bound).

*Languages: English

Kristen Moore, CHWC
Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Kristen sees adults and adolescents for health and wellness consultation and weight management.

*Languages: English

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