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About Me

Dr. Nave was born in Los Angeles, California and is a graduate of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. She completed her internship and pediatric residency  at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and its affiliates UCLA, Los Angeles Childrens Hospital and Harbor General. She has practiced pediatric medicine for 26 years including outpatient private practice and is now working as a pediatric hospitalist and child abuse forensic examiner in San Luis Obispo County.  Dr. Nave has maintained certification through the American Board of Pediatrics since 1996. In addition, she is a member of the Catholic Medical Association and the American College of Pediatricians. 

Dr. Nave has been married for 26 years and has 2 college age sons.  Dr. Nave has worked as a parent volunteer at St. Rose Catholic School and for Troop 60 of  the Boy Scout of America. Currently she volunteers at St. Rose Catholic School as a Catholic Identity member of the SAC Board. 

Dr. Nave also enjoys baking bread, cooking, reading, dancing, and hiking.  She is looking forward to assisting patients via Telehealth medicine at MyCatholicDoctor.

Services Offered

  • All general pediatric and adolescent needs
  • Convenient care for minor illnesses
  • Vaccination consultation
  • Pediatric behavioral help including depression, anxiety, ADHD
  • Adolescent medicine from a Catholic perspective

Licensed States


In-Network Carriers

Anthem Blue Cross (PPO, Indemnity, and Anthem Medicare PPO), Cigna, Anthem of California

Patients I See

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