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About Dr. Nave

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 30 years and two young adult sons.  Dr. Nave has worked as a parent volunteer at St. Rose Catholic School and for Troop 60 of  the Boy Scout of America. She also enjoys baking bread, cooking, reading, dancing, and hiking. 

Dr. Nave is looking forward to assisting patients via Telehealth medicine at MyCatholicDoctor.

Dr. Nave will be on family leave for the month of May

Licensed States


In-Network Carriers

Anthem of California, Cigna, United Healthcare, TriCare Select

This provider does not participate nor bill Medi-Cal.

Anthem of California Networks Include: Commercial, PPO, Indemnity, Work Comp, and Medicare PPO, Pathway EPO in California – effective 04.01.2023. 

Blue Shield of California

United Healthcare Networks Include: NexusACO (OAP, NR, OA, NRP, R, NRP, RB, RP), Select (EPO, Plus POS, HMO, Select Plus), Navigate & Navigate plus, PPO, Core (EPO), Choice (EPO, HMO, HMO Plus, Plus POS), Surest Plan, Charter (POS, EPO, HMO), Core (HMO, Plus POS)

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


Dr. Nave sees children and adolescents for all medical and mental health needs.
*Languages: English, Spanish