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Residents

Class of 2022

Joshua A. Arvizu, MD

Arvizu

Originally from Glendale, Calif., Arvizu earned his medical degree from the Universidad de Montemorelos School of Medicine in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He has a holistic approach to each patient, taking into consideration their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing as part of their short-term and long-term care.


Tricia Bautista, MD

Tricia Bautista

A California native, Bautista earned her medical degree from the University of Perpetual Help in the Philippines. The opportunity to care for an underserved community alongside compassionate, supportive residents and faculty is why I chose this program. The close connection among the residents was palpable when I interviewed, and I knew that, as challenging as residency training is, I would have a community of inspiring and caring colleagues to lean on. I am thankful to be right and am incredibly proud to be a part of this residency program.


Vikramjeet S. Dhillon, MD

Vikramjeet S. Dhillon

Dhillon earned his medical degree from Smolensk State Medical Academy in Russia. He was inspired to practice medicine after watching his father, also a physician, care for patients in their remote town in India. The Hanford Family Medicine Residency program looks at the applicant as a whole person. It doesn't evaluate individual merely with their score, academic performance , it selects residents inspired to make a difference in their patient lives (Physically, mentally, and spiritually). Hanford Residency program prepares resident for the most realistic practice after graduation.


Jennifer Garcia, MD

Jenny Garcia

Jennifer Garcia, MD completed her medical degree at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine in Quezon City, Philippines. Dr. Garcia is excited to pursue family medicine because it will allow her to build long-term relationships with her patients.


Ruth Lopez, MD

Ruth Lopez

Originally from Mexico, Lopez earned her medical degree from the Universidad Xochicalco Medical School in Ensenada. She believes preventative medicine is the key to improving a patient’s quality of life, and her goal is to make a positive impact on the community by combining science and compassion.


Hugo E. Lopez, MD

Hugo Lopez

A desire to prevent disease and help those with medical needs lead a healthier lifestyle inspired Lopez to earn his medical degree from Autonomous University of Santa Ana in his native El Salvador. He enjoys being part of a patient’s healing process and able to serve an entire family and the community.


Adedamola Omole, MD

Adedamola OmoleOmole was inspired to practice medicine by the joy and satisfaction he witnessed in his physician father as he cared for patients in their native Nigeria. He earned his medical degree from Zaporizhzhia State Medical University in Ukraine. Hanford residency resonated with my idea of holistic patient care, and I chose this program to experience this unique opportunity with a diverse population of doctors and staff.


Class of 2023

Harkomal Kaur, MD

Harkomal Kaur

Central Valley is home for Kaur so staying close to family and giving back to the Central Valley was her driving force to join this residency program. She graduated from the Ross University School of Medicine and completed her bachelor’s in biology at UCLA. Her passion for primary care flourished as she witnessed communities struggling due to a shortage of primary care in the underserved regions of Punjab. Now her dream is to provide medical services to those in need.


Tahmores Matin, MD

Tahmores Matin, M.D.

Raised in Orange County. He went to undergrad at University of California Riverside. He attended medical school at University of Autonoma Guadalajara, with completion of his medical school at New York Medical College in the 5th Pathway Program. He grew up spending most weekends in hospitals with his RN mom. When his father had his first heart attack, he saw and valued the care that he received. He witnessed the impact a doctor can have and chose to dedicate his life to medicine. Allowing me to work in an underprivileged area in need of physicians that allows a Family Medicine Resident to Practice full scope medicine in a unopposed program, dedicated to patient health and spiritual health.


Linha Mazin Mohammed, MD

Linha Mazin Mohammed, M.D.

was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. She attended medical school at University of Sharjah in United Arab Emirates. Her mentor in medicine was her grandmother. After school, she used to accompany her to her private clinic in an underserved area in Iraq. She became inspired by witnessing her passion for community healthcare. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, meditation, and exploring new restaurants.


Youstina Morkos, MD

Youstina Morkos, M.D.was born and raised in Egypt. She earned a medical degree from Sohag University, Faculty of Medicine and completed a one-year internship at Sohag University Hospital. She is looking forward to the exposure to different cultures in the central valley. In her free time, she likes spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, and reading. Umer Rashid, M.D. was born and raised in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. He attended medical school at Sargodha Medical College. After graduation, he moved to the central valley and did clinical research with a primary focus on NASH. He enjoys spending time with family, playing table tennis, and exploring the beautiful coastline of California .


Umer Rashid, MD

Umer Rashid, M.D. was born and raised in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. He attended medical school at Sargodha Medical College. After graduation, he moved to the central valley and did clinical research with a primary focus on NASH. He enjoys spending time with family, playing table tennis, and exploring the beautiful coastline of California.


Khaing Khaing Win, MD

Khaing Khaing Win, M.D. was born and raised in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). She went to the University of Medicine (2), Yangon. After graduation, she worked as a lecturer in the Pathology Department at her medical school and practiced medicine in her home country for 10 years. Khaing immigrated to the United States in 2017 and is now happy to be part of the Adventist Health Hanford Family Medicine Residency Program! She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and traveling.


Class of 2024

Natasha Ahmed, MD

Khaing Khaing Win, M.D. Completed her medical degree from Fatima Jinnah Medical University in Pakistan. Her desire to become a doctor and be learn more about the art of science came from the unfortunate experience of her healthy father passing away from a heart attack when she was only 10 years. I was excited about the opportunity to experience full-spectrum training within a supportive environment that will enable me to serve diverse, underserved and vulnerable populations in the Central Valley and beyond.


Kavya Chavali, MD

Kavya ChavaliCompleted her medical degree from Volgogard State medical University in Russia. She chose this program because it offers unopposed opportunities to train in fundamental and myriads of medicine thanks to its location and patient population, and camaraderie between faculty, administration, and the residents that is rare to find. The didactic structure of the program is very effectively supported by its highly knowledge and approachable faculty, and the program supports a healthy work-life balance that works perfectly for my young family consisting of a preschooler and a toddler.

John Pinches, MD

ohn Pinches

Completed his medical degree from the University of Perpetual Help in the Philippines. He was inspired to practice medicine after watching both his grandmother and his father, also physicians care for their patients. He grew up in Dubai and speaks Japanese and Spanish. I chose Hanford because it represents what I believe in - living God’s love by caring for others.


Aseem Singh, MD

Aseem SinghCompleted his medical degree from Sri Guru Ram Dam Institute in India. Following in the footsteps of his Father, who has been a physician for the past 30 years, he hopes to continue to providing compassionate care to those in need. He grew up in India and speaks Punjabi and Hindi. Adventist Health-Hanford Family Medicine program gave me the opportunity to fulfill my passion for Rural Medicine while providing holistic care to all my patients.


Anthony Trinh, MD

Anthony Trinh, M.D.Completed his medical degree from AUC School of Medicine in the Caribbean. It was his passion to help people live healthier and better lives that inspired him to become a family practice physician. Dr. Trinh grew up in San Jose, CA and speaks Vietnamese. She chose Adventist Health Hanford FMR because of the emphasis on providing holistic medical care especially to populations that lack access to healthcare, the supportive staff and faculty, and it’s located in California.


Tiffany Yu, MD

Tiffany YuTiffany Yu, MD completed her medical degree from University of East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial in the Philippines. It was the limited access to healthcare in her hometown that inspired her to become a physician so that she can provide care to the underserved areas. She was born in the Philippines and grew up in Chino Hills, CA. Dr. Yu speaks Tagalog. The program provides extensive opportunities for the residents to become a vital part of the local community. They promote a supportive environment that is conducive to learning and ensure that we provide quality healthcare to all families. Additionally, Hanford is a charming little town located in close proximity to beaches and mountains, which makes it an enjoyable place to practice in.