specialty is called FAMILY
MEDICINE, which means healthcare for both genders and all ages.
shows continuity of care optimizes quality of
This clinic is a
Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
(even though we lose your
business), if you established care with a previous provider in
town, we encourage you to continue with that provider if
possible for optimal care.
We WELCOME qualifying
new patients including:
whose PCP has retired
too old to see their pediatrician yet has not chosen a PCP
for their adult care
recently moved to San Diego without a PCP
switching insurance and ineligible to continue with their
for Immigration Examination
who wants international travel consultation that their PCP
does not do
travelers whose PCP is out of the country
For those who
meet these qualifications, let us know how we can help!
any of the following pertain to you, you will LOVE this clinic...
want to optimize your health and happiness.
been suffering with your symptom(s) and want to know what is
really going on.
sick and tired of feeling sick and tired.
open to coaching about your lifestyle (e.g. nutrition,
activity) and want to be acknowledged for your super good
at the top of your game and want to maintain robust health.
The Clinic Manager
and certified Medical Assistant is Jorge
Perez. He trained at
United Education Institute (UEI), where he
learned about medicine and the techniques of obtaining vital
signs, administering immunizations, performing medical tests, and
venipuncture (blood draw). Jorge has 11 years
experience as a medical professional.
is the Employee of the Month + has won a free monthly
pass on the Metropolitan Transit System. Congratulations!
Also, most of the accolades for the doctor's top patient
satisfaction is because of his work. Jorge is on the
forefront, in the scene, and behind the scene. We are lucky to
work with him.
is a Fitness Coach. He has undergone a
transformational fitness program
that he created. In the course of a year he
was able to bring his resting heart rate from 87 down to 38 (making his heart that much more efficient so it has to pump
less times per minute to circulate his blood). This is the
tip of the iceberg of what he has done in fitness. He
instructs circuit fitness classes on Tuesdays at 7PM
at Lotus Fitness and has been featured on Univision television as
a fitness expert. Jorge is also a boxing
fan. He just got certified to instruct P90X.
physician is Sunita Shailam, M.D. She grew up in upstate
New York, where she completed a Baccalaureate of Science
(Biology-Sociology) at Union College then a
Doctorate of Medicine at Albany
Medical College, both of Union University. She then
completed a 3 year Family
Medicine residency specialty training in Atlanta at Emory University.
She is a
Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Family
Medicine with 20 years experience as a physician.
Shailam protects, educates, heals, and inspires integrating
both the art and science of medicine.
doctor treats nearly
all health conditions, utilizing the
best of modern medicine with an emphasis upon natural
healthy lifestyles. She has additionally studied nutrition,
fitness training, and counseling/hypnosis. As a primary care physician, she works exclusively
Health Medical Clinic, Inc., although she treats patients in the hospital and home if
necessary. The aforementioned unique and special combination is present in
<1% of Primary Care Physicians. She is also a United States Citizen
and Immigrations Services Civil Surgeon and an FAA Aviation
Shailam was ranked #1 for
several years in Mercy Physicians Medical Group, which has been
ranked #1 several years in San Diego by Consumer Assessment of
Healthcare Provider and Systems (CAPHS),the
most renown and respected state-wide managed healthcare patient
by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under the US
Department of Health and Human Services. This ranking is due to outstanding patients,
health insurances, MPMG, and
all affiliates including specialists, pharmacists, and Scripps
interests outside of medicine are as varied as her interests
within medicine. She enjoys bicycling (5 mile work commute), simple yoga, nature photography, and comedy.
Back in middle school, she was the 3rd place NY state spelling
bee champion and now has fun with cre8ive quips, including on
this website. If you don't laugh at her jokes, she can fix your funny bone.
PRACTICE ASSOCIATION (IPA)
associated with Mercy Physicians Medical Group (MPMG),
an independent practice association (3rd party managing
healthcare between patients and health insurance).
We are grateful to them for their outstanding service
over the years in advocating for and helping our
associated with Scripps Healthcare. If necessary, the
primary care doctor here along with a team specialist doctors,
nurses, pharmacists, therapists, technicians, and staff can take care of
you at Scripps Mercy Hospital. We are grateful to them for their outstanding
service over the years in advocating for and helping our