Brandi Gomez is a Family Nurse Practitioner who is committed to providing the highest quality of care and service to Calaveras County. Her national service began in 1998 when she served four years in the United States Navy, including deployments to troubled areas of the world. Her nursing career was highlighted as a Nurse and leader at the San Joaquin County Primary Medicine Clinic where she also provided staff training. She took her amazing career one-step further when she enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Samuel Merritt University. She has graciously decided to join the health care team at the Valley Springs Health & Wellness Center. Brandi will be a great addition to the health services of Calaveras County.
Dr. Harvard Robbins is a board certified pediatrician who has dedicated his life to caring for children who are underserved. His professional career was launched when he completed his Doctorate of Pharmacy training at the University of Southern California in 1968. He later attended the University Autonama of Guadalajara in 1976 where he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD). His passion for pediatric medicine drew him to Loma Linda University, School of Medicine where he excelled in a 3-year residency. Dr. Robbins was then distinguished as the Chief Resident in Pediatrics, White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Although Dr. Robbins is sought after and respected throughout California, he has chosen to serve the children of Calaveras County.
Dr. Joel Eidelson is a general practice physician who has advanced training in physiology, biophysics, molecular biology and psychology. After graduating from U.C. Berkeley he began an amazing journey when he studied at Georgetown University earning a Master of Science degree. He then completed four years at Wright State University graduating and was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine degree. He then spent two years of advanced training in pediatrics at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. His passion has been to utilize his medical skills to improve patients’ health. Through education and empathetic listening, he wishes to create an environment dedicated to creating positive outcomes. Dr. Eidelson has decided to join the medical staff of the Mark Twain Health Care District to bring his talents and expertise to the people of Calaveras County.
Dr. Randy Smart graduated from U.C. Davis with honors. He then started his medical training with a scholarship to the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. His interest was in medical problem solving and human systems so he entered a three year residency in Internal Medicine. Following his residency, he then embarked on a twenty year medical career with the United States Air Force. He led medical missions to numerous third-world countries serving as an envoy for various United States interests. Dr. Smart returned to Calaveras County in 2002 and has served in a variety of leadership positions at the Mark Twain Medical Center. He is now the CEO of the Mark Twain Health Care District and has offered to also provide part time Internal Medicine services at the Valley Springs Health & Wellness Center.