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Jason Weisstein, M.D., M.P.H. - Top Doctors 2015

Whether helping doctors or patients, Dr. Jason Weisstein values having an impact. Expectations have changed now that patients are fitter and more active in their golden years.
2015.06.29 08:46 AM

Toni Long, M.D. - Top Doctors 2015

Her ability to relate is partly what drew Dr. Toni Long into medicine itself. Suffering from health problems as a child, she got an early front-row view of the profession.
2015.06.29 08:46 AM

Camille Harrison, M.D. - Top Doctors 2015

Active in Future Doctors of America as a teenager, Camille Harrison rotated through the specialties while in medical school, tried ophthalmology, and became “intrigued by the complexity of the eye.”
2015.06.29 08:46 AM

John Feller, M.D. - Top Doctors 2015

Dr. John Feller thought of himself as “kind of a geek,” he admits, into both technology and medical science as a child.
2015.06.29 08:46 AM

Steve Eickelberg, M.D. - Top Doctors 2015

A combination of life experiences led Steven Eickelberg to become a physician and an addiction psychiatrist.
2015.06.29 08:46 AM

Maher Abdallah, M.D. - Top Doctors 2015

Maher Abdallah grew up watching his cousin perform surgery and practice primary care; by age 11, he knew medicine was his path.
2015.06.29 08:46 AM

Visionary - Michael Landes

Healthcare Visionary - Eisenhower Medical Center, the Coachella Valley’s only not-for-profit hospital, relies on charity, donations, and philanthropy to continue delivering excellence to all its patients.
2014.11.06 03:27 PM

Visionary - Timothy Jochen, M.D.

Healthcare Visionary - "This is my favorite place in the whole world,” says Dr. Timothy Jochen. “I’ve traveled everywhere, and I always am so happy to come home.”
2014.10.09 11:01 AM

Visionary - Gary Honts

Healthcare Visionary - Honts notes that the hospital is an economic driver to the community, recruiting new physicians, which leads to additional office staff jobs as well.
2014.09.23 07:14 AM

Visionary - Carolyn Caldwell

Healthcare Visionary - DRMC also works in close partnership with the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership, relying on the agency’s internship and mentorship programs to introduce young people to healthcare careers at the hospital.
2014.09.22 03:13 PM

Visionary - Ritu Chopra, M.D.

Healthcare Visionary - "The best thing about locating our business here in the Coachella Valley is becoming part of the community,” says Dr. Ritu Chopra
2014.09.22 03:13 PM

Visionary - Scott M. Aaronson, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Healthcare Visionary - I’ve observed a lot of growth in the Coachella Valley in general, and I think that anyone who decides to move here will find it a rewarding experience.
2014.09.22 03:12 PM

Visionary - Ellie Kheirkhahi-Love, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Healthcare Visionary - Living in the Coachella Valley has been a “really amazing experience for us,” Dr. Kheirkhahi-Love says. “My husband and I moved here 16 years ago.
2014.09.22 03:12 PM

Enrique G. Jacome, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Enrique G. Jacome was the first gynecologic surgeon to perform a robotic hysterectomy in Riverside County and is an expert on da Vinci robotic surgery.
2014.07.01 05:43 AM

Sean A. Barlow, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Sean A. Barlow, chief psychiatrist at Betty Ford Center, is driven by the interconnectedness of emotions, biology, and society.
2014.07.01 05:43 AM

Khoi Le, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Growing up in Vietnam during the war years, Dr. Khoi Le saw firsthand the need for good medical care.
2014.07.01 05:43 AM

Monica Khanna, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Monica Khanna describes her job as providing 'confidence' for the patient, even before she mentions the state-of-the-art radiation technology.
2014.07.01 05:43 AM

Bryan L. Stone, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Let Dr. Bryan L. Stone explain his branch of medical science, and he enthusiastically describes nephrology as a full-body concert.
2014.07.01 05:43 AM

Timothy M. Jochen, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Timothy M. Jochen is not only accomplished in medicine, he has also worked as an engineer - a valuable skill in his highly successful dermatology practice.
2014.07.01 05:43 AM

Visionary - Gary Honts

When Gary Honts, CEO and president of JFK Memorial Hospital, recruits physicians, he sells them on the hospital’s superior quality as well as the resort lifestyle they can enjoy in the Coachella Valley.
2013.09.27 01:38 PM

Visionary - Dr. Joseph Scherger

The proliferation of primary medicine and urgent care centers in the Coachella Valley might be the area’s hottest — and most noticeable — story of the past few years.
2013.09.27 01:28 PM

Visionary - Dr. René Dell’Acqua

After graduating from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Dr. René Dell’Acqua opened her dental practice in the Coachella Valley to offer “five-star care in a five-star city.”
2013.09.27 12:35 PM

Visionary - Carolyn Caldwell

When Carolyn Caldwell was researching a career move, Desert Regional Medical Center impressed her. “It is truly comprehensive,” she says. “We are the only Level II Trauma Center in the Coachella Valley, we deliver more than 3,000 babies every year, and we have a comprehensive cancer center.
2013.09.27 12:29 PM

Visionary - Dr. Scott Aaronson

“The Palm Springs area has been great for my practice,” says Dr. Scott Aaronson, a board-certified plastic surgeon.
2013.09.27 12:13 PM

Pathways for the Next Generation

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership’s Workforce Excellence programs start at the end goal — filling the labor market with skilled employees in high-wage growth sectors.
2013.09.27 10:03 AM

Fit as a Fiddle

Increasing choices in primary care, a growing field of specialists, and medical facilities with state-of-the-art technology ensures that residents of Greater Palm Springs have access to excellent care.
2013.09.25 01:26 PM

Marla Lander, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

Dr. Marla Lander chose a career in medicine because the body has always intrigued her. “I wanted to know how it worked and how to cure it when it was sick,” she says.
2013.06.24 09:12 AM

Farhad Limonadi, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

Director of Neurosurgery, Eisenhower Neurosciences Institute Chair, Brain Tumor Board, Eisenhower Medical Center
2013.06.24 09:12 AM

Bhagwan Moorjani, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

“Ever since I was 4 years old, I wanted to be a doctor,” says Dr. Bhagwan Moorjani, the Coachella Valley’s only board-certified pediatric neurologist. “The brain always fascinated me, and I love children.
2013.06.24 09:12 AM

Shahriyar Tavakoli, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

"To be a good critical care physician, you have to be calm and observant and have open communication with patients and their families."
2013.06.24 09:12 AM

James Bell, M.D., PH.D. - Top Doctors 2013

Orthopedics, says Dr. James Bell, “really intrigued me in medical school. It was enjoyable, putting things back together.
2013.06.24 09:11 AM

Peter Przekop, D.O., PH.D. - Top Doctors 2013

A trailblazer in the field of pain management. Invited to join the Betty Ford Center in 2008, he launched a groundbreaking, 45-day, medication-free program to help patients overcome chronic pain.
2013.06.24 09:11 AM

Solid Solutions

“I knew my customer was far too savvy to buy something simply because it had my name on it. If she does, it’s because I have worked hard to gain her trust…
2012.03.30 02:18 PM
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