Meet The Team

Meet the Pacific Pearl Medical team.

 

MEET THE TEAM

 

MIMI GUARNERI, MD, FACC, ABOIM
CO-FOUNDER, MEDICAL DIRECTOR

SpecialtyCardiology
Integrative Medicine
EducationBoard-Certified: Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology and Holistic Medicine Medical Doctor - SUNY Medical, New York
Internship and Residency - Cornell Medical Center
Cardiology Fellowship - New York University Medical Center and Scripps Clinic.
Experience20+ Years
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RAUNI PRITTINEN KING, RN, MIH, HNB-BC, CHTPI
CO-FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SpecialtyCritical Care Nursing
Integrative Medicine
Healing Touch
Medical Hypnosis
EducationBachelor of Science in Nursing – Arizona State University
Masters in Integrative Health – National University
Holistic Baccalaureate Nurse-Board Certified, Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor
Holistic Nurse-Board Certified, Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and Instructor
Experience20+ Years
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MARK KALINA, MD
INTERNAL MEDICINE

SpecialtyHolistic Integrative Internal Medicine Physician
EducationBoard-Certified: Internal Medicine, Certified, American Board of Holistic Medicine (ABHM), Flex Examination.
Medical Doctor - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Ohio
Internship and Residency - University of California, San Diego
Experience20+ Years
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MOIRA FITZPATRICK, PhD, ND, FICPP, FSMI, CHT
NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR, LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

SpecialtyNatural Medicine, Women's Health, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Complementary Cancer Care, Integrative Mental Health, Clinical Psychology, Transformational and Medical Hypnotherapy, Psychopharmacology
Education Naturopathic Doctor – Bastyr University, Residency in Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine – National College of Natural Medicine, Board Certified Diplomate-Fellow in Psychopharmacology, Doctorate in Psychology - California School of Professional Psychology
Experience 20+ years
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ERICA OBERG, ND, MPH
NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR

SpecialtyNatural Medicine, Integrative Health, Nutrition, Endocrine and Autoimmune conditions, Weight Loss, IV Infusion Therapy, Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
EducationNaturopathic Doctor – Bastyr University Master of Public Health – University of Washington
Experience15+ Years
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MONA EZZAT-VELINOV, MD, ABFM, ABIHM
FAMILY PHYSICIAN, HOLISTIC AND INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

SpecialtyFamily Physician, Integrative and Holistic Medicine Physician. Primary Care, Integrative and Functional Medicine. Women's health, lifestyle. diet and exercise.
EducationBoard-Certified: Family Physician, and Board-Certified, American Board Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM).
Medical Doctor - Rush Medical College, Chicago.
Internship and Residency - University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
Experience17+ Years
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ANN MICHELLE CASCO, LAc
ACUPUNCTURIST

SpecialtyTCM- Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture for Health and Wellness, Asthma, Back and Joint Pain, Pain Management, Neuromuscular Disorders
Education Master of Science, Traditional Oriental Medicine – Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, CA and NCCAOM Board-Certified in Acupuncture
Experience15+ Years
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WALTER COHEN, DO
OSTEOPATHIC DOCTOR

SpecialtyNeuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine,
Structural Issues, Pain, Joint Health. Gastro-Intestinal, Respiratory and Cardiac Issues related to Somatic Dysfunction/Structural Issues. Cranial Osteopathy, Biodynamic Cranial Osteopathy, Visceral (organ) Manipulation, Pediatric Osteopathy.
EducationDoctor of Osteopathic Medicine - W. Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Cranial Osteopathy - Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation and the Cranial Academy. Cranial Sacral Therapy and Massage - New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts. Internship in General Medicine - Berkshire Medical Center, MA. Residency in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine-Northeast Regional Medical Center, MO.
Experience14+ Years
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CLAIRE D'ANDREA, RN, CHTP, NC-BC, CCRC
INTEGRATIVE NURSE COACH

SpecialtyIntegrative Nurse Coaching, Healing Touch
EducationRN – St. Peter's Medical Center School of Nursing, NJ. Certificate Integrative Nurse Coach – International Nurse Coach Association. Certified Healing Touch Practitioner – Healing Beyond Borders. Certified Clinical Research Coordinator – Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Experience25+ Years
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JULIO BALLESTAS, MD
INTEGRATIVE PSYCHIATRY

SpecialtyIntegrative Psychiatry
EducationABPN Board Certified in Psychiatry & Neurology.
Yale University - Public / Community Psychiatry Fellowship.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Bronx Lebanon Hospital, New York - Psychiatric Residency.
New York Medical College - Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia - Medical Doctor.


Experience8 years
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DANIEL VICARIO, MD,
ABIHM

INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGIST,
MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST

SpecialtyCancer, Integrative Oncology, Medical Oncology
EducationMD - University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine. Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology -
Stanford University Medical Center. Residency, Chief Resident in Internal Medicine - University of California Irvine.
Experience25+ Years
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NANCY LONSDORF, MD

MEDICAL DOCTOR, INTEGRATIVE AYURVEDA PRACTITIONER

SpecialtyIntegrative Ayurveda, Brain Health
EducationMD - Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Residency training in Psychiatry
- Stanford University. Ayurvedic training in U.S. and India.
Experience25+ Years
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OZZIE GONTANG, PhD
PSYCHOTHERAPIST

SpecialtyIndividual psychotherapy
Executive and Management Coaching
Crisis Intervention
Conflict Resolution
Communications
Stress Reduction
Health & Fitness (Mental and Physical)
Performance Enhancement
Mindfulness
Mindful Walking & Running Coach
EducationBachelor of Arts – Villanova University
Master of Arts in Theology
Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling
Ph.D. Psychology
Psychotherapist, CA Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Fellow, Thayer Institute for Performance Virtuosity
Int’l Association of Running Therapists
Vistage International Master Chair
Experience 40+ years
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TIFFANY RIVERA, HHP, NCTMB, CLMT
MASSAGE THERAPIST, BODYWORK

SpecialtyHolistic Health Practitioner, Therapeutic Massage, Muscular Rehabilitation, Total Body Skincare
EducationCertified Licensed Massage Therapist, Holistic Health Practitioner – Mueller College, Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
Experience18+ Years
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VALERIE O'SULLIVAN, BA, CMTC, NCBTMB, LE
MASSAGE THERAPIST, ESTHETICIAN

SpecialtyFacials, Face Manual Lymph Drainage, Lift Massages, Peels, Customized Skin care; Massage: manual neck therapy specialist, frozen shoulder release, pregnancy massage, “hospice” massage, geriatric massage specialist, Craniosacral massage and reflexology.
Education 1980- Massage, British College of Naturopathic Medicine
1991 - Palomar Institute of Cosmetology, California
Experience30+ years
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