Jennifer is an invaluable part of our team. She is trained as a Medical Assistant and she brings over 15 years of experience to our practice. She has worked in Acupuncture, Allergy, Bariatric Surgery, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology,General Surgery, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Men’s Health, Obstetrics,Pulmonary, Rheumatology, STD & AIDS clinics throughout her career. As our office manager she also helps schedule surgery, answer billing questions and generally assists with all aspects of our office operations.
Her extensive medical background allows her to identify patients needs quickly and accurately. She is a true patient advocate and often goes above and beyond to help our patients navigate this ever changing healthcare world.
Jennifer is married to her high school sweetheart of almost 20 years. They have two wonderful children whose names are Syriah and Jeremiah.
Stephanie and her beautiful smile will be the first team member to welcome you into our office. Stephanie is a Medical Assistant with over 10 years of experience. She manages to kindly answer 5 phone lines and has somehow even come to recognize many of our established patients when they call back in for repeat appointments! She is available to answer insurance, procedure or surgical authorization questions. She will assist you in checking in and out the office seamlessly.
Stephanie was born and raised in Southern California’s wonderful South Bay area. Stephanie loves watching movies and spending time with her family. Stephanie is a lover of animals (especially dogs) and she has a great sense of humor. Stephanie looks forward to getting to know each and every patient and their families.
Chelsea Kauffman, PA-C
Chelsea Kauffman, MPAP, PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant specializing in OBGYN. She comes to our practice after having worked in women’s health and family medicine for the past four years. She received her Master of Physician Assistant Practice degree from USC Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Physician Assistant Program. Prior to PA school she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development & Family Studies.
She received a full-tuition National Health Service Corps scholarship for USC and after graduating, spent 3 years in community medicine working with LA’s medically underserved. She helped to develop, lead, and solidify the clinic’s OBGYN program, caring for all the gynecology and obstetrical patients. She loves to teach others about women’s health – students, the community, and most importantly – her patients.
When she is not busy working, you can find her indoor cycling or painting. Chelsea is very passionate about OBGYN and loves having a career where she is able to interact with her patients and provide them with compassionate, evidence-based care.