LAS VEGAS – Southwest Medical Associates, part of OptumCare has added eight new health care providers to help meet the growing need for health services in the Las Vegas community.
Michael Albring, MD joins Southwest Medical as a hospitalist. Albring completed his medical training at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania and completed his residency at Summa Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio.
Cornell Clark, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Rancho Health Care Center (888 S. Rancho Dr.) and specializes in urgent care. Clark completed his medical training at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and completed his residency at the SUNY Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium in Buffalo, New York.
Amanda Dickerson, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Eastern Health Care Center (4475 S Eastern Ave.) and specializes in adult medicine. Dickerson completed her medical training at Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
Pei-Chi Fu, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Siena Heights Health Care Center (2845 Siena Heights Dr.) and specializes in adult medicine. Fu completed her medical training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Montserrat and completed her residency at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan.
Diane Johnson, PA-C joins Southwest Medical’s Lake Mead Parkway Health Care Center (270 W Lake Mead Pkwy.) and specializes in adult medicine. Johnson completed her medical training at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.
Kevin Refahiyat, PA-C joins Southwest Medical’s Durango Convenient Care (7150 S. Durango Dr.) and specializes in urgent care. Refahiyat completed his medical training at Touro University in Henderson, Nevada.
Hae Ran “Helen” Rhim-Kim, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Oakey Health Care Center (4750 W. Oakey Blvd.) and specializes in rheumatology. Rhim-Kim completed her medical training at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea and completed her residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, New York as well as a fellowship in rheumatology at Cabrini Medical Center in New York, New York.
Sandra Vega, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Montecito Health Care Center (7061 Grand Montecito Pkwy.) and specializes in OB/GYN. Vega completed her medical training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and completed her residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago.
About Southwest Medical Associates
Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group with 370 local health care providers through Southwest Medical and OptumCare Specialty and Primary Care, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers and two community centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 800 providers throughout southern Nevada.
Our full spectrum of health care services includes Southwest Medical Associates Hospice, improving the quality of life for people experiencing a terminal illness. We bring care and comfort home to our patients through Home Health Services, Home Care Plus and Total Home Care and Palliative Care, part of the continuum of care for all stages of a person’s life. For more than four decades we have provided this experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada. From our 24-hour urgent care center to industry-leading technology such as convenient e-visits and online options like the NowClinic® telemedicine platform, Southwest Medical’s goal is to bring patients the health care they want, the way they want it.
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