7 Steps to Help New Patients Connect With NorthBay Health

New to NorthBay? Here are some simple first steps you can take to get plugged in to NorthBay’s world-class system of care. 1. Choose a doctor Connecting with a great health care system starts by finding a primary care doctor that is right for you. Try the “Find A Doctor” search on our website (NorthBay.org),…
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NorthBay Health Welcomes New Physicians

Stephanie Toy, M.D., specializes in pediatrics and family medicine and joins NorthBay Health after providing pediatric care at a local independent pediatric care group. Her practice is in the NorthBay Health Primary Care facility in Vacaville. She earned her medical degree at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia and holds a master of science degree…
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Primary Care Doctors

Center for Primary Care in Vacaville Kulbir Bajwa, M.D. Internal Medicine Ana Cherry, M.D. Family Medicine Madhav Goyal, M.D. Internal Medicine Ali Hassani, M.D. Internal Medicine Matthew Heeren, M.D. Pediatrics Bruce Hewett, M.D. Pediatrics Sumerra Khan, D.O. Family Medicine Shanaz Khambatta, D.O. Family Medicine Stephen Newman, M.D. Family Medicine Nikki Thacker, D.O. Family Medicine Stephanie…
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Specialties Abound at NorthBay Health

Infectious Disease The global pandemic has made NorthBay Health’s busy Infectious Disease expert busier than ever. The practice not only covers Infection Prevention for both of NorthBay Health’s two hospitals, but also includes treatment of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, complex wound/bone infections, infections requiring long term antibiotic therapy, in addition to a variety of conditions due to…
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NorthBay’s Many Services – All Close to Home!

NorthBay Healthcare’s two hospitals, three Center for Primary Care facilities, two Urgent Care centers and numerous specialty clinics are located in the heart of Solano County, delivering advanced medicine close to home Service directory In Vacaville The NorthBay VacaValley Hospital Campus: 1. NorthBay VacaValley Hospital 1000 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville 24-hour Emergency services, 44 medical-surgical…
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Specialty Services Abound

NorthBay Healthcare offers a rich slate of specialty care physicians with offices in Fairfield, Vacaville, Green Valley and Napa. In addition to those highlighted throughout this magazine, you’ll also find: Infectious Disease  NorthBay Healthcare’s infectious disease expert, Gregory Warner, D.O., has been in high demand since the outbreak of COVID-19 in February 2020, and has…
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Ask Kelly!

Becoming a new patient at any health care organization can be a daunting task. First you have to find the right doctor, figure out how to make an appointment, find where to go for that appointment, fill out forms on your current health and medical history, get a release of medical information, and get a…
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Excellence & Innovation, At Your Service

Let Our Doctors, Teams Make a Difference for You Excellence and innovation, close to home — that fits NorthBay Healthcare to a T. The question is, “Does NorthBay Healthcare fit you?” It does if you’re looking for expert physicians, starting with primary care specialists in Vacaville, Fairfield and Green Valley — close to home. And that’s where every health…
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Welcome New Doctors

Larissa Chartrand, M.D. The Center for Primary Care in Vacaville welcomed another new physician to its team in November. Larissa Chartrand, M.D., is an internal medicine doctor who comes to NorthBay Healthcare from Miami Beach, Florida, where she was medical director of the primary care center and associate program director of the internal medicine residency…
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NorthBay’s Many Services – All Close to Home!

NorthBay Healthcare’s two hospitals, three Center for Primary Care facilities, two Urgent Care centers and numerous specialty clinics are located in the heart of Solano County, delivering advanced medicine close to home. Service directory In Vacaville The NorthBay VacaValley Hospital Campus: 1. NorthBay VacaValley Hospital 1000 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville Services include: 24-hour emergency services,…
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Welcome New Doctors

Majid Kianmajd, D.O. NorthBay Healthcare welcomed general surgeon/robotic surgery specialist Majid Kianmajd, D.O., in September. Dr. Kianmajd earned his medical degree at Touro University in Henderson, Nevada, and had minimally invasive/bariatric fellowship training at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He completed his general surgery residency at Rowan University SOM, Stratford, New Jersey. Dr. Kianmajd said…
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Looking for the Right Insurance & Doctor? Ask Kelly!

Choosing the right insurance plan and doctors is a little like shopping for a new car. You want the one that is reliable and fits your lifestyle best. That’s where Kelly Rhoads-Poston can help. Prior to joining NorthBay Healthcare 20 years ago as a marketing representative and health plan specialist, she worked in the insurance…
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Specialists Abound for Easy Access

NorthBay Healthcare offers a rich slate of specialty care physicians with offices in Fairfield, Vacaville and Napa. In addition to those highlighted throughout this magazine, you’ll also find: NorthBay Cancer Center A team of physicians whose specialties include oncology, hematology and radiology, all located in the NorthBay Cancer Center in Vacaville. The same location offers…
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NorthBay Has All Bases Covered

Service directory 1. NorthBay Urgent Care 1679 E. Monte Vista Ave., Suite 104, Vacaville Services include: NorthBay Urgent Care, NorthBay Occupational Health and testing, COVID-19 testing and X-ray services. 2. NorthBay VacaValley Hospital 1000 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville Services include: 24-hour emergency services, 44 medical-surgical beds, six critical care unit beds, two surgery suites, full-service…
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Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness….
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A Season of Awards

Accolades from Across the Nation Pour in for Local Healthcare System ABOVE: Teams celebrate on hearing the news that NorthBay earns redesignation as a Baby-Friendly (top) and Magnet organization (bottom). NorthBay Earns Magnet Status — Again! With scores of NorthBay Healthcare employees across campuses and medical offices in Vacaville and Fairfield listening in, an August conference call…
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Welcome New Docs

NorthBay Healthcare has seen the addition of several new physicians in recent months including specialists in diabetes and cardiology as well as family medicine and otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat). Here is a look at some of the doctors: Sumera Ahmed, M.D. NorthBay Healthcare Diabetes & Endocrinology Center recently welcomed diabetologists Sumera Ahmed, M.D. to…
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Specialties Abound at NorthBay

NorthBay offers an array of specialty care services, with experts on everything from cancer and diabetes to gastroenterology and rheumatology. Otolaryngology (Ear Nose Throat) For the first time this fall, NorthBay Healthcare will be able to offer ear, nose, throat and voice specialists —all under one roof. Moving into a third-floor suite in the Gateway Medical…
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Our Primary Care Experts

Center for Primary Care in Green Valley 4520 Business Center Drive, Fairfield Gilbert Chang, M.D. Pediatrics Ehsan Ghods, D.O. Family Medicine Alina Hongsakaphadana, M.D. Family Medicine Darshan Patel, M.D. Internal Medicine Center for Primary Care in Fairfield 2458 Hilborn Road, Fairfield Amanda Adkins, M.D. Internal Medicine Angela Brennan, D.O. Family Medicine Douglas Freeman, M.D. Family…
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Community Health Education Classes

Nominate a Special Nurse. Visit NorthBay.org/DAISY Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with…
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NorthBay Has All Bases Covered

Service directory 1. NorthBay Urgent Care 1679 E. Monte Vista Ave., Suite 104, Vacaville Services include: NorthBay Urgent Care, NorthBay Occupational Health, weekend sports medicine clinic (August through November). 2. NorthBay VacaValley Hospital 1000 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville Services include: 24-hour emergency services, 44 medical-surgical beds, six critical care unit beds, two surgery suites, full-service…
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NorthBay Urgent Care: A Proven Success

NorthBay Urgent Care began as a vision intended to offer great patient access in a retail setting, and after its first full year of service, has been deemed a proven success, according to Wayne Gietz, vice president of NorthBay Healthcare’s Ambulatory Division. Instant Visits, an Instant Hit Instant Visits is a new service offered through…
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Welcome New Physicians

NorthBay Healthcare has welcomed two radiation oncologists to the NorthBay Cancer Center team. Stephen J.M. Banks, M.D. and David John Tate, M.D. have worked together for many years and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. Both are board-certified by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Banks grew up in Connecticut and earned his medical…
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Welcome New Physician

Neil P. Pathare, M.D., has joined NorthBay Healthcare’s team of orthopedic specialists. Dr. Pathare earned his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and specializes in advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, ligament reconstruction and cartilage restoration procedures as well as fracture care, tendon repair and joint replacement. During his fellowship training,…
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Occupational Health Now in Two Locations

NorthBay Occupational Health and Employee Health operates two offices, one in Fairfield at 2470 Hilborn Road, Suite 100, and another in NorthBay Urgent Care in Vacaville, 1679 East Monte Vista Ave., Suite 104, in the Nut Tree Plaza. Two physicians, a physician assistant and a nurse practitioner lead the teams at both sites. It is…
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Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness….
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Healthcare Conundrum? Ask Kelly

Open enrollment is that time of year when people can sign up for Medicare, select or change their job-based health insurance and/ or pick individual market health insurance plans. Need help figuring out which insurance plan will be best for you and your family? Kelly Rhoads-Poston is ready to help you. A senior marketing representative…
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Our Specialty Services From Arthritis to Wounds

Attacking Arthritis Patients with complex arthritis and autoimmune diseases need special treatment and care to maintain a quality of life. That’s what they receive from Melissa Schoenwetter, D.O., who leads NorthBay Healthcare’s Rheumatology program. After serving 11 years with the U.S. Air Force, she established her practice with NorthBay Healthcare at her VacaValley Health Plaza…
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We’ve Got Your Back

NorthBay Spine, part of the NorthBay Center for Neuroscience, offers an integrated approach in which Pain Management works together with Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and with neurosurgery and physical therapy. Specialists can treat back pain effectively with physical therapy, water therapy, exercise, massage and other non-surgical treatments including specialized injections. For appointments, call (707) 624-7746. Osteopathic…
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Know Your After-Hours Medical Choices

Physician Assistant Rita Keileh examines a cut on Jodi Danley’s fingers during a NorthBay Urgent Care visit. It’s good to have choices, unless those choices leave you confused. That’s why anyone needing medical care after hours needs to understand their options and choose wisely. EMERGENCY MEDICINE: This is what you need when it comes to…
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Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness….
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Service Directory and Map

Health Care Where and When You Need It NorthBay Vacaville Hospital1000 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville NorthBay Surgery Center, VacaValley1006 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville VacaValley Wellness Center1020 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville VacaValley Health Plaza1010 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville NorthBay Medical Center1200 B. Gale Wilson Blvd., Fairfield Gateway Medical Plaza1860 Pennsylvania Ave., Fairfield NorthBay Administration Center4500 Business…
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