Providers

Providers

Francis Lagattuta
MD

Francis P. Lagattuta M.D. is the Medical Director for Lags Medical Centers. He holds Board Certifications for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He has been treating patients in California for over twenty years. Dr. Lagattuta is also a certified IMR reviewer. He currently practices both on California’s Central Coast and in the Central Valley.

Frederick Comrie
MD

Frederick K. Comrie M.D. specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and completed his residency at the University of Washington. He has been a member of the Lags team since 2013 and currently practices in California’s Central Valley.

Kendra Brown-Walker
MD

Kendra Brown-Walker, M.D. is fellowship-trained in Pain Medicine and completed her residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School, specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Brown-Walker is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Dr. Brown-Walker has been a Lags team member since October, 2015 and currently practices at our Ventura County facilities.

Fajie Ma
MD

Fajie Ma, M.D., is fellowship trained in Pain Medicine and completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the State University of New York (SUNY). He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Ma is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and speaks some Cantonese Chinese. He has been a Lags team member since February, 2016 and practices in the Central Valley and the Bay Area.

Winston Montero
MD

Winston F. Montero M.D. specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has been a member of the LAGS team of providers since September of 2012. Prior to his work with Lags, he completed his residency with Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Igor Galan
MD

Igor Galan M.D. earned his Doctorate in Neurology from Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences in Edison, NJ. Dr. Galan has also completed a fellowship in Neurophysiology at the Medical University of South Carolina and specializes in general neurology, pain management, neuromuscular disorders, and neurophysiology/epilepsy. He is fluent in English, Ukrainian, Russian and Polish. He has been a member of the Lags team of providers since 2014 and currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Basem Aziz
MD

Basem Aziz, M.D. is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is fluent in English and Arabic. Dr. Aziz has been a member of the Lags team of providers since September of 2014 and he currently practices in California’s Central Valley.


Beth Brown
PA-C

Beth Brown earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She has been a member of the Lags team since June of 2012. She currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Winchell Elbo
NP-C

Winchell Elbo has a Masters Degree of Science in Nursing from California State University of Los Angeles. She has been a member of the Lags team of providers since September of 2014. She currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Latavia Esters
PA-C

Latavia Esters earned her Physicians Assistant Certificate from San Joaquin Valley College in Visalia, California. She is a member of the California Academy of Physician Assistants and the SJVC Physician Assistant Alumni Group. Latavia has been a member of the Lags team since November of 2013 and practices out of our Fresno clinic.

Heliodoro Magaña
PA-C

Heliodoro “Hector” Magaña holds a Master of Science and Master of Public Health degree from Touro University in Vallejo, California. Hector is an associate member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants and is fluent in Spanish. Hector practices out of our Fresno, Visalia, and Lemoore clinics and has been a member of the Lags team since May of 2015.

Sam Safaee
PA-C

Sam Safaee earned his Physicians Assistant Certificate from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. PA Safaee had been practicing in orthopedic and spine surgery in the Bay Area before moving to the Central Coast. He is fluent in both English and Farsi. He has been a member of the Lags team since November of 2011.

Jenny Tran
NP-C

Jenny Tran received her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA. She has been a member of the Lags provider team since July of 2014 and is fluent in Cantonese and English. She currently practices on the Central Coast.

Hector Sanchez
NP-C

Hector Sanchez received his Masters of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner from Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Hector is fluent in English and Tagalog. He has been a member of the Lags team since June of 2014. He is from Cebu, Philippines, enjoys playing musical instruments and currently practices in the Bay Area and Central Valley.

Jason Williford
PA-C

Jason is a Physician Assistant and graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. He has been a member of the LAGS team of providers since May of 2013. He currently works out of our Central Coast offices and is an associate member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the California Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Academy of Pain Management.

Olivia Seibenick
PA-C

Olivia Seibenick holds a Master of Clinical Health Services degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. She is a member of both the California and American Academy of Physician Assistants. Olivia joined the Lags team in October of 2015 and currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Leoncio Yap
NP-C

Leoncio Yap is a certified Nurse Practitioner, licensed by the state of California. He is fluent in English, Tagalog, and Mandarin. He earned his Masters of Science degree from Charles Drew University. Mr. Yap has been a member of the LAGS team since 2013 and practices on the Central Coast and Central Valley.

Beth Brown
PA-C

Beth Brown earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She has been a member of the Lags team since June of 2012. She currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Winchell Elbo
NP-C

Winchell Elbo has a Masters Degree of Science in Nursing from California State University of Los Angeles. She has been a member of the Lags team of providers since September of 2014. She currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Latavia Esters
PA-C

Latavia Esters earned her Physicians Assistant Certificate from San Joaquin Valley College in Visalia, California. She is a member of the California Academy of Physician Assistants and the SJVC Physician Assistant Alumni Group. Latavia has been a member of the Lags team since November of 2013 and practices out of our Fresno clinic.

Heliodoro Magaña
PA-C

Heliodoro “Hector” Magaña holds a Master of Science and Master of Public Health degree from Touro University in Vallejo, California. Hector is an associate member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants and is fluent in Spanish. Hector practices out of our Fresno, Visalia, and Lemoore clinics and has been a member of the Lags team since May of 2015.

Sam Safaee
PA-C

Sam Safaee earned his Physicians Assistant Certificate from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. PA Safaee had been practicing in orthopedic and spine surgery in the Bay Area before moving to the Central Coast. He is fluent in both English and Farsi. He has been a member of the Lags team since November of 2011.

Jenny Tran
NP-C

Jenny Tran received her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA. She has been a member of the Lags provider team since July of 2014 and is fluent in Cantonese and English. She currently practices on the Central Coast.

Hector Sanchez
NP-C

Hector Sanchez received his Masters of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner from Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Hector is fluent in English and Tagalog. He has been a member of the Lags team since June of 2014. He is from Cebu, Philippines, enjoys playing musical instruments and currently practices in the Bay Area and Central Valley.

Jason Williford
PA-C

Jason is a Physician Assistant and graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. He has been a member of the LAGS team of providers since May of 2013. He currently works out of our Central Coast offices and is an associate member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the California Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Academy of Pain Management.

Olivia Seibenick
PA-C

Olivia Seibenick holds a Master of Clinical Health Services degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. She is a member of both the California and American Academy of Physician Assistants. Olivia joined the Lags team in October of 2015 and currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Leoncio Yap
NP-C

Leoncio Yap is a certified Nurse Practitioner, licensed by the state of California. He is fluent in English, Tagalog, and Mandarin. He earned his Masters of Science degree from Charles Drew University. Mr. Yap has been a member of the LAGS team since 2013 and practices on the Central Coast and Central Valley.

Francis Lagattuta
MD

Francis P. Lagattuta M.D. is the Medical Director for Lags Medical Centers. He holds Board Certifications for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Addiction Medicine, Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He has been treating patients in California for over twenty years. Dr. Lagattuta is also a certified IMR reviewer. He currently practices both on California’s Central Coast and in the Central Valley.

Frederick Comrie
MD

Frederick K. Comrie M.D. specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN and completed his residency at the University of Washington. He has been a member of the Lags team since 2013 and currently practices in California’s Central Valley.

Kendra Brown-Walker
MD

Kendra Brown-Walker, M.D. is fellowship-trained in Pain Medicine and completed her residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School, specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Brown-Walker is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Dr. Brown-Walker has been a Lags team member since October, 2015 and currently practices at our Ventura County facilities.

Fajie Ma
MD

Fajie Ma, M.D., is fellowship trained in Pain Medicine and completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the State University of New York (SUNY). He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Ma is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and speaks some Cantonese Chinese. He has been a Lags team member since February, 2016 and practices in the Central Valley and the Bay Area.

Winston Montero
MD

Winston F. Montero M.D. specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has been a member of the LAGS team of providers since September of 2012. Prior to his work with Lags, he completed his residency with Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Igor Galan
MD

Igor Galan M.D. earned his Doctorate in Neurology from Seton Hall University School of Health and Medical Sciences in Edison, NJ. Dr. Galan has also completed a fellowship in Neurophysiology at the Medical University of South Carolina and specializes in general neurology, pain management, neuromuscular disorders, and neurophysiology/epilepsy. He is fluent in English, Ukrainian, Russian and Polish. He has been a member of the Lags team of providers since 2014 and currently practices on California’s Central Coast.

Basem Aziz
MD

Basem Aziz, M.D. is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is fluent in English and Arabic. Dr. Aziz has been a member of the Lags team of providers since September of 2014 and he currently practices in California’s Central Valley.