Meet Our Providers


 

 

Vishaal Buch, M.D. – Clinical Medical Director

Dr. Vishaal Buch is a fun-loving, passionate and proud husband, father, Air Force veteran (Captain). Board certified in Family Practice, Dr. Buch is a native Californian who has worked in many military facilities in the United States and abroad with underserved populations, most recently in South Korea. Dr. Buch's approach to the delivery of medical care is centered upon his personal and professional perspective: "I understand the importance of compassion, collaboration, and empathy on both patient satisfaction and staff morale.

 

 

David Solarte, M.D. – Associate Director, Pediatrics

Dr. Solarte is a board certified Neonatologist and Pediatric physician. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 1995 with a Subspecialty in Neonatal Perinatal Medicine. He has over 25 years of experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings. He has served as Medical Director for NICUs throughout Central and Southern California. He has years of experience in general pediatrics in private clinic settings and Federally Qualified Health Centers. He currently serves as SFCHC’s Associate Director, Pediatrics, and is also Chairman of Pediatrics at Glendale Memorial Medical Center. He specializes in the care of High Risk Neonates, babies born with prematurity related conditions and other medical problems of the neonatal period. Dr. Solarte is keenly interested in the holistic approach of improving the care of all pediatric patients and the prevention of pediatric conditions, especially the management of childhood obesity, a condition that is now prevalent in society.

 

Andre Basmadzhyan, D.O. - Family Practice

Dr. Basmadzhyan is a native of California, returning to his roots last year to join SFCHC following his residency in OH. He studied Biology at UCI, MA in Medicine from Boston University, D.O. in Osteopathic Medicine 2017, and Board-eligible in 2020. He's done research in Dental tumor proliferation as well as spinal cord compression. An avid Lakers and Kings fan, Dr. B was a volunteer for HS sports medicine in the Midwest. He now can enjoy biking and jogging in fabulous California.

 

Jenifer Sullivan, FNP-BC

Jenifer Sullivan is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who practices with great compassion and care. She was born in Brazil and can speak Portuguese, English, and Spanish. She worked at UCLA obstetrics for over 8 years and has been practicing family medicine since then. She obtained her BSN at California State University Northridge in 2011 and her MSN at Walden University in 2018, graduating with honors from both universities. She is currently enrolled at Alabama University to obtain her doctorate in 2023.

Ms. Sullivan is a wife, the mother of two fantastic children, and she loves to go hiking, kayaking, and travelling whenever possible.

 

William Chiueh, DDS - Chief Dental Officer 

Dr. Chiueh, DMD is the Chief Dental Officer at SFCHC since 2019, working with his staff to provide ethical, high quality dental services to their patients in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas in a comfortable and safe environment. Dr. Chiueh received his DMD degree from Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine in 2013. After graduation, he completed further training in a General Practice Residency (GPR) at Martin Luther King Ambulatory Care Center and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received the Resident of the Year award for his services there. Dr. Chiueh is a member of the National Network of Oral Health Access (NNOHA) and a National Oral Health Learning Institute (NOHLI) graduate. He is also a part of the American Dental Association (ADA) and California Dental Association (CDA). Furthermore, Dr. Chiueh has served as an adjunct professor for UCLA School of Dentistry's Community Based Clinical Education (CBCE) program, instructing 4th year UCLA dental students. He enjoys teaching and watching the personal and clinical development of the next generation of clinicians. to name a few.

Dr. Chiueh has always loved serving his community. In dental school, he was involved in student run dental health clinics and Give Kids a Smile. He and his team at SFCHC have participated in numerous activities such as health fairs, elementary school career days, school screening programs, etc. Dr. Chiueh strongly believes that dental health is an essential component to overall health and therefore it is of utmost importance to promote good oral health in the community through education and timely treatment. In his leisure time, Dr. Chiueh enjoys time with his family and loved ones as well as spending time outdoors with activities such as cycling and hiking.

 

 

Dr. Alfonso, DMD

Dr. Alfonso, DMD, was first introduced to Dentistry in 1995 when he helped his sister, Dr. Catherine Alfonso, as her dental assistant and office manager until she passed away from cancer in 2008. Her caring work inspired Dr. Alfonso to also become a dentist, graduating from Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine in Pomona, CA.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Christian Medical and Dental Association, and Tri-County Dental Association.

Dr. Alfonso joined the SFCHC Dental Team to further his personal mission to touch the lives and hearts of his patients through gentle, kind, dental care and to create healthy, happier smiles.

Dr. Alfonso enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, cycling, youth ministry, listening to music, playing the drums and spending time with his wife, Beth, who is a nurse. Their favorite vacation is Boracay Island, Phillipines.

 

 

Aura Veliz, FNP

Aura Veliz, RNP, is a Nurse Practitioner with over 22 years of diverse experience in women’s health, reproductive health, cancer prevention screenings, and all aspects of family planning. Ms. Veliz works closely with the Obstetric and Pediatric physicians at San Fernando Community Health Center and is developing the SFCHC Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program that provides the full spectrum of support for pregnant women through and after delivery, including resources and education services.

 

 

 

Michael Eshaghian,  MD

Michael Eshaghian, MD, is a leading obstetrician and gynecologist serving the San Fernando Valley region, offering a broad array of treatment options for women of all ages. Dr. Eshaghian is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Eshaghian is committed to providing patient-centered care, offering each woman the individualized attention necessary to provide treatment that's focused on her unique needs. With extensive experience in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Eshaghian is uniquely positioned to offer care and medical guidance for women of all ages and from all over the world. Dr. Eshaghian speaks English, Farsi, and Spanish.

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SFCHC accepts Medicare, Medi-Cal HMO, FamPact and other commercial plans. Services are available on a sliding fee scale which is determined by income and family size. If you have any questions about insurance or payment options, please call our office. Our friendly staff is happy to help you.

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