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 NICU’s throughout central and Southern California. He has years of experience in general pediatrics in private settings and Federally Qualified Health Centers. At present, He also serves as Chairman of Pediatrics at Glendale Memorial Medical Center in Glendale CA. 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 prevention of pediatrics conditions. Dr Solarte is especially interested in the prevention and management of childhood obesity a condition that is now prevalent in our society. He is delighted to join us at SFCHC and participate with our team of providers and lead in the care of our patients.
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.
William Chiueh, DDS - Chief Dental Officer
Dr. William Lee Chiueh, DDS provides world-class service to his patients in San Fernando, Ca at San Fernando Community Health Center. He 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 at Martin Luther King Ambulatory Care Center and Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He received the Resident of the Year award for his services there. He enjoys scuba diving, jogging, hiking, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family during his leisure time.
Dr. Chiueh has always been committed to serving his community. During dental school, he was involved in the Riverside Student Run Dental Health Clinic that served the dental needs of the homeless population in Riverside, California and treating underserved children at the San Gabriel Foundation for Dental Health in La Puente, California. Recently, he also took part in other service activities such as volunteering at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and participating as a dental provider for a mission trip to Ensenada, Mexico to name a few.
Dr. Chiueh loves the process of building lasting relationships with his patients while providing great dental care.
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.