COSTA MESA, CA, June 17, 2019 – Share Our Selves (SOS), a mission-driven federally-qualified health center, is pleased to announce that Dr. Nazanin Sanaei has joined its team as Staff Pediatrician at the SOS Children & Family Health Center (CFHC) in Newport Beach. Karen McGlinn, CEO of SOS, said “Dr. Sanaei will be a valuable asset to our organization. She has dedicated her career to treating the whole patient, body mind and spirit, and cares deeply about creating a culture of health within families. We are thrilled to welcome someone who so clearly understands our mission and has a strong connection with the community.”
At the CFHC, Dr. Sanaei will join a dedicated team of bilingual pediatricians, nurse practitioners and staff. Services offered include well child physical exams, school physicals, sick/walk-In appointments, immunizations, vision and hearing tests, and TB testing. The SOS Children & Family Healthy Center offers additional services including assistance with insurance eligibility, counseling and expanded services for women such as pre-natal and pregnancy services, well woman exams, pap smears, and breast exams. The SOS network of care is also pleased to offer access to pediatric and adult dental, as well adult behavioral health services.
A native of Southern California, Dr. Sanaei was raised in Laguna Beach. She truly loves and enjoys her work in the medical field and enjoys being of service to her community. “Being able to serve children is my great passion. My true satisfaction comes from not just treating children, but also from educating families on preventing illnesses and staying safe and healthy,” she said. With a great interest in the Latin culture, Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico offered Dr. Sanaei the opportunity to not only attend a U.S. accredited medical school, but also to experience and learn about a different culture. She specialized in pediatrics during her residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Sanaei is board certified and speaks fluent English, Spanish, and Farsi.
About Share Our Selves
As leaders in the community, Share Our Selves (SOS) has provided care and assistance to our most vulnerable populations in Orange County since 1970. With service centers throughout Orange County, we specialize in providing personalized care for the community, including medical and dental services, behavioral health, case management, financial assistance, and special holiday programs. Our experience and innovative solutions, paired with our wide-ranging services, allow us to address the systemic nature of poverty from many angles, upholding our clients’ basic human rights through transformational care, and fighting for the dignity all members of our community deserve. For more information about Share Our Selves please visit shareourselves.org.