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Mission & Values

John Muir Medical Group strives to improve the health of our community with high quality and compassionate care.  In addition we are dedicated to promoting the well being of our physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.


To take in our patients' complex qualitative narratives and disparate quantitative variables with compassion and scientific inquisitiveness. To reserve judgment and assume good intent when listening to colleagues.


To apply the best available evidence integrated with clinician's expertise, balancing logic and intuition in the interest of providing the highest quality care and solving problems.


Appreciate the individuality and intrinsic worth of all people including oneself. Own problems by extending best effort and rigor in developing and executing solutions.

Listen. Think. Care. Award Recipients

  • Catherine Owen, MD (September 2015)
  • Lynne Whyte, MD (November 2015)
  • Betsy Jacobs, MD (January 2016)
  • Olawunmi Beckley, MD (April 2016)
  • Karen Sonnenthal, NP (July 2016)
  • Lawren Hicks, MD (October 2016)
  • Kishore Nath, MD (January 2017)
  • David Bressler, MD (March 2017)
  • Sinan Alshahwany, MD (July 2017)
  • Ralph Fong, MD (November 2017)
  • Tien Lam, MD (January 2018)
  • Paul Endo, MD (June 2018)
  • Carol Im, MD (August 2018)
  • John Hiss, MD (January 2019)
  • Tracy Trujillo, MD (June 2019)
  • Mei Chow-Kwan, MD (August 2019)
  • Maeve Oregan MD (November 2019)
  • Lisa Quinones MD (February 2020)
  • Alice Brock-Utne, MD (June 2020)
  • Lisa Rood, MD (August 2020)
  • Andre Westin, MD (June 2022)