Our Team

We are dedicated to making a difference

Meet Our Team of Doctors

The team at Families Together of Orange County is committed to serving the local community. We are a family of professionals dedicated to making a difference in the Orange County area.

Dr. Lowell Gordon M.D, MBA

Dr. Lowell Gordon M.D, MBA

Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Dr. Lowell Gordon, MD, has specialized in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine for over 30 years. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1986 and is currently the Medical Director for Families Together of Orange County. Doctor Gordon has worked to establish the vital influences needed to achieve success in prepaid at-risk multilingual communities.

Languages

  • English

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin
Dr. Neal Schwartz, MD

Dr. Neal Schwartz, MD

Osteopathy, Family Medicine

Dr. Neal Schwartz, MD, has established a career in osteopathic medicine for over 20 years. He graduated from Des Moines University’s Osteopathic Medical School and served as a medical resident in New York City and Jersey City, New Jersey. Dr. Schwartz is Families Together of Orange County’s Associate Medical Director and will gladly make an impression with his uniquely energetic personality.

Languages

  • English

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin
Yvette Visconte

Yvette Visconte

Social Work

Yvette Visconte currently practices at the FTOC Tustin location. For the last 13 years, she has established her career in Social Behavior, Therapy for at-risk communities, and Social work. Ms. Visconte received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California and is currently the Director of Mental Health for Families Together of Orange County. Ms. Visconte is bilingual and fluent in English and Spanish.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin
Dr. Safaeddin Jahanbani, DDS

Dr. Safaeddin Jahanbani, DDS

General Dentistry

Dr. Safaeddin Jahanbani practices general dentistry, research, and medical administration at FTOC facilities in Tustin, CA, and has over 50 years of experience. Dr. Jahanbani graduated from the Tehran University School of Dentistry as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. He is bilingual and fluent in both English and Farsi.

Languages

  • English
  • Farsi

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin
Dr. David Ciminski

Dr. David Ciminski

Optometry

Dr. David Ciminski has been practicing optometry for over 33 years and has built his career throughout Southern California, most notably with stints at the Anaheim Ducks and the Angels baseball team. Dr. Ciminski holds a Doctorate in Optometry and completed his residency at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.

Languages

  • English

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin
  • FTOC Garden Grove

Dr. Pedro Carrillo, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Pedro Carrillo practices at FTOC’s Tustin and Garden Grove facilities. He is a general practitioner and a family medicine specialist with more than 37 years of experience. Dr. Carrillo earned his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine. He is a bilingual physician who speaks English and Spanish fluently.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin
  • FTOC Garden Grove

Dr. Azita R. Hassas, MD

Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Dr. Azita Hassas specializes in family and internal medicine and has built a career in California for the past 26 years. Doctor Hassas received her Doctorate in Medicine from the Faculté de Médecine de Lille 2: Droit et Santé in Lille, France and is fluent in English and Spanish. Dr. Hassas practices at the Tustin location where she looks forward to seeing her patients every day.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin

Dr. Sunita Moola, MD

General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Sunita Moola is Families Together of Orange County’s Obstetrician-Gynecologists and Women’s Health Specialist. She graduated from Osmania Medical College in India with a Doctorate in Medicine and has served FTOC patients for more than three years. Dr. Moola is fluent in several languages including English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu. In her free time, Dr. Moola loves to learn about new cultures and travels the world every chance she gets.

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Pujabi
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin

Dr. Robert Borrowdale, MD

General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Robert Borrowdale has been part of Families Together of Orange County for over 5 years as one of our Women’s Health Obstetrician-Gynecologists. He graduated from the Loma Linda School of Medicine and has gained 38 years of experience during his career in Southern California. In his free time, you can find Dr. Borrowdale teeing-up on the golf course.

Languages

  • English

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin

Noopur Narula, NP

General Medicine

Nurse practitioner Noopur Narula currently practices at the FTOC facility in Tustin. She graduated as a Certified Nurse Practitioner from the California State University of Dominguez Hills and has more than 6 years of experience in family medicine with Families Together of Orange County. Nurse Practitioner Narula is fluent in English and Hindi. Her patients can expect high-quality care in every visit.

Languages

  • English

Practices

  • FTOC Tustin

Natalie A. Bland, FNP-C

Family Medicine

Natalie A. Bland has been part of the FTOC family since 2019 and currently specializes in family medicine at our facility in Garden Grove. Her qualifications include a Bachelor’s from UC Santa Barbara, Registered Nurse training from Harbor College, and a Masters in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. Natalie Bland is fluent in English and Spanish. In the 3 years that she has shared with Families Together of Orange County, Natalie has used her bilingual communication skills to magnify the success of her medical treatments and establish lasting relationships with all of her patients.

Languages

    Practices

    • FTOC Garden Grove

    Marlie Abrahams, PA

    Family Medicine

    Marlie Abrahams first joined Families Together of Orange County in 2017 as one of FTOC’s Physician Assistants in Family Medicine. Abrahams received a Bachelors in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Spanish from the California State University of Long Beach. She graduated from the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Sinhalese. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends as well as collecting Calico Critter Characters. Patients can schedule a visit with Marlie at our location in Garden Grove.

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Sinhalese

    Practices

    • FTOC Garden Grove

    Danichi Yoshida, PA-C

    Psychiatry

    Danichi Yoshida is part of Families Together of Orange County’s Tustin location as one of our Physician Assistants in Psychiatry. Danichi graduated from Idaho State University with a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies. His experience in psychiatric diagnoses includes the treatment of symptoms related to Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, PTSD, Personality Disorders, Schizophrenia, and Insomnia. Yoshida is fluent in English and Japanese. His hobbies include outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, golfing, and running. In a year’s time with Families Together of Orange County, Danichi Yoshida has proved the demand for psychiatric resources in underserved communities. He believes in the unique approach to every treatment. He is currently accepting new patients.

    Languages

    • English

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin

    Brandon Vinzon

    Pediatric Specialty Care

    Brandon Vinzon is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who is working his dream career, providing pediatric specialty care for newborns, infants, toddlers, adolescents, and young adults. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2012 and Master of Science in Nursing with clinical specialization in Pediatrics in 2018 from California State University, Long Beach. He has over 9 years and counting of clinical experience in pediatric emergency, trauma, and primary care. He speaks English, Tagalog, and Spanish. His superpower is his compassionate support and ability to connect with patients and their families in effective and meaningful ways. Brandon is currently accepting new patients at our clinics in Tustin and Garden Grove.

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin

    Roxanna Munoz

    Nutrition

    Roxy Muñoz is a Nutritionist and Cooking Class Instructor at the Tustin Wellness Center. She received her Certificate of Nutrition Education from Orange Coast College, and is currently completing a Registered Dietetic Technician program. Roxy is passionate about teaching healthy lifestyle choices through the foods we consume, and ways we can use food to treat and prevent illness. She is fluent in both Spanish and English.

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin
    Charisse Magsaysay, NP

    Charisse Magsaysay, NP

    Infectious Disease

    Charisse Magsaysay is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Infectious Disease alongside Dr. Reddy. She graduated with Highest Honors, Dean’s List, Summa Cum Laude from Chamberlain University. She practices Family Practice and Primary Care in Tustin, and Primary Care & Infectious Disease in Fountain Valley. Charisse has a passion for fitness and health, and loves helping patients achieve their optimal health and wellness. She speaks Tagalog, English, and Spanish fluently.

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog

    Practices

    • FTOC Fountain Valley
    Casie Chi Nguyen

    Casie Chi Nguyen

    HIV

    Casie Chi Nguyen is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been working with Dr. Reddy for 10 years, specializing in HIV treatment in Fountain Valley. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She later received her Masters of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from California State University, Long Beach. If Casie is not at work, you can find her outdoors, hiking and enjoying nature, or traveling in her time off. She is fluent in both English and Vietnamese.

    Languages

    • English
    • Vietnamese

    Practices

    • FTOC Fountain Valley
    Dr. Sue Lalla-Reddy MD

    Dr. Sue Lalla-Reddy MD

    HIV

    Dr. Reddy completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Infectious Disease Fellowship at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York. She has been in practice over 20 years. She specializes in HIV care, STD treatment, communicable disease management wound care infections, and continues to participate as a Principal Investigator in clinical trials. She also provides transgender care and associated comorbidities. She is an alternate delegate member of OCMA and a Civil Surgeon for Immigration Services. She continues to participate in various hospital Bylaws, Bioethics, Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committees. Her past experiences include Medical Director of Santa Ana Jail, HIV provider for OC Sheriff’s Department. Dr. Reddy has also worked for the Ryan White Program specializing in care for HIV positive women. In her free time, she travels with her family and provides free medical and HIV care in various countries and often speaks at the International AIDS conference held in India.

    Languages

    • English

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin
    Christopher Henderson

    Christopher Henderson

    Kinesiology

    Chris is a personal trainer with years of experience in specialized athletic development and performance enhancement along with injury management and prevention. He started his studies at Orange Coast College and finished with his degree in Exercise Sports Science and Concordia University Irvine in 2018. Although his speciality is in athletics, he loves working with a wide range of communities to help them achieve their health and fitness goals.

    Languages

    • English

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin
    • FTOC Wellness Center
    Rosana Nava

    Rosana Nava

    Licensed Social Worker

    Rosana Nava is the Behavioral Health Clinical Manager who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. She continued her education at the Boston University School of Social Work, where she obtained her Masters of Social Work with a Trauma Certificate. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who practices at our Tustin Wellness Center.

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin
    Serena Lee

    Serena Lee

    Mental Health Therapy

    Serena Lee is an Associate Clinical Social Worker providing mental health therapy to individuals, families, and groups at Families Together in Tustin. Ms. Lee began as an intern in 2020 and later joined as a full-time therapist in 2021 after graduating from Azusa Pacific University with her Masters in Social Work. Ms. Lee’s capstone research on trauma and ACE’s at FTOC won first place as best leadership project at her university and resulted in a published academic paper. Her experience in therapy has been focused on adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, and OCD, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, trauma, grief/loss, and addiction, among others. Ms. Lee is passionate about social justice and meeting the needs of underserved communities. In her free time, she likes to rock climb, play piano, and spend time with her loved ones.

    Languages

    • English
    • Mandarin
    • Taiwanese

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin
    Eden Zafra

    Eden Zafra

    Mental Health Therapy

    Eden Zafra is a Behavioral Health Therapist who received her Masters in Social Work from California State University Long Beach. Her primary practice is at our Tustin Wellness Center, where she provides mental health therapy for vulnerable populations such as domestic violence survivors, and families experiencing homelessness. She has experience providing therapy for teens and adults. At FTOC, she has narrowed her focus mostly to adults.

    Languages

    • English

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin

    Alexa Romero

    Mental Health Therapy

    Alexa Romero is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 8 years of experience focusing on trauma, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. She has experience working with children, but sees patients of all ages. She achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development at University of California San Diego, and her Masters in Social Work at California State University Fullerton. Alexa practices at Tustin Wellness Center, and is fluent in both Spanish and English.

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

    Practices

    • FTOC Tustin
    • FTOC Garden Grove

    Citlalitl Santos

    Healthy Steps Specialist

    Citlalitl Santos is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 13 years of experience in the Social Work field. She graduated with a Masters in Social Work from California State University Long Beach. She works as a LCSW at our Garden Grove location, primarily serving victims of domestic violence. Citlalitl is also a Healthy Steps Specialist at our Tustin clinic, working with the pediatric team and social determinants of health for infants 0-3 years old.

    Languages

      Practices

      • FTOC Tustin
      • FTOC Garden Grove
      Maria Del Rosario Ayala Bravo

      Maria Del Rosario Ayala Bravo

      Licensed Clinical Social Worker

      Maria Del Rosario Ayala Bravo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 15 years field experience. She received her Bachelor of Science in 2015, at California State University Fullerton. She continued at Cal State and in 2017, received her Masters of Social Work. In 2021, she was awarded the Rising Star, New Field Instructor Award from Azusa Pacific University. Maria’s focus is on reducing the stigma surrounding mental health among the Hispanic Community. At FTOC, she provides individual therapy for children, teens, and adults, and leads a support group for women that focuses on health relationships and increasing self-esteem through art.

      Languages

      • English
      • Spanish

      Practices

      • FTOC Tustin
      • FTOC Garden Grove