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Dignity Health Medical Group Sierra Nevada adds neurologist

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Ana Gabriela Lizama, MD
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Dignity Health Medical Group Sierra Nevada, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, has expanded its medical services with the addition of neurology.

Ana Gabriela Lizama joins the group to add to its scope of services that includes primary care, cardiology, otolaryngology, general surgery and oncology.

Lizama’s special interest is in general neurology, dementia, neuropsychiatric disorders, headache, and TBI. Lizama graduated from Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, and completed her residency at Yale University, followed by a fellowship at VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Psychiatric Research/Neuroscience.

“I use an evidence-based, patient-centered, and holistic approach in medicine,” said Lizama. “I work in collaboration with my patients to address their medical needs to help improve their quality of life and sense of well-being.”

Dr. Lizama joins the Dignity Health Medical Group Sierra Nevada primary care physicians that include family practice physician Jill Fitzpatrick, internal medicine physicians Kisha Hughes and Thomas Kanomata, cardiology specialist Ryan Smith, otolaryngology specialist Janette Carpenter, general surgeon W. Chad Statton and oncologist David Campbell.

“With the addition of Dr. Lizama, local residents have greater access to neurological care in the foothills,” said Dr. Joe Jasser, president and CEO of Dignity Health Medical Foundation.

“We are committed to providing residents in the area the opportunity to see skilled specialists close to home.”

To make an appointment with Lizama, call 530-477-4480.

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