Press Releases

October 15, 2007

HealthCare Partners Medical Group Opens Doors in Valencia

Media Contact - Kristen M. Thomas 310.752.4400 x186

Los Angeles, CA – October 15, 2007
– HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a multispecialty medical group serving more than 500,000 patients throughout Southern California, announces the opening of its Valencia office. This new location provides HealthCare Partners the opportunity to expand its commitment to patient satisfaction through its established processes for delivering high-quality care.


“We are proud to introduce HealthCare Partners in Valencia, “said HealthCare Partners CEO Dr. Robert Margolis. “And we welcome this opportunity to deliver high-quality, technologically advanced care to this diverse population.”

What makes HealthCare Partners so unique is its patient flow model that puts patients first. This model includes patient-centric care teams, fast referrals and premier appointments. In addition, HealthCare Partners’ Electronic Health Records (EHRs) provide health practitioners and patients quick, easy access to vital medical information, improving care quality dramatically.

Two experienced physicians — Avinash Gururaja, MD, and Amy Goff, DO — will serve the Valencia office.

Gururaja is board certified in family practice. He earned his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri and completed his internship and residency at Northridge Hospital Family Practice. He has a basic understanding of Spanish and speaks fluent Kannada.

Amy Goff, DO, is a diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. She received her medical degree at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and continued her training at Grandview Hospital and Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, and Downey Regional Medical Center in Downey, CA. Goff has been with HealthCare Partners since 2006.

HealthCare Partners’ Valencia office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and is located at 23838 Valencia Blvd., #260, Valencia, CA 91355. The office can be reached at 661.367.9200.

About HealthCare Partners Medical Group

HealthCare Partners Medical Group has been recognized for its distinguished medical leadership, high-quality medical care delivery, operational effectiveness and high rate of patient satisfaction. The medical group provides healthcare services to more than 500,000 patients in the Los Angeles and north Orange County areas through 40 medical offices, five urgent care centers, two medical spas and an ambulatory surgery center. For more information, please visitwww.healthcarepartners.com