Our Team. Open with protocols in place

Dr Kondal, Quality Director

Dr Kondal, Quality Director

Dr Kondal, Quality Director

Udit Kondal MD, ABFM

Dr. Kondal has the varied background our patients prize so highly and runs mid-level chart reviews for our quality team.  He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine, Board certified in Family Practice (ABFM),  and magna cum laude from Columbia University NY. 

Corine Riedell PA-C, MPH

Dr Kondal, Quality Director

Dr Kondal, Quality Director

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Corine is Dr. Crowe's business partner and comes to us from UC Davis School of Medicine and also holds a Masters in Public Health.  


As a PA-C, she can treat anything, write prescriptions, orders and more

Dr. Ellen Crowe, President

Dr Kondal, Quality Director

Dr. Ellen Crowe, President

Dr. Ellen Crowe, ABFM

Dr. Crowe, an Emergency Room physician since 1990, is licensed in 

both CA and IN, did her residency in family practice and brings significant family practice experience to you.  In addition to being an ER doc, she is also Board Certified in Family Practice (ABFM) 

Jared Wong PA-C

Nancy Menges, PA-C

Beth Brown, PA-C

Jared Wong PA-C

Jared arrived in Ventura from high-intensity ERs in very different sized cities:  the 1,000 bed Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York, Queens Hospital and Jamaica Hospital in Queens, NY, and Victorville Hospital in CA.  

Beth Brown, PA-C

Nancy Menges, PA-C

Beth Brown, PA-C

Beth Brown PA-C

Beth’s background is Family Medicine with an emphasis on orthopedics and sports.  She trained at Mount Sinai Hospital, Women’s Health Care, Austin Family Health, and graduated with her Masters from Chicago’s Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine. 


Nancy Menges, PA-C

Nancy Menges, PA-C

Jeanell Guenther, FNP

Nancy Menges PA-C

We hire people with deep hands-on experience, and Nancy Menges fits that description. She graduated from UC Davis School of Medicine’s PA-C program in 1993. 


Wait till you read where else she as worked !

Jeanell Guenther, FNP

Jeanell Guenther, FNP

Jeanell Guenther, FNP

Jeanell Guenther, FNP

Our newest staff member, Jeanell has a long career as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She graduated Magna cum Laude twice — from both the Bachelors and Masters degree programs at CSUB. 


Richard Barnett, RN

Jeanell Guenther, FNP

Richard Barnett, RN

Richard Barnett, RN

Richard Barnett is a Registered Nurse who likes complex high-risk cases, and also works on the telemetry floor of a major local hospital.  Richard’s tremendous compassion grew caring for critical patients who needed a helicopter flight to a combat surgical hospital. (Yes that's him in the Reuters photo)

Kate Martin, RN

Jeanell Guenther, FNP

Richard Barnett, RN

Kate Martin, RN

Kate Martin is our Registered Nurse with years of Pediatric, Plastic surgery and ER experience. While in Dallas she worked for a prominent plastic surgeon, worked in the NICU and the pediatrics floors at Dallas Children’s Medical Center. 

Gina Faraci, MA & phlebotomist

Paul McQuillan, practice manager

Shana Goodro, MA & phlebotomist

Gina Faraci, MA & phlebotomist

Gina is both a licensed Medical Assistant, a nationally certified phlebotomist and our operations specialist 


Hey wait... that's three hats.  

Shana Goodro, MA & phlebotomist

Paul McQuillan, practice manager

Shana Goodro, MA & phlebotomist

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Shana has a huge pediatric phlebotomy background since 2001, and is both a licensed Medical Assistant and nationally certified phlebotomist.

Paul McQuillan, practice manager

Paul McQuillan, practice manager

Paul McQuillan, practice manager

Paul McQuillan, COO

Paul wears multiple hats.  In addition to being Dr. Crowe's husband, COO and Treasurer, he manages sales, scheduling, hiring, training, mobile medical technology,  operations processes.... (continued)

Dr. Roland Jacobs, psychiatrist

Dr. Roland Jacobs, psychiatrist

Paul McQuillan, practice manager

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Dr. Jacobs is an adult and geriatric psychiatrist who consults occasionally and treats our patients when needed.  He started as a Brooklyn native, raised in New Jersey, and received his medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson - Rutger’s Medical School.   Roland completed his residency at UCLA and served as an Assistant Professor and Associate Research Psychiatrist at UCLA.   He developed and runs inpatient and outpatient programs in geriatrics, adult and adolescent psychiatry in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. 

Roland is a passionate skier and divides his time between Taos NM and here in Southern California.   His prior education includes a BA in Zoology, and a post-doctoral Scholar in Neuroscience.   Locally he spends significant time helping individual psychiatric patients and has also run psychiatric programs at five regional hospitals.  Even part time, we like the skills he brings to our home-bound and very private patients.

What is a PA-C?

Dr. Roland Jacobs, psychiatrist

Emeritus team members

Physician Assistant - Certified

It's the same intense World War II  program used to train doctors for the battlefield.  This Masters degree program requires thousands of hours of hands on clinical experience BEFORE someone can even apply.  

The program emphasizes hands on diagnostics and treatment, so you see a PA-C often in the ER and Family Practice.


The PA-C education happens in a different order.  Traditional medical schools are a masters degree followed by three years of hands on clinical residency.  The PA programs changes that order with 3,000+ hours of clinical experience first, then a masters degree, followed by a series of clinical rotations.  


Physician Assistant programs have spread to every major medical school in the USA.  During Vietnam, the program re-started at Duke University when four highly experienced Navy Corpsman returned from the battlefield.  

Emeritus team members

Dr. Roland Jacobs, psychiatrist

Emeritus team members

Nicole Pablo

Nicole Pablo is off to her Masters PA-C program. In a few years your medical office may get a chance to hire this woman,  If you do, make it a good offer.  


She worked here as an MA, and is a UCLA graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Psychobiology. Her prior experience includes over a year as an MA for a large endocrinologist office, and more, plus a six month language immersion program working at rural medical clinics in Guatemala.


 If she decides to return to the West Coast we may make an offer first.

JoJo, our billing office dog

JoJo, our billing office dog

He knows which staff member is returning before their car is even parked outside.  

Some thow a ball for JoJo, and some give him a scratch. 

You can tell who the dog is expecting by how he's acting or standing in the hallway.  JoJo is our furry doorbell.

Lots of energy.

Not much production.