Da Vinci Surgeons

M. Mark Alwan, MD

OB/GYN

M. Mark Alwan, M.D., is a highly-trained and qualified board certified physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Alwan received his medical degree from Damascus University and completed his internship and residency training at Saint Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond in New York. Dr. Alwan is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Alwan has vast experience in obstetrics and gynecology including: high risk obstetrics, advanced gynecologic surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic and da Vinci Robotic surgery, urogynecology and hormone replacement therapy. Dr. Alwan has been practicing medicine for over 22 years.

Dr. Alwan has received extensive training in advanced laparoscopic and robotic procedures. In 2010 he was warded the "Patients Choice Award". Dr. Alwan is the Chief of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department here at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Alwan is committed to caring for women throughout the stages of their lives. You can count on Dr. Alwan to provide highly professional care with a caring and compassionate approach.

Office Address:

Upland Office
440 N. Mountain Ave., #110
Upland, CA 91786
Phone: 909.981.9991

Rancho Cucamonga Office
777 Milliken Ave.,
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Phone: 909.989.7282

Chino Hills Office
23140 Grand Ave., Suite # 120
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Phone: 909.981.9991
Fax: 909.981.1325

Lisa N. Abaid, MD

Oncologist

Lisa N. Abaid, MD, FACOG, MPH completed her undergraduate study at Auburn University. She attended Medical School at the University of Miami.

Dr Abaid performed her Residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her Fellowship sub-specialization in Gynecologic Oncology was also completed at the University of North Carolina.

Office Address:

1910 Royalty Drive
Pomona, CA 91767
909.865.9555

Adam D. Hickerson, MD

Urologist

Dr. Adam Hickerson received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from Biola University in 1998 and his Masters Degree in Physiology from Loma Linda University Graduate School in 2003. In 2004, Dr. Hickerson achieved his Medical Doctorate Degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and went on to do his Residency training in urologic surgery at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Since 1994, Dr. Hickerson has received several honors and awards for his research and medically related presentations and publications on urological, psychological, cancer research, and other disorders.

Among his interests and hobbies of hiking, biking, running and scuba diving, Dr. Hickerson also has volunteered his talents as a volunteer physician in the Dominican Republic, Tanzania and Jordan.

Dr. Hickerson is a member of the American Urological Association, the American Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Hickerson is a practicing partner of the Inland Urology Group located in Pomona. He is married and resides in Claremont.
 
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Office Address:

210 W. Bonita Avenue Suite 100
Pomona, CA 91767
909.623.3428

John V. Brown, MD

Oncologist

John V. Brown, MD, FACOG FACS attended Medical School at the University of Kansas. He completed an Internship and Residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University of Washington. His fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology was obtained at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Brown is a former Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at both the University of California, Los Angeles, and at the University of Southern California. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics.

Office Address:

1910 Royalty Drive
Pomona, CA 91767
909.865.9555

Aaron L. Nguyen, MD

Urologist

Dr. Aaron Nguyen received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of California at Riverside and his Medical Degree from Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. He completed his internship in general surgery at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center from July 1993 to June 1994, and at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas from July 1994 to June 1996. His residency was completed at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Nguyen began his current practice with the Inland Urology Medical Group in Pomona in July 2000 where he specializes in pediatric and adult urology. He became Board Certified with the American Board of Urology in 2002. He is also an instructor at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine and with the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Residency Program.

He is a member of the American Urological Society, Los Angeles County Medical Association and the California Medical Association. Aside from his teaching appointments, he has given several presentations to the American Urological Society and has had a paper published in Urology 50(5). Dr. Nguyen is married. He and his wife reside in West Covina, California.

Office Address:

210 W. Bonita Avenue Suite 100
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: 909.623.3428

Stephanie J. Cropper, MD

OB/GYN

Stephanie J. Cropper, MD, FACOG graduated medical school from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed her OB/GYN Internship at University of Texas Medical Branch and OB/GYN Residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Cropper is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Cropper has been practicing in Pomona since 2002 and is currently with Femcare Medical Associates. She is an avid runner, tri-athlete, and has completed 15 marathons and a full Ironman Triathlon. Dr. Cropper has also traveled to many parts of the world and enjoys dancing, scuba diving, cycling, swimming, surfing, hiking, windsurfing, and water and snow skiing.

Office Address:

160 E. Artesia, Suite # 330
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: 909.622.5654

Alberto A. Mendivil, MD

Oncologist

Alberto A. Mendivil, MD completed his undergraduate study in Animal Physiology and Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego before receiving his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Dr. Mendivil's internship and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology was at the University of California, Irvine. His Fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology was completed at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Office Address:

1910 Royalty Drive
Pomona, CA 91767
909.865.9555

Elmer B. Pineda, MD

Urologist

Dr. Elmer B. Pineda received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Berkley and his Medical Degree from the University of California at Davis. He completed his internship and residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in 2001 and began his practice with Inland Urology Medical Group and PVHMC in 2001.

Dr. Pineda became Board Certified with the American Board of Urology in 2003. He has also been an Assistant Clinical Instructor at Western University Medical School since 2003. Dr. Pineda is certified in the use of Holmium Laser, Greenlight Laser, Laparoscopy, and Radiography and Fluoroscopy. Dr. Pineda is a member of several committees including the Graduate Medical Education Committee, Blood Utilization Review Committee, Surgical Case Review Committee and Critical Care Committee. Dr. Pineda lives in Claremont, is married and has four children.

Office Address:

210 W. Bonita Avenue Suite 100
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: 909.623.3428

Francisco J. Cuellar, MD

OB/GYN

Francisco J Cuellar, MD, a graduate of Universidad Salvadorena Alberto Masferrer School of Medicine, completed his Residency at Charles Drew University/UCLA and Martin Luther King Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Cuellar is a Junior Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a member of the California Medical Association and San Bernardino Medical Society. He is board eligible by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Cuellar?s experience in obstetrics and gynecology include: high-risk obstetrics, advanced and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. He has been certified in the latest minimally invasive gynecological surgical procedures with the da Vinci Surgical System.

He is the founder of Women MedCare a new progressive and innovative practice compliant with the new standards in healthcare and technology.

Dr. Cuellar has been practicing medicine in the Inland Empire since 2003 and is an associate of PVHMC since 2004. He is married and a father of three, committed to his family, career and to the community where he lives.

Office Address:

POMONA OFFICE
1996 Indian Hill Blvd
Pomona CA 91767
(909) 784-2490

CHINO HILLS OFFICE AT
POMONA VALLEY HEALTH CENTER IN CHINO HILLS PKWY
2140 Grand Ave Ste 230
Chino Hills CA 91709
(909)-784-2490

Simmi P. Dhaliwal, MD

OB/GYN

Simmi P. Dhaliwal, MD, FACOG graduated medical school from UCLA School of Medicine and did her Residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Dhaliwal is board certified by the American Board of OB/GYN.

Dr. Dhaliwal has been in private practice at Femcare Medical Associates since 2000 with offices in Pomona and Ontario and has worked with the di Vinci robotic surgical system at PVHMC since 2008. Dr. Dhaliwal has also been affiliated with Pomona Hospital Medical Center since 2000.

Office Address:

Pomona Office
160 E. Artesia Street Suite#330
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: 909.622.5654

Ontario Office
756 N. Euclid Ave. Suite#A
Ontario, CA 91762
Phone: 909.395.0030

Nicole M. Oliver, MD

OB/GYN

Nicole Marie Oliver, MD graduated medical school from Indiana University School of Medicine and did her training at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She is a Junior Fellow with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Oliver received the "Power of One" Award during her Residency which was a patient-initiated award for gentle caring beside manner.

Dr. Oliver has been affiliated with Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center since 2009 and is Board Eligible for Obstetrics and Gynecology. She lives locally with her husband. Dr. Oliver enjoys spending time with her family, jogging, aerobics, doing cross-stitch and reading.

Office Address:

160 E. Artesia Street Suite#330
Pomona, CA 91767
Phone: 909.622.5654

Duong T. Phung, MD

OB/GYN

Dr. Duong Phung received his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Il. He did his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and at Kern County Medical Center in Bakersfield, CA. Dr. Phung is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is certified in minimally invasive surgeries, including Da Vinci Robotic surgery for benign gynecologic procedures. Dr. Phung has been in a solo practice since 2002.

Dr. Phung is dedicated to providing his patients with outstanding care so they may enjoy a lifetime of good health. His office staff and patients are highly valued and his desire is to develop lifelong relationships between his staff and his patients. Dr. Phung is committed to providing a positive and caring atmosphere in each of his two offices (Chino and Pomona). His ultimate goal is to provide individualized care, offering patients a wide range of superior services in a compassionate, professional, respectful and friendly environment.

Dr. Phung values patient's trust and works hard to provide them with superior care they deserve. He welcomes new patients to his practice and enjoys offering comprehensive gynecological services, obstetrical care (prenatal, delivery, and postpartum) and education to the women in his community.

Whether patients are looking for a new obstetrician as they embark on that special journey of motherhood or a gynecologist to help with other reproductive questions and gynecological concerns, Dr. Phung is here and looks for to serving his patients.

Office Address:

5365 Walnut Ave. Suite#A
Chino, CA 91710
Phone: 909.591.1743

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