You will, more than likely, make many trips to our office…..sometimes for many years. You will get a chance to meet all of our office staff as time goes by. All of these providers want to help you in any way possible so don’t hesitate to call if you have a question about your appointment, test authorization or insurance coverage, etc,.
Our Physician Assistants are an integral part of our practice. Michelle, Aubrey, Alexia, and Lauren assist in surgical procedures and aid Hoag Gynecologic Oncology physicians in both inpatient and office care of our patients.
Michelle graduated from California State University in Long Beach, CA. She received her Masters in Physician Assistant Practice from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. She has prior experience as both a Family Practice and Plastic Surgery Physician Assistant.
Aubrey Jacobson graduated from the University of California, Davis with a BS in Neurobiology and Physiology. She then went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Western University of Health Sciences. She is proud to be a part of the GOA team.
Alexia Sanchez graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She then went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Chapman University. She is proud to be a part of the Hoag GynOnc team.
Lauren Kerstner graduated Cum Laude from University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, CA with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies. She then went on to complete her Master of Medical Science Degree in PA Studies at Marshall B. Ketchum University (MBKU) in Fullerton, CA. She is a member of the American Academy of PAs, California Academy of PAs, and Association of PAs in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Lauren is a Newport Beach native and is proud to be a part of the Hoag GYN/ONC team.