Southwest Medical Associates Adds Eight New Healthcare Providers

By January 7, 2019 New Hires, Press Release

Southwest Medical Associates, part of OptumCare has added eight new health care providers to help meet the growing need for health services in the Las Vegas community: 

Michael Albring, MD joins Southwest Medical as a hospitalist. Albring completed his medical training at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania and completed his residency at Summa Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio.

Cornell Clark, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Rancho Health Care Center (888 S. Rancho Dr.) and specializes in urgent care. Clark completed his medical training at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and completed his residency at the SUNY Buffalo Graduate Medical-Dental Education Consortium in Buffalo, New York.

Amanda Dickerson, APRN joins Southwest Medical’s Eastern Health Care Center (4475 S Eastern Ave.) and specializes in adult medicine. Dickerson completed her medical training at Marian University in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Pei-Chi Fu, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Siena Heights Health Care Center (2845 Siena Heights Dr.) and specializes in adult medicine. Fu completed her medical training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Montserrat and completed her residency at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan.

Diane Johnson, PA-C joins Southwest Medical’s Lake Mead Parkway Health Care Center (270 W Lake Mead Pkwy.) and specializes in adult medicine. Johnson completed her medical training at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

Kevin Refahiyat, PA-C joins Southwest Medical’s Durango Convenient Care (7150 S. Durango Dr.) and specializes in urgent care. Refahiyat completed his medical training at Touro University in Henderson, Nevada.

Hae Ran “Helen” Rhim-Kim, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Oakey Health Care Center (4750 W. Oakey Blvd.) and specializes in rheumatology. Rhim-Kim completed her medical training at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea and completed her residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, New York as well as a fellowship in rheumatology at Cabrini Medical Center in New York, New York.

Sandra Vega, MD joins Southwest Medical’s Montecito Health Care Center (7061 Grand Montecito Pkwy.) and specializes in OB/GYN. Vega completed her medical training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and completed her residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago.