Saba Haq, MD
Healthcare has been in Saba’s blood since her youth. Her parents’ involvement in the oil industry took her around the world for the first 13 years of her life. She spent her wonder years in Southeast Asia and had a chance to see first hand the global need for quality healthcare. She returned with her family to Southern California during her high school years and began her career journey to become the first physician in her family.
Saba attended medical school at UCLA and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at UC Davis.
She has spent the last 18 years juggling a busy career and raising her children. Saba enjoys staying active with her family. Reading science fiction and playing the guitar are two of her favorite “me time” activities. She lives with her husband and kids in the heart of the Silicon Valley.
Eric Pifer, MD
Eric serves the Vice President and Medical Director for the Crossover Health Medical Group. Please join me in welcoming Eric Pifer, MD who most recently served as Chief Medical Officer of El Camino Hospital and the associated Silicon Valley Medical Group. At El Camino, Eric was responsible for working with the executive team to implement a patient centered medical home, bundled payment models, and a variety of quality and clinical programs for over 1,200 physicians and 60 different medical directors. He has a strong academic background based on his experience at the University of Pennsylvania where he served as Chief Medical Information Officer while leading multiple EHR implementations and related projects. He is a board certified internist with strong experience in clinical epidemiology and medical informatics.
Eric went to medical school at Drexel University and then trained Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. Eric now lives in Los Gatos with Eli, Ryan and Ethan, his middle, high school and college age sons. He enjoys a variety of activities but his favorites are music and sailing. Eric has a rock and roll band with local physician friends (he plays guitar) and he enjoys exploring the San Francisco Bay by sailboat sometimes for days at a time.
Lindsey Glass, RN, BSN
Lindsey began her career as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina after graduating Cum Laude from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Lindsey moved to Seattle as a travel nurse where she gained experience as a pediatric nurse in Interventional Radiology and decided to call the west coast home. After a few years, Lindsey and her husband made a move to the Bay area to be closer to family and to enjoy the California sunshine. She has spent the majority of her career working with adult patients in the procedural setting including Pre-op, OR and IR circulating, providing moderate sedation, and PACU. Lindsey believes the key to a great patient and nurse relationship is trust and communication. Lindsey is eager to make your visit to our health center a positive experience and is excited to assist you in becoming your best self.
Lindsey is a west-coaster at heart and enjoys hiking, skiing, and surfing with her husband. She enjoys participating and challenging herself at CrossFit and loves the community that comes along with it. If she’s not outside, she is probably in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes.
Ngoc graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology with the goal of being in the healthcare field. She has been working since the age of sixteen with work backgrounds in health, education, and customer service. She has a passion for helping others and has done four years of volunteer work for Kaiser Permanente as well as interning as a physical therapy aid. She hopes to apply that same passion in the workplace. She enjoys meditating, traveling, being outdoors with her three dogs, and spending time with family, which one day, she hopes to start one of her own. Please take caution- Ngoc is energetic, outgoing and can be excessively bubbly!
Sunny has been a key proponent to client satisfaction for the past five years. He strives on exceeding goals and understands the importance of positive client experience. Having worked in a dental office he gained the expertise to become personable with patients and having the ability to comfort any anxiety prior to a procedure. Mostly recently as a administrative project manager Sunny guided foreign and domestic food distributors through the nut buying process. Sunny also was a tutor and student coach during his senior year in high school where he showed children what they could achieve if they truly applied themselves.
Sunny was born in Leicester England and moved to California at the age of seven. He attended Las Positas College and is currently working towards his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. As an avid classical indian drummer he devotes most weekends teaching and performing the art form at charity and community events. Along with being a musician he enjoys cycling, barbecuing with family and having just been recently married, cherishes the perks of sharing time with a loved one.
David is a highly motivated and empathetic person who has always given a 110% effort in to anything he puts his mind to. He has held a variety of different jobs since he has entered the workforce and all have been beneficial to his professional development. David was a barista/manager in his hometown coffee shop for 2 years. There he learned valuable customer service skills and administrative skills. David interned for a hospital’s health education department during his final semester of college, which later turned into a full-time position as a program assistant. This job enabled him to work in a clinical setting and gain professional experience.
David was born and raised in Lodi, CA. He attended college at San Jose State University where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Science with a Concentration in Health Services and Administration. David is the oldest of six children and enjoys being with his family more than anything. In his free time, he enjoys lifting weights, playing basketball, and being in nature. David’s favorite places to be are Lake Tahoe and Yosemite.
Jerod Gard, DPT
Jerod achieved his doctorate of physical therapy from Wichita State University before settling in the Chicago area. After achieving his goal of becoming a Certified Functional Manual Therapist from the Institute of Physical Art, he headed out to the west coast to promote health and optimal function. For the past four years, he has been helping his patients overcome injury, poor function, bad posture, and body mechanics issues. He prides himself on his physical assessment, clinical diagnosis, and treatment techniques to resolve the underlying drivers of the physical dysfunctions causing the symptoms.
Jerod played competitive rugby through college at Pittsburgh State University and with many club teams in Kansas, Chicago and Brazil. Being new to California, he keeps very active exploring the state’s vast natural diversity. He enjoys trail running, mountain biking, hiking and camping. In addition to health and wellness promotion, Jerod’s other passion is music. He enjoys playing the guitar and banjo, and is particularly fond of blues and folk music.
Tomo Harada, DC
Dr. Tomo Harada has dedicated his life to treating sports injuries and teaching proper biomechanics. He practices a hands-on and comprehensive approach to recovery from injury combined with a focus on the prevention of future injury. His expertise and caring demeanor has earned him the trust of professional and collegiate athletes, as well as countless residents in Bay Area.
Dr. Tomo became a nationally recognized member of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, receiving the designation of C.C.S.P. (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician). Additionally, he is full-body certified in Active Release Technique,(ART) also ART complex protocol, ART nerve entrapment, Rock Tape, The Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Performance Movement Techniques (PMT), Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab (FAKTR) and Graston Technique provider.
Dr. Tomo, a native of Yokohama, Japan graduated from Teikyo University in 1999 and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Palmer Chiropractic West College. In 2015, Dr. Harada achieved his goal of opening his own practice, where his patients included members of the San Jose Earthquakes, the San Jose Sharks – and the San Francisco 49ers. He maintains his practice at Zero to Hundred Sports Chiropractic in San Jose. In 2016, Dr. Harada was appointed to the sports care staff for the San Francisco 49ers.
Khanie Ha, LAc
Khanie is a licensed Acupuncturist in CA and WA state. She received her Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, CA and specializes in pain management, chronic internal diseases as well as psycho-somatic conditions such as addictions, anxiety and depression. She also has a background in counseling with a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. For difficult conditions, she utilizes Neuro-Emotional Technique which combines her chinese medical and counseling background for a more comprehensive healing treatment.
Khanie grew up in Seattle, WA with her immigrant mother who always emphasized tenets of chinese medicine in her upbringing. As well, her late grandfather was a traditional healer that had much influence on Khanie’s natural abilities to help others live their healthiest life physically, emotionally and spiritually. During her spare time, she enjoys hiking, qigong, camping and snowboarding in the winters. She lives in Oakland with her partner, and pets.
Gigi McGill is Neuromuscular Massage Therapist and enjoys customizing sessions for her patients. She has worked with patients with past injuries, chronic pain due to emotional or physical stress, migraines, headaches, and vertigo. She enjoys educating clients of the benefits of regular therapeutic massage and as a part of this; she gives her patients guided plans in place so that the results can help heal chronic issues. Gigi specializes in different modalities such as myofascial release, trigger point therapy, facilitated stretching, pre and
post natal massage.
Outside of the clinic Gigi loves to travel, spend time with family and volunteer at Stanford hospital with cancer patients. Gigi also likes to make her own vegan and holistic body and health care products that she uses in her sessions at her private practice.
Brittany Murray, MPH
Brittany has a holistic approach to health and wellness, which means that she looks at how all areas of your life are connected. Brittany will help you navigate the world of contradictory nutrition and health advice in order to determine what choices are beneficial for you. She acknowledges that people tend to hang onto what they know and what has given them a sense of safety. While working together, you will create a safe, peaceful environment that will empower you to bring forth a newfound sense of confidence bringing you back to balance –physically and mentally. Together you will uncover how all parts of your life affect your wellness, develop a deeper understanding of the food and lifestyle choices that work best for you, learn to listen to your body, and implement these lasting changes.
Brittany was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended The George Washington University in Washington, D.C where she earned a Masters in Public Health. Brittany is the middle child of a very close knot family which she considers her best friends and misses them all being in New York. In her spare time, she loves to workout, attend yoga classes, cook and anything that involves the beautiful California weather.
Danielle Heuseveldt, RD, LDN, CHWC
Danielle is both a registered dietitian and certified health and wellness coach. In addition to a wealth of knowledge, she brings passion, compassion, practicality and a touch of fun to the coaching partnership.
Members leave coaching sessions feeling encouraged and empowered to take charge of their health. Through more than a decade working as a clinical dietitian and as a health coach, Danielle has extensive experience meeting a variety of needs including weight management, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, stress management, pre-natal nutrition, tobacco cessation, sports nutrition, and optimizing energy and performance. Danielle prides herself on the relationships she forms with her members by really getting to know them so that she can provide tailored, holistic and realistic guidance toward goals.
Danielle practices what she preaches by trying to live the healthiest lifestyle without sacrificing the fun and enjoyment of food and physical activity.
Michelle Spoelstra, PsyD
Dr. Michelle Spoelstra is a licensed clinical psychologist, with over twelve years in the mental health field. Dr. Spoelstra has spent the last 7 years in both university mental health, as well as private practice. Her areas of expertise include working with depression, anxiety, relational issues, work/life balance, life transitions, stress management and strengthening self-care. She is passionate about providing supportive, holistic care to her clients. Her work is rooted in the belief that each client has a unique set of gifts, abilities and strengths, which can be harnessed in the process of personal growth. Michelle received her B.A. degree in both Psychology and History from Westmont College. She received her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University and her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Wright Institute.
In her free time, Michelle enjoys being with family and friends, whether it be baking, cooking, hiking, relaxing or enjoying the greater Bay Area. She also loves to travel and experience new cultures and traditions, and tries to venture out regularly, whether to a new town or a new country.
Azra Alic, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Dianna Lam, OD
Dianna is a Bay Area native, born and raised in San Jose, California. She was eager to venture out of the Bay and attended UC San Diego where she earned her bachelor’s degree in General Biology with a minor in History. After spending four years in Southern California, it was time to move back home to the Bay Area.
Dianna obtained her doctorate degree in Optometry at UC Berkeley where she graduated with clinical honors. Her honors thesis focused on carotid artery disease and how it affects the eye. Her training includes: Meredith Morgan Eye Center at UC Berkeley, the Alameda Health System in both Oakland and Hayward, and the Veteran Affairs in Tacoma, Washington. She also completed a mission trip to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua with VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity).
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, going to barre and spin classes, and spending time with family, friends, and her Jack Russell Terrier, Booboo.