Terry Ambus, MD

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Chandler Regional HospitalAnesthesiology Work 475 S. Dobson Road Chandler AZ 85224 Work Phone: 480-507-2961

Dr. Terry Ambus, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist in Chandler, Arizona. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Arizona and California. He is affiliated with Chandler Regional Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center.

Education & Medical Training

  • University of California at San Diego Residency, Anesthesiology
  • Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center Internship, Internal Medicine
  • UC San Diego School of Medicine Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License 1994 – 2016
  • CA State Medical License 1991 – 2015
  • American Board of Anesthesiology


James N. Angelos , D.D.S.

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General & Cosmetic Dentistry James N. Angelos, D.D.S. Work 1137 East Green Street Pasadena CA 91106 Work Phone: (626) 584-3031 Website: James N. Angelos, D.D.S.

Dr. James N. Angelos has provided complete Cosmetic and General Dentistry in Pasadena for over 35 years.  A graduate of Case Western Reserve Dental School in Cleveland, Ohio, he served in the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Coast Guard as a dental officer in Alameda, California providing all phases of General Dentistry. Dr. Angelos has continued his dental training over the years by attending and participating in seminars and post graduate courses in all aspects of dental treatment.

He was privileged to be Program Chairman and President of the Pasadena Academy of Dentistry and the Wilshire Academy of Dentistry.

Dr. Angelos has been a volunteer CPR instructor for 10 years with the

American Heart Association for members of the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society and has been a Peer Review Dental Examiner with the San Gabriel Valley Dental Society for over 20 years.

Dr. Angelos is an active member of the San Marino City Club and of St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church in Pasadena, serving on various committees and as President of the Community for two years. Dr. Angelos has also enjoyed serving his community as a coach for Little League Baseball, AYSO soccer and youth basketball. Dr. Angelos is a member of the San Marino Tennis Club and the Flint Canyon Tennis Club and has enjoyed playing tennis for many years. He has recently taken up playing golf.

Dr. Angelos and his wife, Sophia, have three children, Nicolette, Jennie, and Nick all of whom attended school in San Marino and graduated from University of California, Irvine and University of Southern California. Dr. Angelos gets great pleasure from spending time with his family and considers himself lucky to have his five grandsons and three granddaughters (identical triplets) living in nearby cities.

The goal of Dr. Angelos and his highly qualified and dedicated staff is to provide each of you with a very personal, caring, and comfortable dental experience in a professional and friendly manner. They look forward to meeting you and providing you with extraordinary service.

Constantine B. Aronis , DDS, MS

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Nasreen Babu-Khan , MD

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Palisades DermatologyDermatology Work Palisades Dermatology 970 Monument Street Suite 114 Pacific Palisades CA 90272 Work Phone: 310-454-5915 Work Fax: 310-454-5027

• Dr. Nasreen Babu-Khan, MD is a board certified dermatologist in Pacific Palisades, California. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in California.

Clinical Specialties & Interests
• Dermatology: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training
• University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center Residency, Dermatology
• VA Medical Center (Sepulveda CA)Residency, Internal Medicine
• Keck School of Medicine of USC Medical School

Certifications & Licensure
• CA State Medical License Active through 2013
• American Board of Dermatology Dermatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition
• Fellow (FAAD)American Academy of Dermatology

Professional Memberships
• American Academy of Dermatology – AAD Fellow

Alternate Names
• Dr. Nasreen Babu-Khan, Dr. Nasreen Babu-Khan, MD, Dr. N Babu-Khan

Vasilios Berdoukas , MD

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Division of Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Children’s HospitalPediatric Hematology

John M. Compoginis , MD, FACS

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Work 1044 S. Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena CA 91105 United States Work Phone: 626 449 4859

Dr. John Compoginis is a plastic surgeon in Pasadena, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Huntington Memorial Hospital and Methodist Hospital of Southern California. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice between 6-10 years. He is one of 32 doctors at Huntington Memorial Hospital and one of 26 at Methodist Hospital of Southern California who specializes in Plastic Surgery.

Chris Dalis , DDS

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General Dentistry Work 1122 Crenshaw Blvd. Torrance CA 90501 Work Phone: 310-783-0428 Work Fax: 310-783-0428 Website: Thanos & Dalis , DDS

Dr. Dalis is a lifelong South Bay resident, having grown up in Torrance, with strong ties to the community. He attended the University of Southern California where he earned his undergraduate degree in exercise physiology. Upon graduation, he attended the USC School of Dentistry where he was awarded his certificate.

Dr. Dalis is trained in all aspects of dentistry including all the latest cosmetic treatments, implants, endodontics, and the utilization of digital X Ray technology. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Western Los Angeles Dental Society. Dr. Dalis’ frequent attendance of continuing education courses keeps him up to date on all the latest topics and procedures in the field of dentistry and oral care.

Dr. Dalis has lectured for the American Cancer Society in the areas of oral cancer and tobacco cessation. In addition, he served on the scientific health and advisory board of Redondo Union High School. In his free time, he enjoys relaxing, playing beach volleyball, hiking, and has a love for music, movies and travel.

Nicholas C. Davis , DDS/MAGD

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Nicholas C. Davis DDS MAGDCosmetic Dentistry Work 2503 Eastbluff Drive Suite #102 Newport Beach CA 92660 Work Phone: 949-644-9211

Dr. Nicholas C. Davis is a 1973 graduate of Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry in California. After teaching at the University, he established his practice in Newport Beach, California in 1976.

His passion for dentistry and science was the driving force behind his achieving his Masters in the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellowship in the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics. His meticulous attention to detail contributed to his achieving the prestigious recognition of Accredited status in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is one of only five dentists in Orange County with this Board Certification in Cosmetic Dentistry. He was elected as the 2005-2006 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is now serving as the 2012-2014 President of the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Davis love of art and photography is his inspiration for creating beautiful smiles. He is a pioneer in the art of lip enhancement and smile design, and frequently lectures both nationally and internationally at dental conventions and universities. He has also published numerous cosmetic-related articles in the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry and other professional publications. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor at Loma Linda University teaching cosmetic dentistry to graduate students returning to improve their cosmetic skills.

His wife, Kiki, is a fine artist. Her bright, tropical paintings, some of which have been published, are displayed throughout the office. They have been happily married since 1972.

Professional Organizations and Links:
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Academy of Facial Esthetics
International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics
Academy of General Dentistry
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Orange County Dental Society

George Demos, MD

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Jeanette Derdemezi , MD

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Anesthesiology Work UCLA Medical Center 10833 Le Conte Avenue Los Angeles CA 90095 Work Phone: 310-825-4350


Medical School
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine

Years Practicing
43 years

Hospital Affiliation
UCLA Medical Center
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA
760 Westwood Plz
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Dean Furkioti , DDS

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General Dentistry Work 220 Vista del Mar Suite B Redondo Beach CA 90277 Work Phone: 310-540-4882 Website: Furkioti DDS

Dean Furkioti DDS is a graduate of the USC School of Dentistry. He has been practicing in the same location for over 20 years and is a local resident. The practice employs many cutting edge techniques such as digital X-rays, CAD-CAM porcelain technology, implants and preventative dentistry utilizing dental sealants coupled with air abrasion technology. He also offers many cosmetic procedures to help you create that beautiful smile you’ve always wanted, Lumineers being one such technique, among others. The treatment rooms also offer patients flat screen entertainment and massaging dental chairs, helping to distract and comfort you, making your time spent the most pleasant possible.

Anthony Gabriel , MD

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Internal Medicine Work 1600 Rosecrans Ave. 4th Floor Manhattan Beach CA 90266 Work Phone: (424) 290-8276

Dr. Anthony Gabriel is an internist in Manhattan Beach, California. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years.

Specialty & Clinical Interests
Internist: General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests:
Chronic Pain, GERD, Critical Care, Diabetes Mellitus, Cardiology, Delirium, Primary Health Care

Education & Medical Training
UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993–1996
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Dr. Gus Gialamas

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Sports Medicine Sea View OrthopaedicsOrthopaedics Work 653 Camino De Los Mares #109 San Clemente CA 92673 USA Work Phone: (949) 661-2423 Work Fax: (949) 661-9205 Website: Sea View Orthopaedics

Dr. Gus Gialamas has been practicing sports medicine and general othopaedic surgery in San Clemente for over 20 years. During this time, he has amassed extensive experience performing and teaching arthroscopic procedures such as rotator cuff and labral repair, anterior crutiate ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair, and micro fracture. Dr. Gialamas has an equally impressive experience with hip and knee replacement surgery and treating fractures.

He received his Bachelor’s degree at Pepperdine University, and his Medical Doctorate at The University of Health Science-Chicago Medical School. He then completed a research fellowship at Harrington Arthritis research center in Phoenix, Arizona. His core general surgical internship was completed at the University of California San Francisco, where he also completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery in 1992. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons as well as a Fellow of the American  College of Surgeons.

Upon completion of his training Dr. Gialamas moved to San Clemente, California, where he started Sea View Orthopaedic Medical Group. He is on active staff at Saddleback Memorial San Clemente Hospital where he has served as Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Surgery, and Chief of Staff. He is also on active staff at Mission Hospital and Children’s Hospital, both in Mission Viejo, California.

Dr. Gialamas spends much of his free time contributing to the community of San Clemente and to communities around the globe. He not only sits on the Board of Operation Rainbow, a global physician volunteer organization providing free orthopaedic surgery to underserved and disaster locations, he is a founding member of the American Freestyle Motocross Association Board of Directors. Dr. Gialamas is also a team Physician for Saddleback College and for San Clemente High School and is on the Board of the San Clemente Boys and Girls Club. When not at one of the many football games, board meetings, or relief trips to foreign countries, Dr. Gialamas enjoys every chance to spend time with his family.

Ioannis Giannikopoulos , MD, FACG

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Tri-city Regional Medical Center, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine Work 10941 Firestone Blvd. Norwalk CA 90650 Work Phone: (562) 864-4200

Dr. Ioannis Giannikopoulos is a gastroenterologist in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Francis Medical Center and Tri-City Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Athens and has been in practice for 47 years. He is one of 9 doctors at St. Francis Medical Center and one of 7 at Tri-City Regional Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.
Specialty & Clinical Interests
Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation
St. Francis Medical Center
Tri-City Regional Medical Center

Education & Medical Training
Grant Hospital of Chicago
Residency, General Practice, 1976–1977
John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977–1979
John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1979–1981
University of Athens
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology
American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition
Fellow (FACG), American College of Gastroenterology

Publications & Presentations
Vitamin D receptor FokI gene polymorphisms may be associated with colorectal cancer among African American and Hispanic participants.
Sarkissyan, M.,Wu, Y.,Chen, Z.,Mishra, D. K.,Sarkissyan, S.,Giannikopoulos, I.,Vadgama, J. V.
Clinical significance of incidental colorectal wall thickening on computed tomography scan in African-American and Hispanic patients.
Padda, M., Vadgama, J., Sandhu, P., Dev, A., Giannikopoulos, I.
Correlation between serum alanine aminotransferase activity and age.
Padda, M., Dev, A., Giannikopoulos, I.

Andrew G. Gianoukakis , MD

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Harbor-UCLAEndocrinology, Internal Medicine Work 1124 West Carson St. RB-1 Torrance CA 90502 Work Phone: (310) 222-1867 Work Fax: (310) 533-0627

Andrew G. Gianoukakis MD, FACE is the current President of HAMDS and has served on the HAMDS board of directors since 2008.

Dr. Gianoukakis is an Academic Endocrinologist and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is a member of the Harbor-UCLA Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism where he serves as the Program Director of the Endocrinology and Metabolism training program as well as director of the Harbor-UCLA thyroid unit. His interest and research focuses on thyroid disease and thyroid cancer.

Mark Halikis , MD

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St. Joseph HospitalOrthopaedic Surgery Work 280 S. Main Street, Suite 200 Orange CA 92868 Work Phone: 714-634-4567 Work Fax: 714-634-4569 Website: St. Joseph Hospital

Medical School: University of Southern California – 1988

Internship: University of California – Irvine – 1989

Residency: University of California – Irvine – 1993

Fellowship: Washington University – St. Louis – 1994

Areas of Expertise

Added qualifications in Certified Surgery of the Hand. American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Areas of Interest

Congenital Hand Problems Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Nick Halikis , MD

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Torrance Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine GroupHand Surgery/Orthopedic Surgery Work Torrance Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group 23456 Hawthorne Blvd Suite 300 Torrance CA 90505 Work Phone: (310) 316 – 6190 Work Phone: 310-316-6190 Website: Torrance Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group

Hand Surgery Specialist and
Upper Extremity Surgery Specialist

Hand surgery captivated South Bay native Dr. Halikis the minute he was exposed to it. “I love the intricacy involved in repairing one of the most complicated parts of the body. As a kid I used to build models and enjoy woodworking. Hand surgery is a lot like this—it’s an art and a science.” His patients span all ages, and he couldnt be more pleased to share his expertise, whether surgical or non-surgical, to help them.

Dr. Halikis’ first priority is that each of his patients receives an individually designed, comprehensive treatment and recovery program. He has specialized training in both hand surgery and upper extremity surgery, and is extensively trained in all aspects of operative and non-operative upper extremity care, including carpal tunnel syndrome, trauma, arthritis, tumors, tendonopathies such as trigger finger, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, and more. Because he completed the prestigious University of Florida Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship, he is highly sought after and well known for treating conditions and injuries that require sensitive care.

Dr. Halikis earned his doctorate and completed his orthopaedic residency at USC and is the former Chief of Surgery and Orthopaedics at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He is an active member and volunteer in his church and embraces the local South Bay lifestyle by enjoying the regions skiing, surfing, beach volleyball, and basketball. More than a sportsman, Dr. Halikis is also an accomplished guitarist who regularly plays in a band, an interest that keeps his hands finely tuned for surgery.

Sam Harkiss , DDS

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General Dentistry Retired

Dr. Viveca Hazboun

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Psychiatry Work 1224 Vine Street Los Angeles CA 90038 Work Phone: 323-769-6100

Dr. Hazboun graduated from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in 1976. She works in Sylmar, CA and specializes in Psychiatry. She speaks Arabic, English and Spanish.

Dennis Jordanides , MD

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Hoag Medical GroupInternal Medicine Work 510 Superior Avenue Suite 200C Newport Beach CA 92663 Work Phone: 949-734-7446

Dennis Jordanides, M.D., is the immediate past Chief of Clinical Practice Development at the Hoag Medical Group, which currently has 8 practice sites serving the population of Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Irvine. In January 2014, Dr. Jordanides established a private internal medicine practice.

Dr. Jordanides received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Eta Kappa Nu) from the University of California Santa Barbara and his M.D. from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He served his residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, and then practiced and studied under the prominent Harvard-trained internist Dr. Ann Mass. That experience inspired Dr. Jordanides to develop his unique style of practice, which centers around delivering personalized, compassionate, coordinated, and thoughtful care.

Dr. Jordanides was the medical director and founder of Coast Internal Medicine Consultants in Newport Beach. Prior to moving into exclusive outpatient practice, Dr. Jordanides started a new inpatient medicine department at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, CA, and was on clinical faculty at the University of California, Irvine. He also served as medical director for Carmichael Training Systems in Aspen, Colorado, which provided physiologic testing and medical consultation for elite athletes. He has appeared many times on local television to discuss diverse medical topics including cardiovascular risk reduction, cancer screening, hormone replacement therapy, and travel medicine. He serves on many Hoag hospital committees and work groups, and stays active in a number of state and national health care organizations.

Dr. Jordanides is a Huntington Beach native where he lives with his wife and their two young children. They enjoy the beach, skiing, bicycle rides, music, and a wide array of family activities.

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