Meet the Geriatric Care Team

Our care is provided by physicians with a specialty in geriatric medicine.

Other members of our team include a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, a pharmacist, social workers, nurses, and medical assistants - all with specialized training and experience in handling the needs of older patients.


Vernan Atienza, MD

I aim to provide an individualized plan of care to each of my patients, taking into consideration the medical and social complexities. I encourage active participation in this partnership, which may include patients' families, with the goal of reaching reasonable solutions to sometimes difficult conditions. Read Dr. Atienza's full profile

Board Certified:  Geriatric Medicine, Family Medicine

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Provider Rating
4.9 out of 5
87 Ratings
10 Comments

Yen-Tsun "Andy" Lai, MD

It is truly my privilege to serve the geriatric population. Through close partnership with my patients and their families, I aim to individualize and optimize their care and quality of life. In turn, I find myself richly rewarded with many new "old" friends who share their lifetime of memories with me. Read Dr. Lai's full profile

Board Certified:  Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine

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Provider Rating
4.9 out of 5
120 Ratings
19 Comments

Victoria Marxen, MD

Whatever their ages, people have specific needs, goals and dreams. It is my privilege to assist my patients in maintaining their health and quality of life, so they can pursue what is important to them. For those patients who are facing challenging health problems, we can work together to find the best possible solutions. Read Dr. Marxen's full profile

Board Certified:  Internal Medicine

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Provider Rating
4.9 out of 5
80 Ratings
12 Comments

Anslem Opitoke, MD

I help patients maintain or regain their quality using a multi-disciplinary approach to care that is both individualized and patient centered. Read Dr. Opitoke's full profile  

Board Certified:  Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care

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Provider Rating
4.9 out of 5
100 Ratings
19 Comments

Mary Ann Pefanco, MD

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Board Certified:  Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine

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Provider Rating
4.9 out of 5
103 Ratings
14 Comments

Reza Tabibi, MD

I find it rewarding to work with the elderly population - listening to and learning from them. Most of my patients are the same age as my parents and I treat them as I would treat my parents. I always ask myself "what would I recommend to my mother or father?" Read Dr. Tabibi's full profile

Board Certified:  Geriatric Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care

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Provider Rating
4.9 out of 5
113 Ratings
21 Comments