Rafael Alonso, Jr. is a board-certified Physician Assistant who received his physician assistant degree from San Joaquin Valley College in Visalia, California and has been involved in healthcare for 8 years with an emphasis on family medicine.
Rafael said since he was a child he has been interested in how the human body works. He has personally experienced disease and knows how this can affect the entire family. His passion and purpose are fueled by helping a sick patient become healthier after treatment.
He chose to work at a community health clinic to help patients that are humble, appreciative and truly in need of the care we provide.
In his spare time he enjoys growing vegetables in the summer and spices/herbs in the fall. He also spends time with his dog Trevor and a cockatiel named Marshmallow.
Miguel Camacho, MD received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana and graduated medical residency from the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City. Dr. Camacho is Family Practice Board Certified and has practicing family medicine on the Central Coast for over 15 years.
Dr. Elston received his B.S. in Biology from Chico State. and his DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After dental school he completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Washington. Dr. Elston currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC, as well as A.T. Still Arizona School of Dentistry, and Western University College of Dental Medicine.
Received her Physician Assistant professional certificate from the PA program at Stony Brook University on Long Island, New York in 1988. She received her BS Degree in Allied Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Certification. Carla is board certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Carla speaks Spanish and has been working as a Physician Assistant with CHC since 2006.