About Spring Medical
About Spring Medical Clinic
Joseph Toscano, M.D.
Joseph Toscano, M.D. - Spring Medical Clinic
Dr. Toscano, Spring Medical Clinic's founding physician and Medical Director, is a well known and respected Urgent Care and Emergency Room Physician who has practiced medicine for many years in the Bay Area. Dr. Toscano has a B.A. in Biology, an M.D. from Duke University, and completed his Internal Medicine Internship at Naval Hospital San Diego and Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Groton, CT, and Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Stanford University. Besides being an active practicing physician, Dr. Toscano holds many professional and clinical board membership positions nationally and regionally.
Dr. Toscano's passion for affordable access to preventive medical programs that improve the overall health of the community is key to Spring Medical Clinic's mission to provide quality weight loss and vaccination care.
Roger Bickford, PA-C
Roger Bickford, PA-C - Spring Medical Clinic: Natomas
As Spring Medical Clinic's founding PA health care provider, PA Bickford has helped thousands of patients lose weight at Spring Medical Clinic since it first opened in 2008. He has over 15 years experience in family practice/primary care medicine treating all the common long term issues related to weight gain - diabetes, cholesterol problems, high blood pressure, back pain - medical problems he's happy to see get better or go away after Spring patients lose weight!
PA Bickford has developed and taught many classes for patients and medical staff on vaccination guidelines, Quit Smoking classes, and was the "Weight Management Officer" while in the Air Force to help active duty patients lose weight. PA Bickford holds a BS in Biomedical Science from USAF/Univ. of Neb. PA Program, a BS in Health Care Mgmt from So. Illinois Univ., and an AAS in Med. Lab Technology.
Irina Bails, PA-C
Irina Bails, PA-C - Spring Medical Clinic: West Sacramento
Languages: English and Russian
PA Bails is one of our primary weight loss providers at our West Sacramento clinic. PA Bails is a graduate of the UC Davis PA/NP Program in 2003, and also holds a Medical Doctorate from Vladivostok Russia where she graduated in 1994 before moving to the US in 1996.
PA Bails is familiar with West Sacramento having done her PA medical externship here in 2001-2003, and worked at the West Sac. Salud Clinic from 2003-2007 before continuing on Family Practice in Elk Grove from 2007 until joining Spring Medical Clinic in 2011. With a long background in family practice medicine, she has been active in helping her primary care patients lose weight for many years.
- Retrospective study: "Development of Kidney Pathology in Children with Insulin-Dependent Diabetes" 1995
- Retrospective study: "Incidents of Diphtheria in Immunized and Non-immunized Children." 1993
Michael Morley, PA-C
Michael Morley, PA-C - Spring Medical Clinic
PA Morley has been with Spring Medical Clinic splits his time between our West Sacramento and Natomas locations. He completed undergraduate studies at UCLA and a Master's in Physician Assistant Studies from Samuel Merritt University. Prior to becoming a PA he worked as an outdoor educator for Outward Bound. PA Morley enjoys empowering patients with positive focused lifestyle changes toward decreased weight, improved health, and overall increased quality of life.
Abram Nunn, PA-C
Abram Nunn, PA-C - Spring Medical Clinic: West Sacramento
PA Nunn has been with Spring Medical Clinic since 2014 in our West Sacramento clinic. He also works in a separate Family Practice office in Sacramento as well. He completed his undergraduate studies at San Diego State University and his Master's in Physician Assistant Studies from Loma Linda University. Prior to being a PA he worked as a wildland EMT/firefighter in Northern California.
PA Nunn enjoys empowering patients with knowledge so they may create positive lifestyle changes that lead to decreased weight, improved health, and overall increased quality of life.
Anna Arteaga - Regional MA Supervisor and Clinic Coordinator
Anna our Senior Medical Assistant and Senior MA Trainer.
Since starting at Spring, she has worked her way to the top! Her attention to all things Spring make her the go-to-person for all the staff that followed her. Her caring, helping attitude towards our patients and staff make her easy to talk to and assure our patients that they are on the right track.
Anna is bilingual - and an excellent interpreter for our Spanish-speaking patients.
Mayra Barragan - Lead Medical Assistant: West Sacramento
Mayra is another one of our senior Medical Assistants. Mayra works hard to support all our patients and staff everyday with an ever-present smile! She too is one of our bilingual Spanish speaking interpreters.
Dominique Miller - Medical Assistant: West Sacramento
Dominique is one of our senior Medical Assistants. Her great attitude, constant smile are friendly nature greatly support our patients and providers.
Amanda Garcia - Lead Medical Assistant: Natomas
Amanda handles the front desk operations to welcome patients, answer questions and is always happy to help! Amanda is one of our bilingual English & Spanish speaking interpreters.