Catalina Island Medical Center bridges the divide separating our patients from mainland health services through telemedicine. Utilizing both web-based and dedicated technologies, tele-medicine continues to evolve and offer new and exciting opportunities for partnerships with mainland facilities and providers.
Psychiatrist Jagdeep Garewal, M.D., is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has been practicing for more than 10 years. He has a telemedicine private practice based from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital in the southern Sierras. He attended medical school at Gandhi Medical College in India and completed his residency at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City. Dr. Garewal meets with Catalina Island Medical Center patients once a month via secure tele-conferencing equipment. Call Linda Altherr at (310) 510-0096 for an appointment.
Psychiatrist Dr. Sandoval, who practices at San Pedro Mental Health Clinic, sees patients on the first Monday and Tuesday. Call Diana at (310) 519-6100 for an appointment.
Endocrinologist Dr. Tricia Santos from the University of California, San Diego, sees patients through tele-medicine on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. She also specializes in metabolism and diabetes. To make an appointment, call Leah at (310) 510-0096.
Dr. Timothy Furnish, who is board certified in both pain management and anesthesiology, teaches at UC San Diego. He sees patients via telemedicine on the first Thursday of the month. Call Catalina at (310) 510-0096 to make an appointment.