The Medical Group Office (MGO) is located at 100 Falls Canyon Road, up the street from Avalon’s City Hall on the bottom level of the hospital.
Catalina Island Medical Group serves Catalina Island’s medical needs with full-time physicians and nurse practitioners and is supported by the ancillary hospital resources including diagnostic imaging, therapy services, nutritional counseling and clinical laboratory services. Clinic services include:
The Medical Group’s scheduled hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Evening appointments may also be available. Please call (310) 510-0096 for an appointment. When you call, it will be helpful for you to give the receptionist your name, phone number, insurance information, date of birth and the reason for your visit. If your medical needs are of an emergency nature, Catalina Island Medical Center’s emergency room is always open.
Primary Care and Wellness Physicians & Practitioners
Dr. Aimee Warren
DO, Chief of Staff
Dr. Aimee Warren is a permanent family practice physician for the Medical Group Office. She is a caring and compassionate healthcare provider and an outstanding leader for our medical team. Her patients describe her as a "rare kind of physician who tells it like it is but is very nice, knowledgeable, and has a great bedside manner.”
Dr. Warren is a graduate of Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and did her residency at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is board certified in Family Medicine and is an experienced primary care physician. She has worked in private practice and served patients as a staff physician at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego as well as Temecula Valley Hospital and Fallbrook Hospital. Dr. Warren and her husband, a Los Angeles County Firefighter, have two daughters and enjoy Catalina Island life.
Dr. Edwin McGroarty
Dr. Edwin McGroarty serves the Catalina Island community as a clinic physician. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years, specializing in Family and Emergency Medicine. He is also a military veteran, having served 10 years in the United States Navy. Dr. McGroarty is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Nurse Santa Dominguez has worked in the healthcare field for over three decades, including more than 25 years spent serving the people of Avalon. She has extensive experience working with both children and older adults living with dementia.
Physical & Occupational Therapy
Catalina Island Medical Center’s Therapy Services Department provides inpatient care in the acute care hospital setting and community care in the outpatient setting and the home.
Experienced physical therapists provide care for individuals with a variety of injuries and/or illnesses. By integrating skilled treatment techniques with patient and caregiver centered goals and education, our therapists help return patients to their highest level of functioning.
Mental & Behavioral Health
Mental and behavioral health assessments and therapy are provided at CIMC via in-person face-to-face visits, teletherapy, and virtual visits for adults, children and families. These services can help people struggling with such issues such as: anxiety, depression, adjustment to major life issues, grief, trauma, anger and stress management, substance abuse and children’s behavioral problems.
CIMC’s primary care physicians and family nurse practitioner provide the island community with a solid foundation of care. When specialty care is needed however, a trip to the mainland is not always necessary, thanks to the visiting specialist providers who regularly provide services at CIMC.
Visiting specialists regularly see patients at Catalina Island Medical Center, typically on Saturdays in the medical group office and are often also available for virtual appointments. Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Urology, and Vascular Medicine are just some of the medical specialties available.
Appointments must be scheduled directly with each visiting specialist’s office.
Upcoming Visiting Specialist Dates
Dr. Ehab Mady
Vascular Medicine | Contact (949) 631-6002
Dr. Mady completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Vascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Vascular Medicine. He is also a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. More Information
Dr. Jared Younger
Ophthalmology | Contact (714) 546-2020
Dr. Younger is Board-certified and Fellowship trained. His fellowship training in Cornea, Lasik and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, allows him to offer the most advanced Refractive Cataract Surgery to patients. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Dr. Younger is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is President of the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology. More Information
Dr. Jonathan E. Perley
Urology | Contact (562) 630-0423
Dr. Jonathan Perley received his Urology training at the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. With over 20 years of professional experience, Dr. Perley is well known throughout Southern California for his expertise, skill and compassion. More Information
“Dr. Perley was amazing! He was very friendly, listened to my concerns and, in under 10 minutes, had a solution for my issue! Highly recommend!” - Grateful Patient
Dr. Michael Moran
Interventional Cardiology | Contact (949) 297-8167
Dr. Michael Moran, MD is an Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Laguna Niguel, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area. He received his medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. More Information
What to Bring to Your Appointment
Please bring the following to your appointment:
- Photo identification
- Proof of insurance
- A list of any questions you may have for your provider
- Any co-payment and/or deductible for which you are responsible
- A list of any medications you are taking
- If you are under 18, you will need parental permission
- If your appointment is for a work-related injury, you will need written authorization from your employer which should include your employer’s Workers Compensation insurance information
Once you arrive at the medical group, you will be seen by your scheduled provider. Every attempt will be made to make sure you are seen at your appointed time, but please understand that emergencies may cause a delay. Other patients may have appointments with a different provider, and may be called to their appointment before you, even if you arrived before they did.
Catalina Island Medical Center respects your privacy and will guard your confidentiality. We are compliant with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and our Notice of Privacy Practice is available here.