Dr. Thomas Jacob is a Clinical Instructor in the UCLA Division of General Pediatrics. He completed his undergraduate studies in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at UCLA and his medical school at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He came back to his alma mater to complete his residency training in Pediatrics. Dr. Jacob provides general outpatient care as well as newborn nursery care. His areas of interest include promoting healthy lifestyles, developmental pediatrics, community outreach/access to resources and medical education.
Dr. Sheena Kamra is a Southern California native. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from UCLA and continued on at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine for medical school and stayed at UCLA to complete her residency in Pediatrics. Dr. Kamra is trained in urgent and preventive care for newborns, children and adolescents as well as the management of chronic health conditions. She is particularly interested in nutrition and promoting healthy lifestyles. Apart from practicing pediatrics, she enjoys reading, spending time outdoors and traveling.
Dr. Mellano has a passion for women’s health, specifically pelvic floor disorders and bladder dysfunction. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA, and during that time she had the opportunity to work with a team of physicians treating complex pelvic floor disorders in Uganda. This inspired her to pursue a fellowship at UCLA in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). Her primary interests include overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, prolapse, urinary tract and vaginal infections, abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, minimally invasive surgery, and menopausal care.
Dr. Veronica Sullins earned her B.S. degree in biology at Stanford University while playing soccer for the United States Youth and Women’s National Teams. After finishing her professional soccer career, Dr. Sullins earned her MD at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and trained in pediatric surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, specializing in minimally invasive surgery for infants and children, anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung disease, repair of chest wall deformities, pediatric surgical oncology and neonatal surgical care.