Ensuring that our community’s children grow healthy and strong
Saika Somjee, MD, Associate Medical Director
Specialty: Pediatrics / Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Med School: Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai, India, graduated June 1993
Residency: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, completed training June 2007
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, completed training June 2005
Certifications: Board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics, 2007.
Board certified with the American Sub-Board of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2009
Faculty Position: Regional Director of Medical Education for Physician Assistant program, A.T. Still University, Mesa, AZ, since August 2018.
Joined Sunset July 2007
Sharlene SY, MD
Location: North Yuma Pediatric Clinic
Specialty: Pediatrics / Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Med School: Cebu Institute of Medicine, Cebu City, Philippines, graduated May 2007
Residency: Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing NY, completed training June 2019
Certification: Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatrics, 2019
Joined Sunset October 2022
Damaris Padilla, MD
Location: Yuma Pediatric Clinic
Med School: Universidad Central del Este Facultad de Medicina, San Pedro of Macoris, Dominican Republic, graduated January 1983.
Residency: St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York, NY, completed training June 1992.
Joined Sunset December 2022
Jay Kumar, MD
Med School: Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Pakistan, graduated February 2006
Residency: Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York Medical College, New York, NY, completed training June 2016
Certification: Board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics, 2017
Samantha A. Marquez, PA-C
Specialty: Physician Assistant
Med School: A.T. Still University, Meza, AZ, graduated September 2020
Certification: Board certified with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, 2021.