Allergy & Immunology
(415) 433-6673

Jamie Collins, Medical Assistant


Jamie graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology. During college, she worked as an EMT and CPR instructor for her college campus. She loves hiking, rock-climbing, and whitewater rafting. Jamie participates in a local rafting non-profit on the weekends.

​Alvin Chou, Medical Assistant

Alvin graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A. in Public Health. During his undergraduate years, he volunteered for the Hep B Project, a public health organization dedicated to providing free hepatitis B related education, screenings, and vaccinations to the underserved Asian and Pacific Islander population of Alameda County. He served as the Director of the Hep B Project during his Senior year at Berkeley. Alvin was later involved in glioblastoma research at UCSF. Besides medicine, Alvin is passionate about all things food-related.​

Lauren Cohen, Medical Assistant

Lauren graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. During her time in college, Lauren volunteered in the Pediatric Emergency Department and the Child Life Department at the university’s medical center. She is interested in providing medical care to underserved and rural populations, and participated in the Latino/a Health Internship Program in Oaxaca, Mexico. Later, Lauren participated as a research assistant in a study relating to pre- and post-natal health. In her free time, Lauren enjoys backpacking and reading.  



Jessica Cerna, Receptionist

The capable voice on the phone belongs to Jessica. She graduated from Heald College in 2008 with an Associates in Applied Science degree for Medical Office Administration and previously worked for a family practice/pain management office.
She plans to earn her Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration in the near future and aspires to be an office manager or hospital administrator.

Kathleen Knutson, Office Manager

Kathleen is our experienced office billing manager. If you are concerned about insurance information, coverage, etc. she provides accurate information with her trademark kind friendliness.

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