Our Staff

Sandy Ramos, MA

Sandy is in charge of our back office. She prepares the office for you befor you arrive making sure all the supplies, medications, and vaccines are in stock. She welcomes you to the back and guides you to your room, takes vitals, performs hearing and vision screening, prepares vaccines, performs throat swabs and analyzes urines, hands out lab requisition forms with directions to the laboratory, and helps Dr. Toomari with procedures such as circumcisions or ear piercings.

Sandy has 6 years of experience in outpatient pediatrics and is very good and knowledgeable in what she does. She knows the vaccine schedule very well including the catch up schedule and knows the age based requirements of patient care according to the American Academy of Pediatrics' schedule.

While being very kind, soft, and friendly, Sandy's professionalism and confidence always shines through; she is therefore loved and appreciated by all of our patients. She has a great sense about patients' ailments and naturally makes them feel better. Sandy is also very precise and organized in her work. She is a jewel in the pediatric community and we are lucky to have her.

Lorena Salinas, MA

Lorena is our office manager and is in charge of the front office. She helps plan your visit to the office by scheduling your appointment and ensuring the essentials are in place for your visit. Lorena is the first person to greet you when you arrive. She processes your registration into our electronic medical record system and verifies your insurance. She will inform you of and guide you thorugh managing your insurance benefits. In case you don't have health coverage, Lorena will enroll you for IMMEDIATE coverage through the CHDP (Child Health and Disease Preventin) program if you qualify, or help you obtain other kinds of coverage through our practice. With her massive knowledge and experience in this field, she is the greatest ally for your child's healthcare. She also takes care of authorizations for procedures and specialists. After you're done, Lorena will make sure your visit was satisfactory and will plan your next visit.

Lorena has  8 years of experience in office management and is the glue that holds us together. She knows all the different kinds of insurances, their benefits, and their policies very well and is savvy in obtainng authorizations for your medical needs. She works closely with our billing department and fights on your behalf for your benefits.

Lorena is dedicated, hard working, knowledgeable, and caring. She in very professional and capable yet she exudes kindness and courtesy. Her efficiency and dependability make the office run smoothly and she is appreciated by everyone alike. We are very fortunate to have her.

Tajav Toomari, DO

Dr. Tajav Toomari is the founder of and sole provider for the practice. He went to college at UCLA where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience with College Honors, went to medical school at Western University of Health Sciences where he graduated in the top quartile of his class, and did his pediatric residency training at LA County USC Medical center graduating at the top of his class. He is BOARD CERTIFIED and is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Toomari has pediatric privileges at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Valley Presbytarian Hospital, and Henry Mayo Regional Medical Center. Dr. Toomari’s expertise is well sought after in the community. In fact, he is part of the pediatric hospitalist group at Providence Tarzana Medical Center as well as Henry Mayo Regional Medical Center, serving as the designated physicians to manage the hospitalized pediatric patients at those facilities, and he is well recognized for his continued service at the pediatric urgent care at Kaiser Permanente of Woodland Hills, CA.

Dr. Toomari also has many honors, community service work, research work, and lectures to his credit. This is a testament to his well rounded and up-to-date medical knowledge and is an example of the excellent medical care he provides his private patients.

Dr. Toomari can also speak Spanish and Farsi with his patients.