Board of Directors


Gregory Sahagian MD

Dr. Sahagian is a board certified member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. After a medical internship at the Winthrop University Hospital SUNY School of Medicine, he completed his neurology residency in 1999 at UC San Diego where he was given the honor of Chief Resident. He completed his neuromuscular fellowship at UC San Diego, with sub specialty training in neuromuscular diseases, electromyography and botulinum toxin use. He has continued at UCSD as an Assistant Clinical Professor.

He serves as the CEO of The Neurology Center of Southern California and works with a team of neurologists who specialize in diagnosing and treating neurological disorders. Dr. Sahagian has integrated his years of expertise with the personal touch he gives each patient. He understands that just as every patient is an individual, their treatment plans should be as well. It is this type of treatment that has earned him the San Diego Top Doctor award, Best Doctor award and The Patients’ Choice Award.


Scott Eisman MD

Dr. Eisman has been practicing medicine since 1990 and was board certified in Internal Medicine in 1985. He was also board certified in Pulmonary Disease in 1988 and Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1989. Dr. Eisman received his medical degree from the University of Kansas and completed a Fellowship at UC San Diego, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease. Dr. Eisman currently is the Medical Director for the Encinitas Hospitalists at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, and one of the owners of Encinitas Hospitalist Associates. He also serves as the Medical Director of the ICU, the owner of the Encinitas Intensivist Associates, and the President of Connect the Docs Multi Specialty Network. His interests include driving quality improvement through implementation of a multidisciplinary approach to grand rounds.


Ron MacCormick MD

Dr. MacCormick graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1978. He works in Encinitas, CA and specializes in Emergency Medicine. Dr. MacCormick is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and also serves as the President of Coastline Emergency Physicians Medical Group.


Patrick Padilla MD

An experienced physician, with more than 20 years of specialization in orthopedics, Dr. Padilla takes an interactive approach to patient care. He believes the most important aspects of providing quality care are establishing a relationship with patients and involving them in their treatment plans. For Dr. Padilla, knowledgeable patients make the best decisions about their own treatment. As a result, he explains every step of the diagnostic process to help each patient understand their condition; how it developed and how various treatment approaches can improve or repair the problem.


Eileen Natuzzi MD

Dr. Natuzzi is a practicing Vascular Surgeon in Encinitas, CA. Dr. Natuzzi graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1979 and has been in practice for 28 years. She completed a residency at UCSF Medical Center. She currently practices at Coastal Surgeons and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Dr. Natuzzi is board certified in Surgery.


Frank Coufal MD

Dr. Frank Coufal is a neurosurgeon in La Jolla, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Anaheim Memorial Medical Center and Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years.


Gil Galloway MD

Dr. Gil Q. Galloway is a board certified general surgeon who is fellowship-trained in Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopy). His practice is located in Encinitas, California. Dr. Galloway uses the newest technology to perform all kinds of laparoscopic procedures. This very exciting and surgical technique allows Dr. Galloway to perform major and minor operations with minimal scarring and tissue injury.


Eric Yuen MD

Dr. Eric Yuen is an internist in Encinitas and is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at UC San Diego.


Alexie Nguyen MD

Dr. Alexie Nguyen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Encinitas, CA. Her specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center and Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas. She completed her residency at UC San Diego in internal medicine in 2004.