Dr. Rinku Shrivastava is American board certified family practitioner and NAWCO wound care certified. She graduated from UCSF (Fresno) in 2010. She served peninsula for a year before she moved to Castro Valley area partnering with Dr. Kenneth Rothman in 2015. Dr. Shrivastava has experience of working with all ages serving diverse patient population of varied medical needs. She has privileges at Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, CA.
Coming from a family of doctors with five physicians & surgeons in her own family, she has always been passionate about medicine since her childhood. She completed her bachelors from a pioneer institute of India. She has extensive medical research background and spent four years in multiple research projects at Stanford University, VA Palo Alto and Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland prior to starting her residency in 2007. She represented her residency program at STFM International Conference 2009, held at Vancouver for research work in Diabetes.
Dr. Shrivastava has strong clinical interest in chronic disease management with special focus on Diabetes including insulin management, hypertension and asthma/COPD. She is proficient in office based procedures like ingrown toe nail removal and joint injections.
Outside of work, Dr. Shrivastava enjoys cooking, spending time outdoor with family, singing and playing chess.
Susan Fochler has been a licensed physician assistant for over 20 years. She graduated with a B.A. in Biology from Uiversity of California, San Diego. She, then, earned her Masters in Health Science from Duke University in 1995.
Susan is NCCPA certified Physician Assistant. Susan's professional background includes Cardiology, Internal and Family Medicine, Laboratory Medicine and Urgent Care. Susan has a particular interest in helping address anxiety and stress related physical ailments and behavioral disorders.
She actively volunteers in her community.
Susan is married with three adult children. She enjoys hiking, outdoors, family time, good books and good conversation.
We have a very friendly and approachable staff of MA's and Biller who are here to help you with medical as well as guide you through the insurance process and helping you coordinating your medical care with specialist and other services. They are available to you during office hours to help with any questions you may have regarding your care.
Gigi is a Certified medical Assistant and has been with the practice for 12 years. Gigi is fluent in English and Spanish
Tabby is the Office Manager and Biller for the practice and has been with the practice for 19 years. She is expert on Billing , prior Authorizations and Insurance verification and eligiblity
Cynthia is a Medical Assistant and she is fluent in English and Tagalog
Diane is a Medical Assistant. She is fluent in English and Mien.