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Madera Community Hospital Adds Female OB/GYN

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  • Written By: Sherrie Bakke

Kala DharmaFebruary 19, 2018, Madera California: Madera Community Hospital welcomes Kala Dharma, MD. A graduate of University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Dr. Dharma is Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, with a special interest in fertility medicine. Dr. Dharma also completed an Anesthesiology Residency from University Southern California- Los Angeles County Medical Center.
Dr. Dharma brings more than 15 years of private practice experience to Madera.

“We courting Dr. Dharma for nearly a year. She fills a tremendous void and need for a female OB/GYN, in Madera” said Karen Paolinelli, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Madera Community Hospital. “Her quality and patient satisfaction scores, 4.9 out of 5 stars reported by Healthgrades, align with our Hospital ranking of Top 10% in the Nation for Labor and Delivery care,” Paolinelli added.

“The Central Valley already feels like home. I am excited to get to know the community and to partner with women in their personal and often complicated health journey,” said Dr. Dharma. “I model this commitment by reducing barriers. Their lives are busy and they don’t always have time to wait for an appointment. When a woman believes she needs to see a doctor, I’m available,” Dr. Dharma added.

Dr. Dharma is developing a private practice with the multi-specialty medical group, Affiliated Physician Practice, 505 E. Almond Ave., Madera, (559) 675-8990.