SEBMF Rheumatology Practice Moves to New Location in Berkeley

Posted on Sep 9, 2015

2999 R229IMGP4264The SEBMF rheumatology practice has moved to 2999 Regent Street, Suite 301 in Berkeley. The Regent Street care center is designed for your comfort and offers easy to navigate pathways, state-of-the art exam rooms and the convenience of onsite laboratory services.

Our rheumatologists:
Jonathan Ellman, M.D.
Brian Kaye, M.D.
Molly Magnano, M.D.

Care Center Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Additional information:
• If you have an appointment on or after Sept. 9, you will need to come to our new office at 2999 Regent Street, Suite 301 in Berkeley.
• Our phone number will remain 510-204-8120 for appointments, the on-call doctor and for messages.
• The lab phone number is 510-204-8222

2999 Regent Street is easily accessible using public transportation. There is parking under the building and limited street parking for your use.
Fees for the parking garage are $2 for every 15 minutes without validation or $1 every 15 minutes with validation.

2999 Regent Street Map

Welcome to Our New SEBMF Clinicians!

Posted on Sep 1, 2015

Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF) and East Bay Physicians Medical Group (EBPMG) welcome our new clinicians.

drezzeddine-102Dina Ezzeddine, M.D., FACP, Gastroenterology
2850 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
Dr. Ezzeddine received her medical degree at American University of Beirut in Lebanon and she completed her fellowship in Gastroenterology at Wright State University in Ohio. Dr. Ezzeddine is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Prior to joining SEBMF, Dr. Ezzeddine was in private practice in North Dakota. She believes in partnering with patients who should not just be on the receiving end but can share in the decision making for their health care and wellbeing.

drlackman-101Margery Lackman, M.D., FAAP, Pediatrics
2500 Milvia Street, Berkeley and 500 San Pablo Avenue, Albany
Dr. Lackman received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and she completed her residency at Children’s Hospital Oakland. Prior to joining SEBMF, Dr. Lackman was managing partner at Hilltop Pediatrics in Richmond. She is board certified in pediatrics and fluent in medical Spanish.



dliu-101Terrence Liu, M.D., MPH, Surgeon
2850 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
Dr. Liu received his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine and he completed his residency at the Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Prior to joining SEBMF, Dr. Liu was a clinical professor at the USCF School of Medicine and a staff surgeon at Highland General Hospital and San Leandro Hospital.



drlucero-websiteMatthew Lucero, D.O., Internal Medicine
350 John Muir Parkway, Brentwood
Dr. Lucero received his medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo and he completed his residency at Saint Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco. He is board eligible in Internal Medicine. Dr. Lucero grew up in Antioch.




drjonathanwang-104Jonathan Wang, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon
20101 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley
Dr. Wang received his medical degree at the University of California, Davis. He completed the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program at St. Mary’s Medical Center and a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the University of California Davis, Medical Center. He is eligible for Board Certification with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Wang is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

SEBMF’s Richard Singer, M.D., Wins Patient’s Choice Award for a Third Time

Posted on Aug 28, 2015

drsinger_123Congratulations to SEBMF pediatrician Richard Singer, M.D., who received the Sutter Medical Network’s Patient’s Choice Award.

The award recognizes one primary care and one specialist in each region whose patients reported consistently high satisfaction with their care and their overall experience in 2014 Press Ganey surveys.

“It means a lot to me to know that the families we take care of feel that we’re providing great care to their children,” says Dr. Singer. “This award is a reflection of the entire staff I work with including my fellow pediatricians Dr. Susan Adham and Dr. Lisa Hills who contribute so much to ensuring a positive patient experience.”Dr. Singer was identified by his patients as providing a quality and compassionate care experience—in a way that makes health care personal. Dr. Singer practices in Antioch and Brentwood and has been with SEBMF since 2008. This is the third time he has received this award.

Richard Singer, M.D.

Richard Singer, M.D.

In patient’s Press Ganey surveys, Dr. Singer was praised for his knowledge, availability and genuine care and concern for his patients and their families. Many families say they are treated like family at Dr. Singer’s practice and his care team is routinely lauded as “awesome.”

“The secret to my success is that I really enjoy spending as much time as I can with each and every patient,” says Dr. Singer. “Sutter Health has always supported my patient-first philosophy and I appreciate working for an organization that promotes the value of patient-centered care.”

SEBMF Welcomes Dr. Fumi Suzuki, Family Medicine Physician

Posted on Aug 11, 2015

drsuzuki websiteFumi Suzuki, M.D., MPH, is now seeing patients at our Albany Care Center. Dr. Suzuki is board certified in family medicine. Prior to joining SEBMF, Dr. Suzuki was the Chief Medical Officer of the Native American Health Center in San Francisco and Oakland. Welcome Dr. Suzuki!

SEBMF Welcomes Neurologist Gulmohor Roy, M.D.

Posted on Aug 5, 2015

drroy-106Neurologist Gulmohor Roy, M.D. is now seeing patients at our Antioch and Berkeley Care Centers. Dr. Roy is fellowship trained and Board eligible in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine. She specializes in treating patients with peripheral nerve disorders, epilepsy headache disorders , multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, tremor and stroke. Welcome Dr. Roy!

Ask the Expert: Are You at Risk for a Urinary Tract Infection?

Posted on Jul 27, 2015


Jonathan Lynne, M.D., MPH, Family Medicine, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation

Q: I’ve heard urinary tract infections (UTIs) are getting harder to treat. Why is this and who’s at risk of developing one?

Jonathan Lynne, M.D., MPH, answered:

UTIs are one of the most common infections doctors treat: More than half of women living in the United States will get a UTI. Urinary tract infections are caused by microorganisms—usually bacteria—that enter the urethra and bladder, causing inflammation and infection. UTIs are more common in women because women have a shorter urethra than men do. That means bacteria travel a shorter dAistance to a woman’s bladder. Read More

Sutter Urgent Care Antioch Celebrates 4th Anniversary

Posted on Jul 21, 2015

Bluerock UC staff

Staff members celebrated the UC Bluerock anniversary with a Minions themed party.

Sutter Urgent Care Antioch is celebrating four years of serving the East Contra Costa community and is dedicated to providing high quality, accessible and affordable care for patients in the East Bay. The facility treated about 100 patients a month when they first opened and now care for more than 700 patients a month.

“I’m very proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish in a short amount of time,” says Urgent Care Medical Director Jeffrey Leinen, M.D., FACEP. “We’ve been able to increase the scope of care by offering imaging and lab services. Providing episodic care is one of the cornerstones of how patients now receive health care.” Read More