One Unified Voice

The KCMS & CMA represent the voices of
more than 43,000 physicians state-wide


CMA Delegates/Alternates

Jennifer Abraham, MD
2018 CMA Delegate
3838 San Dimas St. #A100
Bakersfield,CA 93301-2284

Larry Cosner, MD
2018 CMA Delegate
1111 N. China Lake Blvd.
Ridgecrest,CA 93555

Chang Na, MD
2018 Alternate CMA Delegate
3501 Stockdale Hwy.
Bakersfield, CA  93309

Executive Committee

Kristopher L. Lyon, MD
2017 President

William J. Farr, MD
Immediate Past-President

Eric A. Peck, MD
2017 President-Elect    

Edward W. Taylor III, MD

Hospital Liaison

(Includes CEOs/ADMs/Chief of Staffs of Hosp.)

Disaster Assignments

In the event of a declared emergency, the Emergency Medical Director of Kern County is authorized to assign physicians as needed to a disaster requiring medical manpower. The following list represents assignments of KCMS member physicians to various hospitals. Physicians who have not been assigned are to report to the nearest hospital.

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital 

Jennifer Abraham, MD
Clement Alade, MD
Eric Boren, MD
John Gundzik, MD
Marshall Lewis, MD
Hau Lin, MD
Michael Oefelein, MD
John Owens, MD
Young Paik, MD
Edward Taylor, MD
Kyaw Tun, MD

Kern Medical  

Ninos, Adams, MD
Ali Ammar, MD
Richard Busch, MD
Royce Johnson, MD
David Moore, MD
Nada Mustafa, MD
Fernando Palacios, MD
Adan Romero, MD

Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield 

Harold Baer, MD 
Alan Cartmell, MD
Hau Chang, MD
Alfred Coppola, MD 
Dana Edwards, MD 
Sonia Ghai, MD
Zora Gill, MD
Sze Ho, MD
Patrick Leung, MD
Ravi Patel, MD
Kaye Sykes, MD
Jigisha Upadhyaya, MD    

Adventist Health

Hasmuk Amin, MD
John Buxton, MD 
Franco Felizarta, MD
Michael Hewitt, MD 
Aung Htoo, MD
Corrine Kvamme, MD
Thomas Lukaszczyk, MD
Kristopher Lyon, MD 
Albert McBride, MD
Ronald Peterson, MD
Thomas Reilly, MD 
Kevin Schmidt, DO
Joshua Tobias, MD
Gary Zerlin, MD
John Ziomek, MD

Public Information & Education