Meet our Doctors at East County Urgent Care in El Cajon, CA
Our Doctors and Providers Are Committed to Helping You Feel Better! We Are Conveniently Located at 1625 E. Main Street # 100 El Cajon, CA 92021. Call Us Today for More Information at (619) 376-1082.
Farshad Karimpour M.D
When humans experience an acute illness or injury, they need a medical professional to take care of them (or their loved one) right away. Dr. Karimpour has dedicated his professional life to emergency and urgent care settings since 1998. He is board certified, was trained at East Tennessee State University – Bristol FM, a prestigious rural program. He has worked as an Emergency Doctor for many years.
His great passion is to help patients heal, in association with their primary care physician. He enjoys teaching as well, and is a faculty member of UCLA Family Residency at Kaweah Delta Medical Center.
Grateful for an amazing group of talented and dedicated people working at East County Urgent Care, is collaborating these capabilities to bring the “latest and greatest” to the wonderful community of El Cajon.
Father, husband, son, education advocate, musician and “Dr. K.” are some of his other tags in life.
Behrang Dehkordi MD
Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine
Originally a native of Iran, Dr. Dehkordi grew up in Minneapolis, MN where he attended the University of Minnesota, graduating with a B.S. in Biology in 2005. He then completed medical school at the American University of the Caribbean finishing with honors in 2010. His residency was done at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN where he had the honor of serving as chief resident graduating in 2014. Dr. Dehkordi then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015. Since graduating fellowship he has worked in hospitalist medicine, emergency medicine, family medicine, urgent care, and sports medicine. He has served as a team physician for multiple sports teams in various sports from the high school to the professional level. He has a passion for emergency, sports and family medicine. During his free time he loves to alpine ski, play soccer, kick box and travel.
Daniel Huhn M.D
Dr. Huhn completed his emergency medicine residency at Naval Hospital San Diego and then enjoyed a long career in naval medicine as an emergency physician and flight surgeon. For the last 3 years Dr Huhn has relished working at East County Urgent Care.
When not providing compassionate care to his patients, Dr Huhn enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. The whole family is very involved in boy scouts.
Calvin Wong, MD, FAAFP
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
Dr. Calvin Wong is a board-certified Family Medicine and fellowship trained Primary Care Sports Medicine physician. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and has practiced in San Diego for over 15 years. He is currently the Medical Team Physician of the NFL San Diego Chargers and part of the medical team for the AHL San Diego Gulls.
He is a California native, having been born in Northern California. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. in Biochemistry. After attending UCSD School of Medicine he completed a residency in Family Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Los Angeles. In addition, he completed advanced training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at UCSD. He has also achieved the honor of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
As a volunteer clinical instructor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UCSD School of Medicine, he has shown a commitment to the education of future doctors.
Andrew Saleh, MD, MPH
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
Dr. Andrew Saleh is board-certified in Family Medicine and fellowship trained and certified in Primary Care Sports Medicine. He is a graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine. He is currently the Medical Team Physician for the AHL San Diego Gulls and is part of the medical team for the NFL San Diego Chargers.
A native of Los Angeles, he completed his undergraduate training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.S. in Neuroscience. He obtained his Medical Degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, where he also received a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree. After attending medical school he completed his Family Medicine residency at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, and had the honor of serving as Chief Resident. After residency he completed advanced training in Sports Medicine at the University of Maryland, where he served as Team Physician for the University of Maryland Terrapins and the NFL Baltimore Ravens.
During his career he has maintained a passion for providing quality care in both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. He is dedicated to building long-lasting relationships with his patients and providing individualized medical care.
Amy Foster, MMS, PA-C
Amy Foster is our full-time Certified Physician Assistant at the practice. She was born and raised in Poway, CA and attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for undergraduate studies. After graduating Cal Poly, she worked as an EMT and Emergency Room Technician at a local hospital for 2 years before starting PA school. Amy graduated with honors and obtained her MMS degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After completing her clinical rotations, Amy moved back to San Diego to be closer to her family. Amy is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care and enhancing patient-provider relationship. On her free time she enjoys going to the movies, reading, skiing, and practicing yoga.
Nicole Kenney, PA-C
Nicole is from Boston, MA. She received her Master’s in Physician Assistant studies at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. Prior to graduate school she went to University of Hartford in Connecticut and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Science and radiology certification. She worked as a radiologic technologist in Rhode Island prior to entering her Physician Assistant program. She has been working in Urgent Care and a Rheumatology clinic after she graduated. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, going to the beach, and fitness such as yoga or hiking.
Erin Vierra, MSN, FNP-C
Erin is our part-time Family Nurse Practitioner. She is originally from Sacramento, CA. She received both her Bachelor’s in Nursing and her Master’s in Nursing from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to attending nursing school she received her Bachelor’s in Public Health from San Diego State University. She currently practices full-time internal medicine at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside and is Clinical Faculty at University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing. She also sits as President-Elect for California Association of Nurse Practitioners San Diego Central Chapter. She is an active volunteer with American Red Cross and San Diego county Disaster Health Services. In her off time she enjoys loving on her dog, hiking, skiing, gardening and spending quality times with friends and family.