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Dignity Health Medical Group Expands Pediatric Services in Aptos


Dignity Health Medical Group has announced that they have expanded their pediatric services in Aptos with the addition of longtime Aptos residents and highly-regarded pediatricians Cory Parello, MD and Jill Parello, MD. They will also be joined by Dignity Health Medical Group pediatrician Stephanie Graziani, DO to offer expanded pediatric access and services to the community at 105 Post Office Drive, Ste F. in Aptos.

“We are committed to providing high quality pediatrics services to Aptos families,” said Dr. Jill Parello. “We look forward to joining the Dignity Health team as they expand their pediatric services in Aptos.”

Dr. Jill Parello has been practicing pediatrics in Aptos for 12 years. She graduated from the American University of the Caribbean and completed her residency at Dignity Health’s St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. Specializing in pediatrics and adolescent medicine, Dr. Cory Parello is also a graduate of the American University of the Caribbean and has special clinical interest in obesity and sports medicine. Dr. Graziani graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at University of Hawaii. She is passionate about preventative medicine and helping children set a strong foundation for a healthy and vibrant life.  

“We have had the privilege of serving the primary care needs of the Aptos community and are thrilled to now add pediatric services,” said Jerry Souza, Executive Director for Dignity Health Medical Foundation in Santa Cruz. “By adding these local pediatricians we are now able to offer a comprehensive array of health care services for every family member that is delivered conveniently close to home.” 

For questions or to make an appointment with a pediatrician in Aptos, please call 831.612.6264 or visit www.dhmf.org/dominican. This office will be the second Aptos location for Dignity Health Medical Group which already has family practice location at 9515 Soquel Drive, Suite 100. With this new location, Dignity Health Medical Group will have 18 convenient locations across Santa Cruz County. Dignity Health Medical Group also serves pediatric patients at their Capitola location on 1820 41st Avenue, Suite D.

About Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican

Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, is committed to serving the health care needs of Santa Cruz County. Supported by the rich community history Dominican Hospital, our doctors provide convenient, personalized care to patients throughout the region along the full continuum of care. We operate 18 clinics in Santa Cruz County and feature more than 70 providers in a wide of primary and specialty care. Santa Cruz County is 70 miles south of San Francisco and boasts great surf, sandy beaches, redwood-covered mountains and more. For more information please visit www.dhmf.org/domincan.



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