Who We Are – Health Center

East Los Angeles Health Center

header-title-decorationWho We Are – Health Center

The East Los Angeles Health Center is part of the Health Services Ambulatory Care Network. It’s one of the facilities of the East Los Angeles Health Center Group. Services are delivered in a safe, patient-centered environment that is accessible to the entire community. This co-location extends access to medical services in the East Los Angeles community with the commitment to excellence and to improve the health of those we serve. The East Los Angeles Health Center currently provides primary care services to adults 21 years and older. We are currently working on expanding our services to children, ages 0-20, to provide Primary Care Pediatric services.


Director
Dr. Gregory M. Roybal, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Gregory M. Roybal, M.D. is the Director of the East Los Angeles Health Center Group.  Dr. Roybal has focused his efforts in health care delivery as it pertains to patients with chronic illness. As the Co-Chair of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Service’s Disease Management Oversight Team, he has been actively involved in the planning, implementation, and support of the chronic disease management program for Health Services and is committed to maintaining and growing this delivery model as a key component of a model for the delivery of care to the patients with chronic illness.


Nursing Director
Jorge Urquizu, R.N., M.S.N.

Jorge Urquizu is the Nursing Director for East Los Angeles Health Center Group and the San Gabriel Valley Health Center Group. He joined the Ambulatory Care Network team after extensive experience as a Nurse Manager at LAC+USC Medical Center and Department of Public Health. Jorge earned an undergraduate and master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. He strives to provide high quality, patient-centered health care through our primary care medical home and specialty services.


Assistant Administrator
Crystal Diaz, M.H.A.

Crystal Diaz, serves as the Assistant Administrator for the East Los Angeles Health Center Group at the Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center, East Los Angeles Health Center and the Northeast Health Center.

Crystal joined the Health Services in 2006 as a Post Graduate Fellow at LAC+USC Medical Center after serving as the Administrative Resident at Scripps Health in San Diego.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Administration from California State University, Long Beach and her Master of Health Administration degree with a graduate certificate in Ambulatory Care Management from the University of Southern California.  Crystal remains actively involved at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy as a mentor to applicants interested in health administration.