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Dr. Douglas Etsell, Medical Director, Foothill Surgery Center

Douglas Etsell, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Etsell received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. He completed his Anesthesiology Residency and a Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship with Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Etsell has served as the Medical Director of the Santa Barbara Cottage Eye Center and the Santa Barbara Cottage Outpatient Surgery and Eye Center. Before joining Sansum Clinic, Dr. Etsell was the former Medical Director of Anesthesiology at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

Sandy Berreth | Foothill Surgery Center at Sansum Clinic

Sandra Berreth, RN, BS, MS, CACS 


Sandy Berreth, RN has over 39 years of experience working in multiple areas of the healthcare arena and 18 years of experience in ASC administration. She received her Master’s of Business Organization and Management from the University of Mary, and currently holds a CASC certification. Ms. Berreth was also a member of the BASC board for the promotion of the CASC certification.  She believes the primary goals of an ASC administrator is the commitment to delivering high quality surgical services to ensure a superior patient experience and clinical outcomes, as well as developing a sound business plan with innovative goals to achieve financial success for its partners. 

One of Ms. Berreth’s greatest achievements in her career is as an AAAHC surveyor which has given her the opportunity of a better understanding of federal regulations, and has sharpened her awareness of the accreditation processes and the ASC policies and procedures. 

Ms. Berreth is an active board member of ASCA, who’s primary goal is to represent ambulatory surgery centers, and to provide advocacy and resources to assist ASCs in delivering high quality, cost-effective ambulatory surgery to all of the patients they serve.

Aniko Kim

Aniko Kim, MPH

Director of Operations

Aniko Kim received her Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University in Medford, MA. She went on to receive her Master of Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles. Ms. Kim comes to Sansum Clinic from Cottage Health System where she served as a Practice Development Consultant.

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