Medical

Our Santa Barbara community clinic offers the following comprehensive healthcare services:

Preventive and Chronic Care

  • Family Practice
  • Women’s Health
  • Confidential HIV & STD Testing
  • Family Planning Services
  • Minor office procedures
  • Laboratory Services
  • Pediatrics
  • Urgent appointments for sick children
  • Immunizations
  • School Physicals
  • Sports Physicals
  • Diabetes Management
  • COVID Testing and vaccinations

Meet our Medical Providers

Dr. Bradley Hope, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Family Practice Physician

Dr. Hope is Board Certified in Family Practice and Integrative and Holistic Medicine. He has been with American Indian Health & Services since 2006, and is proud and honored to be serving the local Chumash Community. Dr. Hope was born and raised in Hawaii, and is part-Native Hawaiian. Dr. Hope earned a B.A. in Anthropology and Medical Degree at the University of Hawaii, Manoa where he received the Native Hawaiian Health Professions Scholarship and was elected president of the American Medical Student Association. Later, he was appointed Co-Chief Resident at White Memorial Medical Center, where he learned medical Spanish in East Los Angeles. After residency, he worked in Wahiawa, Hawaii, at the Medical Arts Clinic and was also Assistant Professor at the John Burns School of Medicine.  He then relocated to work at Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics before joining American Indian Health & Services. Dr. Hope is fluent in Spanish. 

He is a member of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and ‘Ahahui O Na Kauka, a Native Hawaiian Physicians organization. Dr. Hope’s medical philosophy is centered on ALOHA (caring, respect, love), Mana (our innate sacred power or energy), Pono (excellence and hope), Lokahi (balance), finding the causes of illnesses, and empowering patients to learn how to take care of themselves holistically and optimizing their natural healing capacities. 


Dr. Paul Hennig, MD
Family Practice Physician

Dr. Hennig has been a Family Practice Physician at American Indian Health & Services since 2017, and served as Chief Medical Officer from 2019-2020. Originally from Lexington, Kentucky, he received a double B.A. in English and Spanish from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Hennig completed medical school at the University of Kentucky and his residency at the California Hospital Medical Center/University of Southern California Family Medicine Residency Program in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Hennig is Board Certified in Family Practice and fluent in Spanish. 

 

Dr. Hollanda Leon, MD
Family Practice Physician

Dr. Leon has been a Family Practice Physician at American Indian Health & Services since 2003 and previously served as the clinic’s Medical Director until 2016.  She received her B.S. in Biology from University of California at Irvine and her Medical Degree from the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Leon completed her Internship and Residency in Family Practice at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is Board Certified in Family Practice and is fluent in Spanish.

 

Dr. Erica Lambert, MD
Pediatrician

Dr. Lambert has been a Pediatrician at American Indian Health & Services since 2011. She received her BA in Physiology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Medical Degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Lambert completed her Internship and Residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is fluent in medical Spanish.

 

Dr. Rebecca Golgert , MD
Otolaryngologist

Dr. Golgert joined American Indian Health & Services in 2016, but has been an Otolaryngologist in Santa Barbara since 2008.  She received her B.A. at Ohio Wesleyan University and her Medical Degree at Loyola Chicago-Stritch.  She completed her Otolaryngology training at Medical College of Wisconsin and worked on the faculty for two years before moving to Santa Barbara.  She is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and is conversant in medical Spanish.

 

Dr. Camtu Le, O.D.
Optometrist

Dr. Le started at American Indian Health & Services at the beginning of 2019 and is eager to expand eye care for the Santa Barbara community. Originally from Texas, she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Health from the University of Houston. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree in Arizona from Midwestern University. Prior to joining AIHS, she worked in both corporate and private practice settings providing comprehensive eye exams and treating ocular disease since 2016. Dr. Le has a special interest in providing diabetic eye care for the community and she is very excited to be a part of the team at AIHS.

 

Dr. Kim Peters, MD, FACP
Internal Medicine

Dr. Peters joined American Indian Health & Services at the beginning of 2020. She has a BA in Zoology and a MA in Pharmacology from UCSB, and received her Medical Degree from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Dr. Peters completed her Internal Medicine Residency at UC Irvine/ Long Beach Veteran’s Administration in 1986, and has been Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1987, She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the Santa Barbara County Medical Society and the California Medical Association. Dr. Peters has extensive experience in outpatient, inpatient, and nursing home patient care as well as in primary care and has been awarded the honor of “Best Physician” in the Santa Ynez Valley for multiple years. She speaks conversational and medical Spanish.

 

Erin Bishop, PA-C
Physician’s Assistant

Erin started with American Indian Health & Services in mid- 2020.  She is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, earning her Masters of Science in Physician’s Assistant Studies in 2020. Erin also has an Masters of Arts in Education, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology. In the past, she has worked as a Transplant Donor Coordinator, and we are proud to have her on our team. 

 

Holly Romine, NP
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Holly joined American Indian Health & Services at the end of 2019. She is a strong healthcare services professional with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University and a Masters of Science in Nursing from University of Cincinnati. Her focus is in Adult-Gerontology as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Holly’s medical career has taken her all over the United States, and we are very happy she has decided to make Santa Barbara her home. 

 

Dr. Sarah Hemmer
Pediatrician

Dr. Hemmer is the newest addition to our medical provider team, and we are very excited to welcome her! She recently started with American Indian Health & Services in mid-2021. Dr. Hemmer has a B.A. from Stanford University in Human Biology, an M.D. from Northwestern University, and completed her Internship and Residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. She has over 15 years of experience in pediatrics in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Dr. Hemmer is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and has received numerous awards for her outstanding service and commitment to patients and families. She is fluent in both conversational and medical Spanish.

To make an appointment, please call the Medical Clinic at 805-681-7144