Our Providers

Since its founding in 1992, Palos Verdes Medical Group has been working with patients to provide the best health care in the South Bay

Dr. Sher, Dr. Saad, Dr. Kiss, Dr. Gorlick, Dr. Madrid, and our nurse practitioners, Leigh Ann and Kia’s experience is coupled with genuine concern for their patients’ well-being.

At Palos Verdes Medical Group, we believe that the healthcare provider and patient become a team for treating an individual’s needs for medical care. Our physicians and nurse practitioners spend their time listening to your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you and your family. With the help of our professional staff, they also follow up to make sure that general pain is relieved, problems are resolved, and your health improves.

Lawrence D. Sher, M.D., FAAP, FAAAA, FACAAI

Pediatrics, ADHD, Adult and Pediatric Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Dr. Sher is board-certified in adult and pediatric asthma, allergy and immunology and pediatrics.

Nadra (Monica) Saad, M.D., FAAP

Newborns, Pediatrics & Adolescents

Dr. Saad is board-certified in pediatrics and has a special interest in preventive medical care, newborn care, and adolescent health.

Jessica Kiss, D.O.

Family Medicine

Dr. Kiss graduated medical school from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Arizona.

Laurence K. Gorlick, M.D.

Internal Medicine

Dr. Gorlick is board-certified in internal medicine and was also one of the first physicians to be board-certified in geriatrics in 1986.

Elinora Madrid, M.D.

Lifestyle Medicine

More about Dr. Madrid coming soon.

Leigh Ann Schmidt, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Leigh Ann Schmidt is our food allergy coordinator in addition to providing patients with primary care services.

Kia Brown, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Kia Brown is a family nurse practitioner and provides patients with primary care services.