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 and Dr. Saad, and our nurse practitioners, Leigh Ann, Kia, Emily and Elainne’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

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.

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.

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Emily Masi, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Emily Masi is a family nurse practitioner and provides patients with primary care services.

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Elainne Sher, FNP

Aesthetics

Elainne Sher is a nurse practitioner who focuses on aesthetics such a Botox, PRP, and more!

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