Valley Fever Institute
1700 Mount Vernon Avenue 661.706.6748

Meet Kern Medical’s Valley Fever Experts

To make an appointment with a Valley Fever Expert, please contact us at 661.706.6748.

The Valley Fever Institute is located in Bakersfield, CA.

Royce H. Johnson,

Royce H. Johnson, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Medical Director of Valley Fever Institute 
Chief of Infectious Disease, Kern Medical
Department of Medicine, Kern Medical
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Arash Heidari

Arash Heidari, M.D.
Associate Medical Director of Valley Fever Institute
Division, Infectious Disease, Kern Medical
Director, Medicine Sub Specialty Clinics, Kern Medical
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, Kern Medical
Associate Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Augustine Munoz

Augustine Munoz, MD
Associate Director of Valley Fever Institute 
Director, Pulmonary Services, Kern Medical
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Kern Medical
Associate Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Jeff Joliff

Jeff Joliff, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, AAHIVP, CDE
Clinical Pharmacist of Valley Fever Institute
Program Director, Pharmacy, Kern Medical

 

Dana Brucker

Dana Brucker, RN
Research Manager, Valley Fever Institute
Kern Medical

Charlene Worth

Charlene Worth, MBA
Director of the Valley Fever Institute
Kern Medical