Meet the Doctors

Annette Bernhut, D.O., is board certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing family medicine for over 20 years in Orange California.  Dr Bernhut has several years experience in college health as well as urgent care medicine. She is a member of the Orange County Medical Association, California and American Academy of Osteopathy, and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. She always strives to care for patients in a kind, empathetic and sensitive manner.  She always encourages patients to be involved in their own health care decisions.  Dr Bernhut incorporates an individual approach, “one sizes doesn’t fit all.”  Treatment models vary, including current medical thinking, medication as appropriate, physical activity, good nutrition and mental health.

In her free time, Dr Bernhut enjoys an active household of a husband, three school age children, two dogs and a cat.

Thomas Hyrniewicki, M.D. is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has been practicing medicine in Southern California for the last 25 years. Dr Hyrniewicki has won several academic awards and has served on many hospital committees and is also a member of several professional societies such as California Medical Association, Orange County Medical Association, American Society of Internal Medicine,  and California Society of Internal Medicine. He has been chosen as on of the Best Doctor’s in America and one of Orange County’s Top Doctors several times. Dr Hyrniewicki is highly experienced in helping patients manage the conditions associated with older adulthood. He takes time to teach his patients about prevention strategies that will help them enjoy optimum health.

Dr Hyrniewicki and his wife have a son in college, and a daughter who is a recent college graduate. He enjoys biking and hiking in the mountains. To relax, watching movies, particularly science fiction, action and foreign films are among his favorites.

DrShimazuHal Shimazu, M.D., is board certified and has been practicing family medicine in Orange County for many years.  He practices full time clinical medicine.  He has received several awards such as “One of the Best Doctors in America”, “Top Doctors in OC” as well as two time recipient of volunteer teacher of the year at UCI family residency clinic. He is a member of the California Medical Association,  Orange County Medical Association, American Academy of Family Practice, and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.  Dr.  Shimazu treats patients of all ages, and is especially interested in caring for the health needs of older adults.  His special interests are in treating chronic medical conditions, and he has also participated in research in cholesterol and diabetes management.

When not hard at work, Dr Shimazu enjoys the arts, particularly the symphony, live theatre productions and foreign films.

DrFajardoAna Fajardo, M.D., is board certified in Family medicine and has had an active clinical medical practice in Orange for the last several years.  She is a native Spanish-speaker and completed all college and medical studies locally in Orange County. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American Medical Women’s Association, California Medical Association, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is a recent recipient of Monarch’s Favorite Family Physician Award. Dr. Fajardo is very passionate about helping people and wants to make sure that patients get the care that they deserve.  She listens very carefully to her patients and counsels patients of all ages about practical ways to improve their health.  She has special interest in geriatric medicine and women’s health.  Dr. Fajardo has particular expertise in cosmetic dermatology and offers unique dermatological products and services.

Dr Fajardo and her husband have two grown children.  She loves to travel, dance and visit family and friends.

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