Our medical practitioners are always ready to lend a hand to every family who walks into our center or who calls for our help. They see to it that under their care, every individual is able to achieve optimal health and recovery through patient-centered treatment. Get to know the professionals behind the continuous service our center brings to the community.
Jagannath Surpure, M.D., FACEP, FAAP
Dr. Jagannath “Jag” Surpure is a pioneer in the relatively new field of pediatric emergency medicine.
A native of India, he trained in England before coming to the U.S. in 1973 and spent 17 years teaching at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. While there, he worked with the American College of Emergency Physicians to design courses that trained doctors in emergency treatment of children.
Jagannath Surpure is Medical Director and has the unique distinction of being a triple board-certified physician in: Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Adult Emergency Medicine. He is a clinical professor of pediatrics at UNLV, and a former founding director of pediatric emergency services at UMC Hospital. Prior to Children’s Urgent Care, he spent seventeen years at the University of Oklahoma’s Children and Adult Hospital as a teaching faculty emergency room physician. He has spent time instructing and providing continuing medical education courses to pediatric doctors in the United States and Abroad. He has also written over thirty medical journal articles, several book chapters, and books in pediatric emergency care.
He has served as a member of the editorial board and section editor for several Pediatric Emergency Care Journals. He edited a textbook published in India, Synopsis of Pediatric Emergency Care. He was active early on in introducing training courses (Pediatric Advanced Life Support and APLS: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course) in principles of resuscitation, stabilization, and transport of critically ill or injured children for child healthcare providers across India.
Sujatha Battula FNP-C
Sujatha Battula is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with years of experience in various specialties including pediatrics, emergency, and urgent care. She has a Masters Degree in Nursing Science with a major as a family nurse practitioner from Walden University.
Josh Harold, APRN-PCNP
Josh is an experienced pediatric nurse practitioner. Josh received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University and Masters of Science in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University in 1994.
Senialita S. Abarquez, MSN, FNP-C
Senialita is a medical provider with 28 years of experience in the field of health care. She received her doctor of medicine degree in 1987 from Far Eastern University –NMRF, Philippines. She pursued studies at the University of Las Vegas Nevada for her MSN-FNP in 2007. She was a practicing Family Physician in the Philippines for 16 years and as a Family Nurse Practitioner (AANP Board Certified) for 12 years now.
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