Palo Alto

Getting Here

Public Transportation

VTA
  • 35 Bus to Homer and Webster
  • 522 Bus to Palo Alto Caltrain stop
CalTrain

The Downtown Palo Alto stop is about a 15 minute walk from our office.

Parking

There is a parking lot right next to our building, for your convenience. Other parking options include the Cowper Street Garage, which provides 3 hours of free parking and is 1 1/2 blocks from our Forest Avenue doctor's office.

As street parking is limited by ongoing construction, we recommend you arrive 10 minutes before your appointment to allow for parking.

Additional Information

Our Palo Alto doctor’s office is at 590 Forest Avenue, right on the corner of Webster. We are located two blocks south of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto.

Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri: 8am - 6pm
Tue, Thu: 8am - 8pm
Sat: 8am - 12pm

Lab Tests

Mon - Fri: 8am - 11am, 12pm - 3pm

Services

Primary Care

Meet the Doctors

  • Ganga Nadella, MD

    Ganga Nadella, MD

    Specialty

    Internal Medicine

    Years practicing

    8

      Interests

    • Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Complex Medical Conditions
    • Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders
    • Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Management
    • Lifestyle Modification
    • Preventive Health and Education

    Relatable and enthusiastic, Ganga focuses on developing strong rapport and collaborative relationships with her patients. She strongly believes in the ability of primary care to effectively prevent and manage a variety of health issues, from obesity and diabetes to cardiovascular disease and stroke. Ganga earned her MD at the University of California San Diego and completed her residency at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland. She has several years of clinical experience and currently serves on the board of directors for Little Brothers, a volunteer organization that supports elderly communities. She has completed extensive research in cardiovascular disease and is board-certified in Internal Medicine.

    Note: sees patients age 18 and older.

  • Vijan Joshi, MD

    Vijan Joshi, MD

    Specialty

    Internal Medicine

    Years practicing

    3

      Interests

    • Allergies and Asthma
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders
    • Men's Health
    • Preventive Health and Education
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Thyroid Disorders

    Vijan is a collaborative primary care provider who puts an emphasis on education and open conversation. He works hard to give patients a complete understanding of their conditions and empowers them to take charge of their health while utilizing evidence-based medicine. After graduating from St. George's University, he completed his residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City. While his interests are broad, he is especially interested in hypertension, diabetes, and cholesterol management. Vijan was drawn to One Medical Group because of its progressive use of technology and unique model of patient-centered care. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, and cooking healthy meals at home.

    Note: sees patients age 18 and older.

  • Rekha Avirah, MD

    Rekha Avirah, MD

    Specialty

    Family Medicine

    Years practicing

    14

      Interests

    • Birth Control Counseling
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders
    • Digestive Disorders
    • Lifestyle Modification
    • Preventive Health and Education
    • Women's Health

    On maternity leave, expected back December 2015.

    Attentive and compassionate, Rekha takes a collaborative approach to health care, first seeking to understand her patient's needs and then applying up-to-date clinical knowledge and evidence-based medicine to create a thorough plan of care that is tailored to them. Drawing on her comprehensive background in primary care and women's health care, she focuses largely on preventive care and chronic disease management and enjoys serving as the first point of contact for patients. Rekha earned her MD from the University of Alberta in Canada and went on to complete her residency in Family Medicine at Royal Alexandra Hospital in Alberta. Prior to her role as a primary care physician with One Medical, she gained experience providing primary health care and urgent care services in Canada and most recently in One Medical's San Francisco offices. She is certified through the American Board of Family Medicine and the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Virginia Heese, MD

    Virginia Heese, MD

    Specialty

    Family Medicine

    Years practicing

    Coming soon.

      Interests

    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia
    • Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases
    • Musculoskeletal Conditions
    • Sports Medicine
    • Travel Medicine

    Virginia is a patient-focused provider who strongly believes that spending quality time listening, collaborating, and educating patients will provide the greatest benefit to their health. She is an attentive listener who approaches each patient as a complete, multi-faceted person, and not just their symptoms. Virginia stays healthy by eating well, practicing yoga, and trying keep up with her daughter's active pace. She also enjoys spending time in nature, especially swimming in the ocean. She attended McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where she also went on to complete her residency. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

  • Sarah Selig, MD

    Sarah Selig, MD

    Specialty

    Family Medicine

    Years practicing

    3

      Interests

    • Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Lifestyle Modification
    • Skin Rashes and Biopsies
    • Travel Medicine
    • Women's Health

    Sarah, a Bay Area native, is a committed provider focused on evidence-based patient care. She is passionate about preventive health and works with each patient to manage chronic conditions while focusing on quality of life. She believes that understanding each patient's experience of their illness is the most important step in creating a plan to improve their health. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and cooking healthy meals. Sarah graduated from Stanford School of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

  • Kirsten Novak, MD

    Kirsten Novak, MD

    Specialty

    Internal Medicine

    Years practicing

    14

      Interests

    • Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Management
    • Immune System Health
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Lifestyle Modification
    • Men's Health
    • Preventive Health and Education
    • Stress Management

    Kirsten enjoys primary care for the opportunity it allows to build long-lasting relationships with patients. She focuses on active listening and helps patients achieve their health goals through lifestyle and nutritional changes, complementary and integrative medicine, and traditional evidence-based care. She is particularly interested in men’s health, hypertension, lipid disorders, and immune disorders. Kirsten is excited to return to the Bay area after years away, caring for veterans and treating complex chronic medical issues. She is an avid skier, volunteers with United States Figure Skating, and enjoys juicing. Kirsten graduated from Stanford University and completed her medical studies at the University of Utah where she graduated first in her class and was awarded the prestigious Wintrobe prize. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

    Note: sees patients age 18 and older.

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