Meet Our Staff

 

Lilia Zamora, MD received a Bachelor’s of Science from UCLA in 1982, became a Doctor of Medicine at UC Davis in 1988, and completed fellowships in Family Practice and Obstetrics at White Memorial Hospital in 1991-2. She has also completed a course in Mesotherapy Intensive Hands-On Training from the Aesthetic Enhancement Institute.

Dr. Zamora has received numerous awards including Certificates of “Excellence for 2016 Overall 5 Star and Beyond” and “Highest Overall Patient Satisfaction” from HealthCare Partners (2015), Certificate of Recognition for the Mackenzie Physician Award of Excellence (2014), Health Net’s Teen Choice Provider of the Year (2005)as well as several notable achievement awards in Laser Systems and Infectious Disease. She also garnered recognition for her outstanding services for the Chicano-Latino Medical Student Organization and Clinica Tepati from 1983-1986, as well as the Physician of the Year award from White Memorial Hospital in 1997.

Dr. Zamora is the founding and only doctor of Families First Medical Group, Inc.

Elaine Balderrama, Medical Assistant, joined our office June 2015, working as our Head Back Office nurse. Elaine graduated with her Medical Assistant Certificate in August 2014 and is currently attending school to become a Registered Nurse. Elaine is most likely to be taking your vitals, setting up your exam room, and maintaining your vaccines.

Blanca Franco, Medical Assistant/Authorizations Coordinator, has been with the company over ten years, demonstrating excellent and committed care and service, not only to our patients, but also to our company. Blanca joined our office as a receptionist in 2005, working her way up to Authorizations Coordinator and then Medical Assistant. Blanca is most likely to be overseeing your overall care and helping you get your authorizations and referrals.

Mónica Zamora, Office Manager, has been with the company over 8 years, starting as an office assistant, working her way toward management. Mónica is the youngest daughter of Dr. Zamora, dedicated towards maintaining Families First as a family owned-and-operated small business. Mónica graduated from Loyola Marymount University with degrees in Sociology and Spanish. Mónica is most likely ensuring quality and efficient service during your visit and maintaining day-to-day functions.