Lawrence R. Church, DDS
Dr. Lawrence R. Church opened the Indio Surgery Center in 2006 to serve the needs of Pediatric Patients who could not be treated in a traditional dental setting. He touched the lives of so many through his passion and commitment to improving the dental health and wellness of underserved children. His legacy lives on at Indio Surgery Center through the quality of care we strive to provide.
Founder, Indio Surgery Center
1944 - 2023
Joseph Elisha, MD, Medical Director
After graduating form Harvard Medical School, Dr. Elisha completed his anesthesiology Residency and Pediatric Anesthesiology Residency at UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Elisha is Board Certified by The American Board of Anesthesiology. He has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of Anesthesia Care including Open Hearts, Vascular, Thoracic, Neonatal, Pediatric, Dental, and Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery. He is on staff at several local Hospitals and is Medical Director at Indio Surgery Center.
Doyle Nick, DDS
Dr. Nick graduated with a DDS degree from Loma Linda Universtiy School of Dentistry in 1978 and finished his advanced education in prosthodontics in 1993. He became an Associate Professor with the Department of Restorative Dentistry in 1991 after practicing dentistry for over 25 years, and has been one of the dental practicioners in the department of Dental Anesthesiology since 1993. Dr. Nick has provided dental services at Indio Surgery Center for nine years.
Wesley Okumura, DDS MS
Dr. Okumura has been Board Certified Pediatric Dentist since 2003. He is a former full-time professor at Loma Linda University, he has performed hospital dentistry on medically compromised patient and worked in dental surgical centers for over twenty years. His most rewarding career experiences include organizing and participating in dental mission trips for Loma Linda University and ADA Give Kids a Smile Programs. Dr. Okumura welcomes the opportunity to treat children at Indio Surgery Center.
Jino Park, DDS
Dr. Jino Park received his DDS from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2012. After working in general dentistry for a few years, He shifted his focus to providing dental care to children and special needs patients. Dr. Park practiced dentistry in numerous dental surgery centers before joining Indio Surgery Center in 2017. He is currently an assistant professor in the department of Anesthesiology at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry teaching dentistry under general anesthesia. Dr. Park is a current member of the ADA, CDA, Tri County Dental Society & Korean American Dental Society.
Joshua Trammell, DMD
Dr. Trammell graduated from University California San Diego with a B.S. in Human Biology. He earned his DMD from Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health.
Our new doctor has demonstrated a strong commitment to the practice of dentistry, with a keen interest and compassion for treating pediatric patients. He has a wealth of experience in the ambulatory care setting and specializes in a wide range of pediatric dental care services. His comprehensive approach to pediatric dental treatment is highly valued and strongly supports his stated goal to “treat; not to repeat.”
With experience ranging from volunteering his services as an Oral Surgery Tech/Dental Assistant aboard the USNS Mercy to operating his own private dental practice in Visalia, CA, Dr. Trammell is now a highly respected addition to our staff!
Dr. Trammell is a member of the ADA, CDA, TKDS (Tulare/Kings County Dental Society) and OKU (Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society). His certifications include ACLS and PALS.
So Hyun Chung, DDS
Dr. So Hyun Chung graduated from the Adventist University of the Philippines School of Dentistry obtaining a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree in 2014. She continued further education in the United States, earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Loma Linda University. Dr. Chung has experienced tremendous joy in traveling the world and providing dental care to children in need. She has worked in several pediatric offices in Southern California in addition to her travels abroad and is looking forward to treating your child at Indio Surgery Center.
Dustin Coyle, MD
Dr. Dustin Coyle graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine. He was always interested in Pediatric Medicine, so he completed an internship in pediatrics before his residency in Anesthesiology, both also at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is board-certified in Anesthesiology. Dr Coyle spent three years as a staff Anesthesiologist at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Salt Lake before returning to The University Of Utah as an Associate professor, where he stayed for the next 13 years. He then moved to Southern California, where he was in private practice before joining Indio Surgery Center. Dr. Coyle has held multiple leadership and administrative positions throughout his career. He is also interested in medical mission work, having traveled to several continents to provide care for the underserved. He continues to care for patients in hospitals and dental surgery centers. When he is not working, Dustin enjoys spending time with his wife and fully grown children, seeking new adventures in Southern California.
Mitesh Zala, DDS
Dr. Zala received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Universtiy of the Pacific School of Dentistry. Following Dental School Dr. Zala attended Loma Linda University General Anesthesia Residency Program. His residency included extensive experience providing general anesthesia in the hospital operating room for variety surgical procedures. Dr. Zala also received further specialized training at the Special Care Dentistry Clinic at the Loma Linda School of Dentistry primarily comprised of adult and pediatric special needs patients. He has received extensive pediatric anesthesia training working in various Dental Surgeries Centers and Private Offices. Dr. Zala is Certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). Dr. Zala is an active member of the following organizations: American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Harbor Dental Society.
Trevor Holloway, DDS
Dr. Holloway graduated Cum Laude from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Following Dental school Dr. Holloway received extensive training at Loma Linda University specializing in the field of general anesthesia. Training consisted of a 2 year residency in general anesthesia and included rotations in cardiology, internal medicine, hospital operating room anesthesia, and outpatient general anesthesia and sedation. Dr. Holloway is certified in Advance Cardiac Life Support (PALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). Additionally, he has completed advance training through The Difficult Airway Course of Anesthesia Providers in managing and treating airway emergencies and also completed multiple perioperative crisis management workshops at San Francisco General Hospital. Currently Dr. Holloway is an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Dr. Holloway is a current genral anesthesia provider for Indio Surgery Center.
Andrea Camas, DNP, CRNA
Born and raised in the Midwest, Dr. Camas graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Purdue University 2005. Following graduation, she moved to California where she worked as a Registered Nurse in an Intensive Care Unit for 3 years. She attended Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia for Nurses where she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Certified Registered Anesthetist (CRNA) degree in 2010. In 2015, she graduated from California State University, Fullerton with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). She currently works full-time at Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center where she provides general and regional anesthesia in a multitude of settings. Dr. Camas joined Indio Surgery Center in 2017 providing general anesthesia for pediatric dental patients.
Dr. Camas is Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Basic Life Support (BLS). She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetist (AANA) and certified by the National Board of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (NBCRNA).