Delaina JewkesThe Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) is pleased to announce its newest appointment. In early June, Dr. Delaina Jewkes, MD, joined SMC after years in practice in Southern California. “I’m very happy to return to Northern California. I enjoy the outdoors and hiking in nature with my family that reside here,” said Dr. Jewkes. She went on to say, “I also have a passion for nutrition and wellness and enjoy vegan baking and cooking.”

Dr. Jewkes received her medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed her residency program in general psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association. Since the completion of her training, Dr. Jewkes has practiced in community mental health and in county mental health. She enjoys providing exceptional care to those who are often underserved.

Tami Fraser, CEO stated, “This is truly a milestone for our medical center. It is the first time in SMC’s history to have a Psychiatrist on board. We welcome her expertise and look forward to many years together.”

Appointments with Dr. Jewkes, need to be made through a referral from the patient’s primary care physician at Shingletown Medical Center. For more information call SMC at (530) 474-3390.