COLFS Medical Clinic Staff

DAVID C. MEDWAY, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Medway earned his B.A. in Psychology at UCLA where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed his medical school education doing honors work at George Washington University in Washington D.C.
Dr. Medway’s interest in optimal health began during his Internal Medicine residency in Southern California and at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York. After earning board certification in Internal Medicine, Dr. Medway completed an additional one-year program of study in Weight Management and Clinical Nutrition at the UC Irvine Medical Center where he held the position of Assistant Clinical Professor and Obesity Research Co-investigator.
Dr. Medway works full-time at our Escondido office and is happy to offer primary healthcare services to our patients.

KAREN A. SAROKI, MD, Associate Medical Director

Dr. Saroki is a San Diego native who attended UC Berkeley for her undergraduate training, and majored in Integrative Biology, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Saroki attended medical school at the University of Michigan and completed her family medicine residency training at University of North Carolina Hospitals. She is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and is an NFP Medical Consultant trained in NaProTECHNOLOGY. Dr. Saroki is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

GEORGE DELGADO MD, Director of Ethics and Mission

Dr. Delgado strives to provide the highest quality of personalized medical care, always respecting the sanctity of the gift of human life. He is board certified in family medicine as well as in hospice and palliative medicine.

He welcomes patients of all ages, from infants to seniors. He seeks to establish a partnership with patients and their families to serve them as a trusted healer, educator, advisor and supporter.

His special interests include NaProTECHNOLOGY, bioethics, skin surgery and behavioral health. He and his staff are available to help women and families in difficult pregnancy circumstances and are fluent in Spanish.

He received his undergraduate degree at St. Mary’s College of California where he graduated summa cum laude and received the biology department’s top honor — the Carlos Freitas Award. He attended medical school at University of California, Davis and completed his residency training at Santa Monica/UCLA Hospital.

ATEFEH ESLAMI, PA-C, Physician Assistant

Atefeh is a nationally certified Physician Assistant specializing in Family Medicine care. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, San Diego and continued to obtain her Masters of Science Degree at Hofstra University in New York. Ms. Eslami is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and New York State Society of Physician Assistant (NYSSPA) and is committed to providing quality of compassionate care to all her patients.

JENNA SHURER, FNP-C, Family Nurse Practitioner

Jenna is nationally certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is originally from Ohio, where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Kent State University. Following her undergrad, she then furthered her education at Walden University where she earned her Master of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. One of her early experiences that peaked her interest in healthcare came during a visit to a “Body Worlds Exhibit” during a family trip. That, along with other family members already on a healthcare path, further solidified her desire to help others. Her early nursing career began as a traveling nurse and in the Intensive Care Unit. It was through her church where she learned about COLFS. After discovering the pro-life, Christ-centered mission with the emphasis on women’s health, she realized that God had paved the path for her to be one of our newest providers.


Codi is a nationally certified Physician Assistant. She is originally from San Diego, where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition at San Diego State University. She then furthered her education and completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree at University of Charleston in West Virginia. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), California Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA), and West Virginia Association of Physician Assistants (WVAPA). She is committed to providing quality and compassionate care to our patients.

JONATHAN MACK PhD, RN-BC, Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Jonathan Mack has over 36 years of health care experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. Dr. Mack has held senior level hospital positions as Director of Emergency and Trauma Services and Critical Care Services and executive positions as a Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer for several Southern California Hospitals. Dr. Mack’s clinical and leadership experience crosses inpatient and outpatient care services, information and technology systems, advanced practice, and education services. Dr. Mack maintains an active practice as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner with a local medical group and works as a consultant in Telehealth and Telemedicine.

CHERIS LENAHAN, RN, Clinical Nurse

Cheris Lenahan is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a BS in Nursing. While Cheris’ passion for healthcare especially for the unborn is obvious, she initially started out studying business. It was only when she began caring for her grandma, when she heard her true calling to be a nurse. Cheris is happy to provide ultrasounds and prenatal education to our patients when they visit our clinic.

MARIA MORENO, Ministry Director

Maria is responsible for running all facets of COLFS ministry programs, serving women and families in need. She has a proven track record with over 30 years of experience driving growth in the medical offices where she has worked. Her vast experience includes medical assistant, biller, front and back office assistant, receptionist and office manager. She has a broad knowledge of various medical specialties because of her diverse work experience in family practice, gastroenterology, oncology, pediatrics, endocrinology, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynecology. She is very grateful for her opportunity to support COLFS and is passionate about recognizing Christ in each patient she meets. Maria and her husband, Jose, have two daughters, Daniela and Clarissa.

PRISCILLA GARCIA, MA, Assistant Clinic Manager

Priscilla completed her medical assistant externship at COLFS and has been with us since 2011. She previously worked as a caregiver where she found her love and passion for patient care.