MEET OUR STAFF

Our goal is to serve you as we would want be served.

Dr. Jan Mensink

Medical Director

Dr. Jan Mensink is a Family Practice physician who is Board Certified with the American Board of Family Medicine. He also has tens of thousands of hours of training and experience in Emergency Medicine and Neuro-surgery in Southern California, including San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield, California.

In 2010, Dr. Mensink made the decision to become a “Concierge Physician,” and provide Direct-Pay medical care to Bakersfield. In the summer of 2015, Dr. Mensink was honored by being named to the faculty of Western University of Health Sciences as Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Mensink was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and attended medical school in Edmonton, Alberta, at one of Canada’s top ranked schools. He then moved quickly into a Family Practice Residency at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida, where he received his certification and license in Family Medicine. For many years he worked in Emergency Rooms in a variety of hospitals in Southern California. He spent approximately 30,000 hours providing Emergency Room Medicine in both “rich” and “poor” sections of Los Angeles. In this setting he has seen and treated a tremendous variety of problems, illnesses, and traumas. He may not have “seen it all,” but he has seen most of it. He also spent almost 5 years in Neurosurgery Residency and has been working in that specialty here in Bakersfield since the year 2000.

Dr. Brenda Steinberg

Physician

Dr. Steinberg received her degree at the Western University of Health Science in Pomona, California, in 2000. She is board certified in emergency medicine and was a primary care physician in private practice when she joined Dr. Mensink and The Practice in 2015. Aside from medicine, Dr. Steinberg keeps busy raising children and riding horses.

Sherry Rose, DTh

Counselor

Dr. Rose enjoys seeing people thrive in life. She focuses her counseling efforts on identity, core values, emotional maturity and truthful self-talk. She often says, “Be very careful what you tell yourself about how you feel.”  Sherry believes in the value of hope, revelation and giving as she strives to help people connect to God and others in their journey toward emotional health and freedom.  Proverbs 14:30a, “A heart at peace gives life to the body.”

Leasa Engel

Administrator

Engel counts business development, sales, and project management as her core competencies. Her background includes developing new markets for Motorola Information Systems, Western Union, and the Kern Economic Development Corporation. Her sales experience includes national sales awards, multi-million sales and managing high-end system sales. Leasa has brought together government entities, private corporations and communities to target needs and implement strategies which accomplished the desired results.

Veronica Aguilar, MA

Whitney Shull, MA

Angela Jacinto, MA

Gina Galvan, MA

Robert McDuff, MBA

Marketing Specialist

Robert joined The Practice team after nearly 15 years being a self-employed marketing professional, graphic designer, and videographer. He also is an adjunct faculty member teaching business courses at Fresno Pacific University and volunteers for several faith-based nonprofit organizations.