Dr. Kandoth obtained his basic medical degree (M.B.B.S) and Pediatric Specialization (M.D.) in India. He then trained for four years at Children’s Hospital of Michigan during which period he completed a Pediatric Residency and obtained Board Certification in Pediatrics.
Dr. Kandoth has been in practice for the past sixteen years as a Las Vegas pediatrician. He was Director of Pediatrics at the Red Rock Medical group from 2000—2007. He foundedSunrise Pediatrics in June 2007.
His areas of interest include:
Acute care, in patient care, neonatology and children with special needs.
He was Co-Director of Pediatrics at North Vista Hospital in 2009 and was voted Best Doctor for two consecutive years 2009 and 2010.
Dr. Yusi specializes in General Pediatrics. She earned her medical degree at University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines in 2007. She completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at the Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth medical center in New Jersey. She relocated to Las Vegas in 2014.
Dr. Yusi’s primary goal is to practice the best standard of care in pediatrics with compassion, dignity and respect. She aims to make a difference in children’s lives and their families through excellent care. Her areas of interest are allergy management, development and the preventive care aspect of pediatrics.
In her free time she enjoys watching movies, travelling and trying different cuisines.
Jessica finished her Master in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner degree from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and is board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center in the Philippines and completed her Pediatric residency training at Cardinal Santos Medical Center in Manila, where she was a Pediatric Consultant for 16 years. She received her Pediatrics specialty board certification in the Philippines before relocating to the United States. She has been practicing Pediatrics for 20 years. She loves children and their families, and focuses on educating them about health maintenance.
Veronica Ibarra is a Family Nurse Practitioner whom graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with both her BSN and MSN. She has worked in Pediatrics here in Las Vegas for over 7 years, including as an RN at Sunrise Children’s Hospital. She enjoys teaching and finds that proper education for patients and families is pertinent to their care. She looks forward to serving you and your family.
Keshavan is a board certified family nurse practitioner who graduated with his masters degree in nursing from University Wisconsin Milwaukee. He is a member of AANP and American College of Chest Physicians. Keshavan has extensive experience in pediatric, family practice and urgent care clinical settings and has worked as a provider in medical specialties such as pulmonology and neurology. He lives in Las Vegas and when he is not working loves the outdoors and travel. He is fluent in over 7 different languages such as English, Hindi, Arabic, French, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu.
Christine Cendana is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from UNLV in 2010 with degrees of Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner. She also has degrees in BS Biology as well as Medical Degree at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines.
Prior to migrating to the USA, Christine trained and worked as a Clinical Dermatologist in Metro Manila, Philippines. She eventually decided to migrate and pursued an NP career in this country. She has vast experiences in both adult and pediatric medicine. She is also a strong advocate of helping and guiding parents and relatives of children with special needs, having been the mother herself of a kid with special needs.
Christine is also a very good patient educator. She always believes in the importance of shared decision making between the healthcare provider and the patient as well as their guardians.
A woman with a great sense of humor, Christine also calls herself” Cinderella” during weekends since she stays at home most of the time doing household works. But, she also enjoys meeting up with good old friends and having a cup of coffee.
Dr. Sonya Aikels is a life-long resident of Las Vegas who is committed to providing excellent care to the smallest members our community! After receiving her medical degree from the Western University of Health Sciences in 2005, she completed a pediatric residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 2008. She then accepted a junior faculty position with the University of Nevada and served as Chief Resident of Pediatrics from 2008-2009. She is currently Board Certified in Pediatrics.
Dr. Aikels greatly enjoys building relationships with her patients and making a trip to the doctor’s office a fun experience. She aims to practice the highest quality of pediatric care while building partnerships with patients and parents. Dr. Aikels understands that great medical care is built on good relationships and trust. As such, she enjoys educating parents and equipping them with the tools necessary to raise healthy children. Her areas of interest include neonatology, adolescent medicine, and preventive care.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, singing and reading.