Dignity Health Medical Group – Inland Empire has announced the appointment of Jose Arciniega, DO, as Medical Director. In this role, Dr. Arciniega will be responsible for development of medical policy that continues to prioritize patient-centered care, quality assurance, clinical practice guidelines, as well as physician recruitment and review.
“Dr. Arciniega is widely respected for both his professionalism and the quality of care he provides to his patients,” said Jane Weldon, Vice President, Operations, Southern California, Central Coast, and Central Valley Service Areas for Dignity Health Medical Foundation. “His leadership is a valuable asset to our organization, and will help us to continue to provide high-quality, affordable care that puts the patient at the center of everything we do, now and into the future.”
A graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Arciniega continued his training at Doctors Hospital, before eventually establishing his family medicine practice in Fontana. He has practiced in the Inland Empire for more than a decade.
“I am honored to serve as Medical Director and working with our talented providers to elevate compassionate, patient-centered care in the Inland Empire,” said Dr. Arciniega.”
While transitioning to his new role as Medical Director, Dr. Arciniega will continue to see patients at his Fontana clinic.
Dr. Arciniega is also part of Foundation Physicians Medical Group, a statewide medical group that contracts with Dignity Health Medical Foundation to provide services to patients at their clinic locations. As medical director for Inland Empire, he also serves in a leadership role for the medical group.
“Dr. Arciniega is a talented provider and has helped elevate the level of high-quality, value-based care that we deliver in the Inland Empire,” said Davin Lundquist, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Foundation Physicians Medical Group. “His experience will benefit both our group and Inland Empire patients as he steps into his new role.”
Dignity Health Medical Group – Inland Empire, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, is a multi-specialty clinic with ten locations in the Inland Empire, serving the health care needs of Fontana, Highland, Rialto, and San Bernardino. Along with the local affiliated Dignity Health hospitals (Community Hospital of San Bernardino and St. Bernadine Medical Center), Dignity Health Medical Group – Inland Empire offers an integrated care delivery system that provides high quality, compassionate care in family medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and cardiac surgery.