About Dr. Jimmy Phan

Hi. I’m Dr. Jimmy. 

Dr. Jimmy is a board-certified pediatrician and the CEO of Lake Elsinore Pediatrics. He is passionate about youth and supporting parents to help families grow together. 

He attended the American University of the Caribbean for medical school. Then he completed 2 years of clinical rotations in New York City at Brooklyn Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, and Bronx Lebanon Hospital. His residency took place at the University of Toledo where he completed 3 years of rounding at Promedica Hospital and St. Vincent Hospital. He also served as Co-chair of the pediatrics residency program in his final year. 

Dr. Jimmy has been serving his community of Corona for the past 5 years with Tarin Medical Corporation, and also attended patients at Corona Regional Medical Center and Parkview Hospital. Jimmy was elected, and currently serves as the Pediatric Chair at Corona Regional Medical Center. 

Dr. Jimmy is excited to become a part of and serve the community of Lake Elsinore for many, many years to come.  

When he is not in the office, Dr. Jimmy enjoys activities and adventures with his wife, four incredible children and three goofy dogs. He loves going to Disneyland with his family, talking about anything Star Wars, playing and watching hockey, and playing various instruments in his "dad band". 

Dr. Jimmy also loves supporting local business, especially to do with food, so if you have a good suggestion he is always ready to try somewhere new. 

"Look forward to seeing you. Toodles!" - Dr. Jimmy Phan 

Krystal Izguerra 
Medical Assistant

Krystal Izguerra has been a Medical Assistant specializing in pediatric care for over 12 years. She loves interacting and providing excellent quality of care to our patients, giving them the same type of care she would want given to her own daughter and any of her family members. She’s looks forward to providing care for children and supporting their families throughout Lake Elsinore and its surrounding communities. 

Mercedes McHalffey 
Medical Assistant

Mercedes McHalffey has 17 years experience as a Medical Assistant, helping a wide variety of ages and symptoms in Urgent Care clinics. She loves everything Disney and spending time with her family. She is excited to join pediatrics because she wants to provide a kind warm environment and experience for all our patients and parents. She wants every patient in our Lake Elsinore community to feel welcomed like family and be able to assist patients to make visits to see Dr. Phan fun!

Claudia Phan

Claudia Phan 
Office Manager 

Claudia Phan joins the team with a 15+ year career in marketing and start up businesses. She has been in fashion, beauty, entertainment, and gaming industries and is excited to pivot completely and step into the medical industry alongside Dr. Jimmy Phan. She has a huge love of children and wants nothing more than to support Dr. Jimmy's passion of care and partner with him so he has the ability to focus on his patients and not the paperwork. She currently teaches yoga to adults mainly but is certified to teach children's yoga as well. In her life she has been a ballet teacher to little ones through teenagers, a camp counselor, a teacher's assistant at an elementary school and now she is a mama too. She shares 4 beautiful children and 3 crazy pups with Dr. Jimmy Phan, yes that is right, she is his business partner, office manager and also his wife.

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