Meet our urgent care providers

Our highly trained urgent care doctors, nurses, clinicians, and staff offer a broader range of urgent care skills and services just for you.

Armando Samaniego, MD, MBA

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Armando Samaniego, MD, MBA

Dr. Armando Samaniego brings more than 25 years of experience in urgent and emergency care to BASS Advanced Urgent Care. Dr. Samaniego is committed to streamlining the process of urgent care, ensuring an outstanding patient experience, and establishing a more collaborative partnership with patients. Dr. Samaniego has deep roots in the area and enjoys long hikes when he’s not volunteering for local Boy Scout troops and assisting high school sports teams as team doctor.

Medical School: Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts
MBA: The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, California

Richard Blohm, MD

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Richard Blohm, MD

Dr. Richard Blohm brings rich experience in emergency medicine to BASS Advanced Urgent Care. A longtime Northern California resident, Dr. Blohm speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. Dr. Blohm is an avid Cal fan and spends whatever spare time he can find with family and friends.

Medical School: George Washington University in Washington, DC
Internship:
UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California
Residency: 
UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California

 

Ravi Alagappan, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

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Ravi Alagappan, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Certified by the American Board of Radiology in diagnostic radiology, Dr. Ravi Alagappan specializes in gynecological MRI, including abdominal and pelvic MRI and has considerable experience in musculoskeletal MRI and MR angiography. In his free time, Dr. Alagappan enjoys music, running, hiking and traveling.

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia
Internship: Highland Hospital in Oakland, California
Residency: UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California
Fellowship: UCSF School of Medicine in San Francisco, California

Usha Murphy, MD, MBA

Diagnostic Radiology

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Usha Murphy, MD, MBA

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Usha Murphy joined BASS Medical Group after working as an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University, a section head of musculoskeletal radiology and an associate program director at Columbia’s Harlem Hospital radiology department. In her free time, Dr. Murphy enjoys cooking, traveling, yoga, and time outdoors with her husband and two children.

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
MBA: Healthcare Operations, Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts
Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, New York
Fellowship: Maimonides Medical Center in New York, New York

Renu Liu, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

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Renu Liu, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Renu Liu is an ACGME-accredited, fellowship trained, and board-certified radiologist joining us from Yale School of Medicine where she was the assistant professor in the Department of Radiology. Dr. Liu was a member of the neuroradiology section and has considerable experience in imaging of the neuroaxis, including imaging of the brain, spine, and head and neck.

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut
Internship: Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residency: University of California San Francisco in San Francisco, California
Fellowship: Weill Cornell New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York