Jaecelle Guadiz-Galeniece, MD, chose the field of family medicine because she cherishes building relationships with people of all ages. “Medicine is a collaborative art between patient and provider,” she offers. “I’m honored when patients choose to share their health journeys with me.” In her practice, Dr. Guadiz-Galeniece is a strong supporter of patient empowerment. “I believe that every person is unique and so is their pathway to health,” she observes. “My role is to help them make the health care decisions that are right for them.” Dr. Guadiz-Galeniece has special interests in women’s health, dermatology, pediatrics, and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Guadiz-Galeniece earned a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science from Andrews University in Michigan and her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency training at Florida Hospital, with an additional year of training in women's health. Born in Chicago, Dr. Guadiz-Galeniece was raised in Redlands, California. After training in Florida, she is happy to be back on the West Coast, “where we have seasons,” she laughs. When not at work, Dr. Guadiz-Galeniece enjoys hiking, running, photography, crafting, cooking, and eating vegetarian cuisine.