Nerissa Safie, MD, FACOG
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nerissa C. Safie, MD, FACOG is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist with a special interest in keeping women healthy and strong through every stage of life, including pregnancy and menopause. She has been in private practice since 2011.
Dr. Safie received her bachelor of science degree in chemistry from California State University in San Bernardino graduated Suma Cam Laude. She earned her MD from Harvard University in Boston, in 2000. She completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
She’s a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the American Medical Association. Dr. Safie has been a natural leader from a young age, having competed in the Model U.N. and become president of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students while at Cal State.
A lover of dance and music, Dr. Safie choreographed comical dances for her fellow medical students that were highlighted in a second-year med-school showcase. Donates her hair to Locks of love. She received the Patients’ Choice Award from vitals.com in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018. Compassionate Doctor Recognition award from vitals.com in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2018
She speaks English and Tagalog fluently and also speaks some Spanish.
Joan Hazel Calinisan, MD, FACOG
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Joan Hazel Calinisan, MD, FACOG is an award-winning, board-certified OB/GYN who is passionate about helping women achieve and maintain optimal reproductive health at Trinity Women’s Health in Murrieta, California. She has a special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and a keen interest in the latest reproductive technologies, anti-aging and menopausal health.
A graduate of the Biomedical Sciences Accelerated Program at the University of California at Riverside, where she earned her bachelor of science degree, Dr. Calinisan has an ongoing commitment to excellence in education. She achieved her MD with honors at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1997.
She then went on to postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. She’s received specialized training in pelvic floor repair, and laparoscopic hysterectomy.
Dr. Calinisan belongs to many professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American College of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, and the American Medical Association. She is currently Clinical Professor in OB/GYN at Western University Medical School in Pomona, California, Touro University in Vallejo, California
and medical student mentor for UCLA. She is also a consultant and proctor at Cooper Surgical, Myriad Genetics and Viacord. Dr. Calinisan has held leadership positions including Chair of OB/GYN and Chief of Staff at Loma Linda Medical Center, Murrieta, California
She received the Patients’ Choice Award from vitals.com in 2010, 2011 and 2018. In 2010, Dr. Calinisan was named Top OB/GYN Inland Empire by IE Family Magazine. She speaks English, Spanish, and Tagalog.