Social Services Care Team

Contact a Social Worker

Social workers are available at the hospital Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You may also request a social worker by asking a nurse or member of the medical team to make a referral.

Kim Browne, LCSW, ACM-SW

Kim Browne is the Director of the Social Work Department.

Heidi Scharrenberg, LCSW

Heidi Scharrenberg is the Social Work Manager for Out Patients.

Gabe Wong, LCSW

Gabe Wong is the Social Work Manager for In-Patient Care.

Betsy A'Neals, LCSW

Betsy A'Neals is the SCAN Program Manager.

Denise Alloway, LCSW

Areas of expertise:Liver transplantation

Amy Rattazzi, LCSW

Areas of expertise:Bereavement

Elba Patricia Vazquez, MSW

Areas of expertise:Nephrology (kidney)

Renee Meisner-Bogdahn, MSW

Renee Meisner-Bogdahn is part of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU.)

Jason Vergara, MSW

Jason Vergara is part of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU.)

Karen Jensen, MSW

Karen Jensen is part of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU.)

Areas of expertise:Pediatric advanced cardiac therapies, heart transplantation

Comprehensive Care Program and Pediatric Unit at El Camino

Weekend/Late shift
Bianca Tabares, LCSW
Leslie Sobieraj, MSW

Outpatient Clinics
Annie Diep, MSW
Debbie Landi, LCSW
Ana Lopez, MSW
Kavita Nandra, MSW
Robin Newman, MSW
Michileen Oberst, LCSW
Tereasa Priestly, MSW
Cynthia Valenzuela, MSW

Satellite Locations
Sana Ahmed LCSW – PANS Clinic
Nathalie Servin MSW – Adolescent Health Van
Danita Evans-Behnke LCSW – Comprehensive Care Program & Pediatric Unit at El Camino Hospital
Maria Gonzalez MSW – Gardner Packard Children's Health Center
Emily Cassingham, MSW – Specialty Services, Los Gatos
Lori Hernandez, LCSW – Specialty Services, Los Gatos
Michelle Ma, LCSW – Specialty Services, Sunnyvale

Social Work Resource Coordinators
Oscar Calderon
Liz Figueroa
Iliana Garcia
Jacqueline Joya
Nitzia Mendoza
Celeny Navar
Vanessa Valdez

Relief Social Workers
Veronica Bautista, MSW
Evonne David, LCSW
Janette Heng, MSW
Amee Jaiswal, LCSW
Liz Kelly, MSW
Marianela Lobato, LCSW
Jennifer Pastran, LCSW
Veronica Purcell, LCSW
Arnetta Weems, LCSW
Jane Zimmerman, LCSW

Teresa Fernandez – Housing Coordinator (Housing Program)
Fernando Hurtado – Housing Coordinator (Housing Program)
Dave Gannon – Transportation Coordinator (Careavan for Kids Program)
Kevin Gross – Transportation Coordinator (Careavan for Kids Program)