Bernardo Ng M.D

Bernardo Ng M.D.

Principal Investigator & Rater (Board Certified Psychiatrist)

Dr. Ng is a Mexicali native who started his private practice in Imperial County in 1994. He became a Medical Doctor at the University of Nuevo Leon in 1987. After completing his year of social service in the city of Monterrey in 1988, he entered specialized training in Psychiatry, in El Paso Texas in 1989 and continued in San Diego California in 1992.

He completed a year of subspecialty training in Psychosomatic Medicine right before moving to Imperial County, California. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and in Psychosomatic Medicine, as well as by the Mexican Board of Psychiatry. He is also a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

He has served as chairman and member of the Physician Wellbeing and Bioethic committees at both local hospitals ECRMC and PMH. He is a consultant at various organizations and clinics. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Imperial County Medical Society, the San Diego Psychiatric Society and the American Medical Association.


Ernesto Tiznado, M.D.

Board Certified Pediatric Neurologist

Manjusha Kurada, M.D.

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Patricia Ogude, MSN FNP-BC, RN

Sub-Investigator (Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner)

Erike Apolinar, LMFT

Sub-Investigator & Rater (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)

Judy Galindo, CCRC

Director of Research (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator)

Leslie Michelle Dowling

Bilingual Clinical Research Coordinator & Phlebotomist

Rossy Sanchez

Clinical Research Coordinator

Maribel Puentes

Marketing and Outreach Representative

Nydia Fregoso

Research Assistant and Pre-Screener/Recruiter

Adolfo Ng

Research Assistant at Sun Valley Research Center