Meet Our Providers
David M. Bergdahl
University of California, Irvine
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Stephanie C. Altamura
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Jean L. Russell
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Natasha Jno Baptiste
Florida Atlantic University
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David M. Bergdahl, M.D.
Dr. Bergdahl is a native of Southern California. His undergraduate and graduate work was at U.C. Irvine. He came to Fresno in 1980 for his pediatric residency at Valley Medical Center and Valley Children's Hospital, where he was chief resident in 1982-83. Dr. Bergdahl joined our practice in 1983. He and his wife, Mary, have three adult children, Heather, Daniel and Stephen. He is also the grandparent of twins, Mack and Millie. Dr. Bergdahl's special interests include nutrition and complementary medicine.
John J. Kim, M.D.
Dr. Kim was born in South Korea and came to the United States when he was 14 years old. He received a Bachelors of Science in Biology and attended medical school at the University of Utah. Then he came to Fresno for his pediatric residency training at Valley Children's Hospital. After his residency, he worked for Valley Pediatric Medical Group. He joined our group in 1997. He and his wife have 2 children.
Jean L. Russell, M.D.
Dr. Russell was born and raised in New Jersey. She studied psychology as an undergraduate at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2013 and completed her Pediatric residency at Rutgers in New Jersey. Dr. Russell relocated to Fresno with her husband Luke and their daughter Cassidy, joining our practice in the summer of 2016. Her professional interests include counseling new parents, breast feeding instruction and pediatric mental health.
Stephanie C. Altamura, D.O.
Dr. Altamura was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. She attended Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Dance and Biology. She then attended Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, AZ and completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She has a special interest in pediatric sports medicine. She relocated to Fresno in 2016 after spending a year practicing general pediatrics in Phoenix, AZ with her father who is also a pediatrician.
Laurie S. Dahlberg, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.
Laurie is a native of Fresno. As a registered nurse, she practiced in many areas of Valley Children's Hospital, including the Cardiology Department and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She joined our practice in 2001, and her interests include adolescent medicine, mental health, and nutrition. She spends the rest of her time with her three children, and her husband, Craig. She loves to spend time with her family, especially at the beach. Together they enjoy biking, games, and photography.
Karen E. Segovia, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.
Karen is a native of Fresno County. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she worked as a registered nurse (R.N.) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (N.I.C.U.) and Transport Team at Valley Children’s Hospital. She had practiced pediatrics as a nurse practitioner at Fresno Children’s Medical Group from 1993 to 2005 and returned to the practice in 2013. Karen has cared for others through various mission opportunities. She and her husband, Phil, have three adult children, Brandon, Zach, and Chloe. She enjoys running, hiking, skiing, biking and kayaking, in addition to traveling, gardening and music.
Natasha Jno Baptiste, M.S.N., F.N.P-B.C.
Natasha was born in the British Virgin Islands then came to the United States to further her college career. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in nursing at Florida Atlantic University. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner she worked as a pediatric nurse at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. Natasha relocated to Fresno the summer of 2016 with her husband Burns, and children Inari and River, where they enjoy being in the great outdoors and exploring nature.