As a board-certified family practitioner, Dr. Shen specializes in providing the highest level of quality routine and urgent medical care for the entire family. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside. From there, he attended Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee where he earned his medical degree in May of 1995. Dr. Shen then returned to Southern California for his three year Family Medicine residency training at University of Southern California (USC) LA County Hospital/Whittier Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident. He worked for eight years in a busy family medicine/urgent care clinic caring for children and adults before beginning Live Well Family Medicine Center in September 2007.
Dr. Shen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice and a member of the California Academy of Family Practice and the American Medical Association. His interest is providing highly personal care that goes beyond simply providing medications for illness. His nutritional culinary teaching series gives patients hands-on training on food for better living and health.
Nicole Shweiri, M.D.
Dr. Nicole Shweiri finished her residency training at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in 1999. She earned her bachelor degree in biopsychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara and went on to do her medical school training at Albany Medical College in New York. Dr. Shweiri is board certified in both family medicine as well as urgent care medicine. She is an active member of the American Academy of Family Practice. The community feel and diverse culture of this city are why Dr. Shweiri has called Long Beach her home for the past 8 years. She makes frequent trips to the High Sierras where she practiced for several months at the rural hospital in Mammoth Lakes. Dr. Shweiri enjoys providing quality health care to the entire family with a special interest in women’s health care.
Rebecca Young, D.O.
Dr. Young finished her residency training at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center after completing her osteopathic education at Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. She originally graduated from Scripps College with a film degree, believing she would be a documentary filmmaker. While filming a medical mission in Peru, however, she had a “lightbulb moment” that changed her career path. Since then, Dr. Young has delighted in pursuing health and teaching preventative care on medical trips to China, Jamaica, and Mexico. Dr. Young is board certified in family medicine and chose the specialty for its well-rounded nature that allows her to care for the whole family as well as the whole person.