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Dr. Matthew Abinante

Dr. Matt practices comprehensive primary care in the Direct Primary Care model which allows him to focus on his patients’ needs without worrying about meeting meaningless requirements set by insurance companies and Medicare.

Dr. Matt received his DO and MPH from Touro University in Vallejo, CA and completed his residency training at PIH Health Hospital in Downey, CA. He is a board-certified Family Physician.

Dr. Matt had a few health issues when he was younger and got to work with several doctors that became role models to him. He loves working with people and is fascinated by the human body. Family medicine allows him to follow in the footsteps of his role models in providing excellent care while working with people of all ages in their quest for good health.

Dr. Matt lives in Huntington Beach with his wife, Chelsea, and their three daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family whether it's at the beach, his parents’ house in Sacramento or with his wife’s family in San Diego. He also loves spending time on his grandparent’s ranch in Idaho.

Ivette Adame

Front Office Assistant/Ultrasound Technician

Ivette has been in the medical field since 2012. She has worked everything from urgent care, family practice, hospitals, to mobile Ultrasound companies. Her work has allowed her to travel all of California for work. She is now overjoyed to join our team here at Elevated Health.

Ivette knew she wanted to be an ultrasound technologist the moment she saw her younger sister up on the ultrasound monitor when she was 15 years old. In pursuit of her dream, she graduated from a Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. She completed her training at Bellflower medical center in the city of Bellflower.

Ivette lives in Garden Grove with her Husband, Mark. In her spare time, she loves spending time in Laguna Hills visiting her parents and younger siblings. She also has a passion for music (mostly Raggae) and loves to see live bands with her husband. 

Danny Gutierrez

Registered Nurse

Danny received two Associate Degrees from Cerritos College, CA, in the fields of Nursing and Communication Studies. Education is a lifelong journey for Danny. He is currently working on his Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing (BSN) at The University of Texas at Arlington, TX.

Healthcare has always been his calling. He started 7 years ago as a Medical Assistant and now has entered this new chapter of his life as a Registered Nurse. He takes this proverb with him, “Do what you can see yourself doing in a world where money didn’t exist.” That world is healthcare, Nursing.

Danny currently resides in Norwalk with his wife. In his spare time, Danny is dedicated to his church, taking on the leadership roles of minister, youth leader and lead musician. On any given day he can get a smile from you with his impressive Stitch character voice.

Daniel Zike

Office Manager

Daniel has been a medical assistant for nearly 6 years. He has worked in rural health centers, urgent cares and now a direct primary care office. Before joining Elevated Health, he was a Clinical Services Supervisor for a chain of urgent cares across Orange County. He is currently pursuing his Bachelors in Healthcare Administration at CSU Long Beach.

 Daniel currently lives in Belmont Shore, Long Beach with his fiancé Shannon and their two fur babies, Detective Mittens and Haydes. Before moving to Southern California, Daniel has lived in Redding, CA and Roseville, CA. He prefers the weather down here in Southern California, and has no plans of leaving. His fiancé and him are set to be married in San Marcos, CA on July 26th, 2018.

Fun fact about Daniel, when he was a kid, he had a pet bull-frog he raised from a pollywog. His name was Homer. Be sure to ask him about it sometime!


Dr. Stephanie Jacobs, PHD


Dr. Steph has a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Purdue University. She has worked in university counseling, primary medical care, cancer treatment, and in private practice. Her areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, PTSD, death/dying/bereavement, chronic pain, and chronic health issues. She will help you develop effective coping strategies, manage chronic health conditions, and improve your quality of life. Dr. Steph is passionate about her work and looks forward to meeting you!