Our Providers:
The providers at CVOMG work together closely to manage your care, due to the nature of our practice your office visit may be scheduled with any of our providers. However, if you have a personal preference we will try to accommodate this if at all possible. Please note OB deliveries may be performed by any of our providers due to other deliveries and emergency situations outside of our control.
 
 

Tejinder S. Sandhu, MD
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada certify Dr. Sandhu as a specialist in women’s health care. After finishing residency training at McGill University in Montreal, Dr. Sandhu moved to the Fresno area in 1979 and has been in private practice ever since. He has privileges at all major area hospitals and is involved in various administrative committees at Community Regional Medical Centers concerning OB/GYN issues. He is happily married to Devinder and is the proud father of two. His son is an Orthopedic Surgeon and his daughter is a Psychiatrist. He loves spending time with his wonderful grandchildren and is an avid reader and loves traveling.







Kanwer R.S. Dhami, MD
Dr Dhami is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is originally from Kenya and immigrated to the US after high school. He attended the University of Illinois School of Medicine for both his medical school and his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been practicing in the Fresno area since 1998 and has probably delivered several thousand children since! Dr Dhami has a daughter and a son who are both in elementary school. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, mountain treks and playing squash!









Jeffrey Thomas, MD
Dr. Thomas is a Fresno native who graduated from the UCSF OB/GYN training program in 2001. He has been working at Community Regional Medical Center since that time providing service and education in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Dr. Thomas also chairs the quality patient safety committee and is involved with various medical staff activities.  He enjoys spending time with his wife, Heidi, and their three children and enjoys all of the outdoor activities that Fresno living affords.









Michael Illingworth, MD
Dr. Illingworth has been practicing in the Central Valley for over 20 years after training at UCSF/Fresno. A long beach native who attended California State University, Long Beach and then the Medical College of Wisconsin; he has made Fresno/Clovis his home. Dr. Illingworth is blessed with wonderful daughters, grandchildren, and an amazing wife. He is a high school football official on Friday nights in the fall and enjoys playing the guitar when not working. His professional interests include minimally invasive gynecological surgery in addition to comprehensive woman's healthcare and Obstetrics.








Julie Nicole MD
Dr Nicole is originally from Quebec City, Canada. She has been living in the United States since 1995. She completed medical school and residency at the University of Vermont before moving to California. She is a board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has clinical interests in minimally invasive gynecology and transgender medicine. Her husband, Drew, is a critical care nurse and they have two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and knitting.









Ayesha Ali NP
Ayesha Ali immigrated to the United States 18 years ago from Pakistan. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Public Health Nursing from California State University, Fresno in 2005. She choose to specialize in her nursing career by pursuing a Master’s of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2014, with high honors from the University of Phoenix in Sacramento. Ayesha is a member of Sigma Theta Thau. She is an AANP Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Prior to becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, Ayesha was a Labor and Delivery and High-risk Antepartum Registered Nurse at Community Regional Medical Centers in Fresno for 10 years. She is a mother of two teenagers and enjoys spending her free time relaxing with her children and family.







Kim Morris, NP
Kim Morris is a nurse practitioner specializing in the care of women in all stages on life. She has been working with Dr. Sandhu and Dr. Dhami for over 10 years.












Lorraine Farkas, CNM
Lorraine Farkas graduated from California State University, Fresno in 1978 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and Public Health Nursing. Prior to graduating as an OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner and completing her Certified Nurse Midwifery training in 1993, Lorraine has extensive experience in women’s health care including public health nursing, childbirth education and over 10 years’ experience as a labor and delivery nurse.