A Santa Maria native, Dr. Joseph Nunez, M.D., graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1989. After high school, he attended the University of Notre Dame, where he met his wife, Dottie. Dr. Nunez continued his education at UC San Diego School of Medicine in 1998 and graduated from the UCSD Pediatric Residency program in 2001. He joined PMG in 2002, and over the last twenty-five years, he has played a vital role in the success and growth of the practice. Dr. Nunez is board-certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and is fluent in Spanish. He is the father to four young adult children and has enjoyed helping them grow and navigate adulthood. Dr. Nunez lives an active lifestyle and enjoys traveling domestically. He loves hiking and exploring the outdoors, hoping to visit as many national parks as possible.