Ulrike Sujansky, M.D.

Dr. Sujansky was born in Germany, but came to the United States as a small child.  She grew up in the outskirts of Washington, D.C., before attending college at Harvard University and graduating Summa Cum Laude.  Dr. Sujansky came to the Bay Area to attend medical school at Stanford University and then went on to complete her Internal Medicine residency program at Stanford as well. 

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After completing her medical training, Dr. Sujansky started practicing medicine in San Mateo in 1997 and has been treating the people of the community ever since.  In 2007, she completed acupuncture training at the Helms Medical Institute, which is affiliated with UCLA and Stanford University,  and began providing acupuncture treatments for her patients as well.  She currently is also the medical director at the Stratford Senior Living Community in San Mateo as well as at the Palm Villas memory care facility in Redwood City.

Dr. Sujansky is married and has two sons, born in 2000 and 2003.  She loves to spend her free time by skiing at Kirkwood, sharing good meals with friends and family, and trying desperately to keep up with her two growing boys.

Professional Associations:

  •  American College of Physicians

  •  San Mateo County Medical Association

  •  California Medical Association

  •  American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

  •  Private Practice Doctors of the Peninsula ( founding member)

  •  Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1997, recertified in 2007


  •  Fluent in German, English, and Spanish

  •  Conversant in French

  •  Working knowledge of Arabic

Shawna Guzman, Office Manager, Patient Membership Coordinator

Shawna was born and raised in the Bay Area.  She has been working for us as a medical assistant and an office manager since 2004.  A self-described “soccer-mom” and “baseball-mom,” she spends most of her free time chasing after her two young children.  In her free time, she cheers on the Giants and 49ers, and spends most vacations at Disneyland.



Michelle Martinez, Medical Assistant

Michelle was born and raised in Redwood City, but obtained her Medical Assistant degree while living in Florida for a year and a half.  She played soccer with great passion for 11 years, is still a huge 49ers football fan, and has an ongoing interest in music production.  She has been with our practice since the summer of 2013.




Barbara Grove, Medical File Clerk

Barbara was born in Washington, DC, but moved to the Bay Area as a child.  She has been working in the health care field for 40 years, both as a radiology technician and as a hospital file clerk.  Barbara joined our practice in early 2008.  Barbara loves music, dancing, and photography, but her true passion is for See’s Candies.