Meet The Team

K. Mitchell Naficy, M.D.

Dr. Naficy is a Board Certified Family Physician with over 25 years of clinical experience. In 1985, he graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Microbiology and French Literature. In 1986, he enrolled at the Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. In 1990, he received his Medical Doctor degree. In 1991, Dr. Naficy completed his post graduate training at the University of Southern California Medical Center. In 1998, he completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center.

Dr. Naficy has served the San Juan Capistrano community since 2003. He is one of only handful of physicians in the state of California with expertise in mobilization of the unconscious and Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP). He will treat not just your symptoms but you as a whole person Dr. Naficy is a member of the California Medical Association, American Medical Association, and American Academy of Family Physicians.

Esther Watanabe

Esther Watanabe graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Microbiology. She then earned her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Emory University.

She has over 20 years of experience in aesthetic medicine and multiple non-surgical modalities using fillers, neurotoxins, lasers, radiofrequency, ultrasound, and nutrition.

Injectables are her true passion. Her goals are to enhance natural beauty and to slow down the aging process to help patients to feel more confident and empowered by their new appearance. She enjoys spending time with her son, gardening, scuba dive, and skiing.