Z MD Sleep Center in Redding, California
The Z MD doctors and staff personally evaluate you and provide a thorough diagnosis and optimal treatment options. Shasta Critical Care and Z MD are dedicated to serving the community and providing a superior level of care.
Dr. Rafael Lupercio joined Shasta Critical Care in 2002. His experience as an assistant professor at UC Davis for 3 years coupled with his 3-year fellowship in Pulmonology and Critical Care distinguishes him with the knowledge, skill, and expertise to diagnose and treat patients with a myriad of medical conditions. His generous nature combined with his dedication to advancing the medical industry has defined his career, and his experience in sleep medicine brings a valuable perspective to Z MD. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Lupercio is also a respected speaker, an avid soccer player and fan, and a musician.
Dave Akins, RPSGT
Dave Akins, brings 25 years of experience in sleep medicine to the practice. He is experienced in scoring and evaluating sleep studies as well as improving outcomes by helping patients calmly acclimate to the sleep study environment. Dave Akins knowledge of sleep medicine practices, treatment options, and physician interpretation of data brings another level of expertise to the practice. Integrating years of professional study with hands-on experience in sleep medicine, he is a respected and accomplished member of the Z MD team.
Lynn Holmquist, FNP/PA
Lynn Holmquist, Physician Assistant, joined our pulmonary team in November, 2012 after six years in Family Practice and Urgent Care. As a lifelong asthmatic, Lynn has always had a special interest in pulmonary medicine. She is a 2006 graduate of UC Davis FNP/PA Family and Community Medicine Program. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has received extensive post graduate training in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. In her spare time she enjoys running, paddle-boarding, paddle-board yoga, kayaking, trailer camping, and devouring suspense novels.