Millions of Americans suffer from allergies, nasal congestion, ear pain, and other related conditions that affect their quality of life. Our goal is to help alleviate your suffering through effective, minimally invasive treatment options that are tailored just for you. We specialize in offering the most innovative treatments in the South Bay for allergies, sinus, ears, neck, and throat conditions in a friendly and sophisticated environment.
Rather than just treating your symptoms, we get to the root of the problem through a series of conversations before we can recommend a treatment plan. With ENT conditions, you typically have three types of options: medicines, in-office treatments (minor procedures), and minimally invasive surgeries (operating room). When multiple options are available, we’ll work with you to choose the one that will best fit your needs.
Dr. Steven Davis
BCI Founder & Medical Director
Dr. Davis is a Southern California native who specializes in ear, nose, and throat conditions. He is the Founder and Medical Director of Breathe Clear Institute, where he collaborates with the rest of our medical team.Read Full Bio
Dr. Joseph Kuderko
ENT Doctor, Sinus & Allergy Specialist
Dr. Kuderko is an ear, nose, and throat doctor originally from Chicago’s North Shore. He specializes in sinus and allergy conditions.Read Full Bio
Dr. Keith Hurvitz
Dr. Hurvitz is a Southern California native who is board certified in Plastic surgery and Otolaryngology. He specializes in rhinoplasty, facial cosmetic surgery, and body contouring procedures.Read Full Bio
Amrita Desai, PA-C attended UC Davis where she majored in Physiology and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. She relocated to Los Angeles after college to pursue a career in business. She later joined the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center where she was involved in academic research for breast, liver, and head and neck cancers. Amrita graduated from the University of Washington’s MEDEX Physician Assistant program with a Master of Clinical Health Services degree. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed in the state of California. She is a member of the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery and American Academy of Physician Assistants. Amrita enjoys photography and hiking with her terrier mix Cricket.
Erin Shishido, PA-C is a Physician’s Assistant. She attended UCLA and earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology before completing her graduate work in Nevada, receiving a Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Erin is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed in the state of California. She is a member of the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants. In her spare time, she’s a true sports fan who loves to work out and go to concerts.
Trisha grew up in Hacienda Heights, CA and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at UCLA. She later went back to school to become a nurse and after 4 years of nursing experience, she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from California State University, Long Beach. As a Registered Nurse Practitioner, Trisha loves working at Breathe Clear Institute because everyone is so friendly and willing to help. In her spare time, Trisha enjoys reading up on anything sports related, playing basketball, watching football, and attending Lakers games!
Leslie is the Practice Administrator at the The Breathe Clear Institute. She recently moved from Lexington, Kentucky where she was the Practice Manager for the University of Kentucky Department of Otolaryngology. Leslie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Kentucky. She enjoys talking to patients and hearing how the Breathe Clear Institute has improved their quality of life. When she’s not working, Leslie enjoys spending time with her family, painting, visiting National Parks and going to the beach.
Front Office Manager
Becky is the manager of our front office. She attended El Camino College before transferring to Bryman College, where she graduated as a Certified Medical Assistant. She has worked in several different specialties including pediatrics, geriatrics and orthopedics, while also spending a number of years working in urgent care. Becky is a happy and energetic mother of four wonderful children. She enjoys helping people and has been in the medical field for her entire career.
Ricshallet “Shay” Simes
New Patient Coordinator
Shay attended Everest College in Gardena where she received her medical assistant certification. In her spare time she likes to be with her daughter, go to the movies and hang out with family and friends. She also enjoys going to the beach and swimming.
Rosalyn was born in Washington State and moved to the South Bay in 2008. She obtained her Medical Assistant Certificate at Torrance Adult School in 2014. She is currently going to Los Angeles Harbor College to obtain her nursing degree. Outside of work, she enjoys going to the beach, hanging out with family and friends, and cooking at home.
Patricia was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She studied at Everest College in Gardena where she received her medical assistant certificate in 2011. Since graduating from Everest College, Patricia has been working in the ENT field. During her free time, she loves being a full time mom and enjoys spending time with her family.
Lisa grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana - home of Purdue University. She recently moved to downtown Long Beach from San Jose, CA. She has been in California for 18 months and absolutely loves it. During her free time, Lisa loves anything outside to do with nature and adventure including biking, hiking, going to the beach or concerts.
Edith is dedicated to giving our patients the very best care. She attended Everest College where she received her medical assistant certificate. She is a Southern California native and is now raising her own family here. She enjoys relaxing with her daughters and listening to music.
Rosalynn is a native Californian who grew up in Carson. She received her certification as a medical assistant and X-ray technician from the American College of Medical Technology. Rosalynn has two kids and enjoys camping, bike riding and going to drive-in movies.
Born and raised in San Pedro, CA, Angelina attended San Pedro High, and has worked in the medical field for the past 10 years. She takes pride in a high-quality office, and enjoys meeting friendly patients. When she is not here at the Breathe Clear Institute, Angelina loves to spend time hiking, going on long walks, and going to the beach with her daughter.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Gladys was born in Toronto but moved to Southern California where she grew up. She attended Orange Coast College. After her two children started school, she enrolled at Cal State Fullerton and became a certified optician. Gladys has been working in clinical research since 2001, and she absolutely loves it! She obtained her clinical research coordinator certification through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She has two horses and competes in team penning and ranch sorting.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Candice is from Long Beach, CA, where she currently resides. She is studying to earn a bachelor of science degree in Psychology. She loves the people she works with at Breathe Clear Institute, and enjoys the friendly staff who are always willing to lend a hand. When Candice is not working or studying, she enjoys snowboarding, surfing, hiking, and traveling.