Torrance ENT Clinic
The Most Innovative ENT Clinic, Doctors, & Staff In Torrance
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.
Our Approach to Care
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 E. 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. 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
Meet Our Team
Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
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.
Leslie is the Practice Administrator at 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.
Alex Ramirez Rojas
Alex is a medical assistant, and has been in the medical field for about 4 years now. He received his certification at American Career College. What he enjoys most about his job is helping patients achieve better health and knowing that they are satisfied with their care. Outside of work, Alex enjoys spending time with friends and family, as well as taking long walks with his dog, Cooper.
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.
Manuel Vargas Balerio
Manuel Vargas was born in Guadalajara, Mexico raised in Las Vegas, NV where he obtained his Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Certification through the National Health career Association. Outside of work he enjoys hanging around with family and friends and loves to travel.
Fabiola was born in Ensenada, raised in SoCal. She has been working as a Medical Assistant for the last 24 years. She enjoys interacting and helping patients. In her spare time, she loves to spoil her grandson, cook and relax at home.
Geraldine born in El Salvador and raised in Los Angeles. She attended Montes Health Care Collage in Gardena where she received her certificate for Medical Assisting. She has 3 years of experience in Allergy and ENT. Her hobbies are going on walks with her dog Oreo and working out.
Loisa Guerrero Kalasa
Clinical Operations Manager
Loisa migrated from the Philippine Islands at age 1 and was raised in Southern California. She remains fluent in her native tongue and can speak, read, and write in Tagalog. She practiced as an LVN for the first 8 years of her career. She then found her passion for Clinical Research where she has gained over 15 years of experience in Clinical Research Administration and Clinical Operations Management. Loisa’s favorite thing to do is create memories with her family, travel, and experience all the flavors of the world.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Olga was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and moved to Orange County in 1999. She has always been passionate in helping others and making a difference. Olga has worked in the medical field for 10 years. She enjoys outdoor activities, especially hiking, scuba diving, fishing and camping. Olga also provides caregiving services to all ages with different types of disabilities after work and on the weekends.
Surgery scheduler Jeffrey Basurto has been in the medical field for over 20 years. He attended Associated Technical College where he received his medical assistant certification. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, biking and snowboarding.
Front Office Receptionist
Krystine was born and raised in Torrance, California. She has always been a caring person and loves to help those in need. She Studied at Bryman College and received her medical assistant Certificate in 2000. She has been in the medical field for 22 years and has worked with various specialists throughout the years. In her spare time, she enjoys having some fun in the sun at the beach, pigging out on popcorn at the movies, going to the gym for rest and relaxation, fishing to free her mind, spending time with her family and taking daily walks with her favorite Siberian Husky Magenta.
Front Office Receptionist
Sasha was born in San Pedro, CA and raised in Torrance, CA. She is an energetic, happy, fun, and loving individual. She started in the medical field in High School working in the Athletic training room and continued as a Front Office Manager and Physical Therapist Aide at Torrance Physical Therapy for over ten years. Sasha enjoys playing various sports such as soccer, kickball, beach volleyball, and beach flag football. She currently plays in a co-ed beach kickball league where she has led her team to four championships. Sasha studied 3D Animation and Visual Effects and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Academy of Art University. After she clocks out, she loves spending time with her husband and family. She also enjoys creating animations and art through many different mediums. When the scrubs come off you can often find her at the beach watching the sunset.
Front Office Receptionist
Jenelle is an Arizona native who moved to the South Bay 12 years ago. She has been working in the medical field for 30 years and loves working with patients. She also enjoys hiking, beach days and spending time with family.
Susana is a Southern California native who obtained her Medical Assistant Certification through Kaplan College in Dallas, Texas. After relocating back to California, she has worked as a medical assistant in various specialties such as family practice, orthopedics, and ENT. Outside of work she enjoys reading, baseball games, and yearly trips with her family to Texas.