Dr. Sandro Bacchelli
The founding physician of La Clinique Soleil / Hollywood Medical Clinic, is a Board-Certified Family Medicine physician who is internationally known and speaks five languages. Dr. Bacchelli has over 20 years’ experience in family medicine, is accessible to his patients and families and is heavily involved in communicating with patients, families, case managers, insurance companies and referring specialists. In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Bacchelli holds a Master of Science in Public Health with an emphasis in epidemiology.
Jennifer M. Ridenoure, MMS, PA-C
Jennifer is currently our Board Certified Family Medicine PA-C. Jennifer sees both adult and pediatric patients, performs physical exams, diagnoses and treats illnesses, orders and interprets lab tests, performs medical procedures, prescribes medications, and provides patient education and counseling. She speaks fluent Spanish.
A south Florida native, Jennifer earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Nova Southeastern University in 2002. Jennifer was a collegiate athlete at NSU, where she received All-American Honors as a softball player and was named the Female Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2002. Jennifer was inducted into the NSU Athletic Hall of Fame in the Class of 2010, and is currently a member of the NSU Athletic Advisory Council.
Continuing her educational pursuits, Jennifer completed her Physician Assistant training at NSU and graduated with Honors in 2005, earning another Bachelor’s in Physician Assistant Studies, and a Master’s in Medical Science. She is a member of Pi Alpha, the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants, the Florida Academy of PAs, and American Academy of PAs. Jennifer is a Florida Licensed PA and board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCAP).
Prior to joining La Clinique Soleil / Hollywood Medical Clinic, Jennifer worked in Family Medicine, as well as the field of asthma, allergy, and immunology. Jennifer is passionate about her patients and we are proud to have her as an integral part of our health care team.
Valerie A. Bonilla, MMS, PA-C
Valerie is board certified by the National Certifying Commission of Physician Assistants and licensed by the State of Florida. She provides both primary care and urgent care services at our clinic. She also speaks Spanish fluently.
As a graduate of Florida International University, Valerie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Science with minors in chemistry and psychology in 2010. To further her medical education and training, Valerie completed emergency medical technician (EMT) training and biomedical science graduate coursework at Florida Atlantic University.
Valerie graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University with a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2014. Upon her PA certification, Valerie has been a proud team member here at Hollywood Medical Clinic / La Clinique Soleil providing compassionate health care to patients of all ages.