"Dr. Jan Mensink is a Family Practice physician who is Board Certified with the American Board of Family Medicine. He also has tens of thousands of hours of training and experience in Emergency Medicine and Neuro-surgery in Southern California, including San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield, California. In 2010, Dr. Mensink made the decision to become a “Concierge Physician,” and provide Direct-Pay medical care to Bakersfield. In the summer of 2015, Dr. Mensink was honored by being named to the faculty of Western University of Health Sciences as Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine. Dr. Mensink was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and attended medical school in Edmonton, Alberta, at one of Canada’s top ranked schools. He then moved quickly into a Family Practice Residency at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida, where he received his certification and license in Family Medicine. For many years he worked in Emergency Rooms in a variety of hospitals in Southern California. He spent approximately 30,000 hours providing Emergency Room Medicine in both “rich” and “poor” sections of Los Angeles. In this setting he has seen and treated a tremendous variety of problems, illnesses, and traumas. He may not have “seen it all,” but he has seen most of it. He also spent almost 5 years in Neurosurgery Residency and has been working in that specialty here in Bakersfield since the year 2000."
"The Practice is a pre-paid membership medical office. We do not bill insurance companies, so our office expenses are much lower than other doctor offices. A membership is affordable, and there are family discounts available. At The Practice, you and your family can see your doctor as often as you need to get and stay healthy."