Our Leadership Team

Swati Gopalan, RN, BSN, PHN

Owner / Administrator

Swati Gopalan is a compassionate and dedicated RN with over 15 years of patient care experience in hospice and home health care. She is specialized in caring elderly, dementia and are terminally ill patients who are either at home and cared by the loved ones or at nursing homes. Understands and adheres the code of ethics for nurses and works hard to provide optimum patient care. Compassionate educator for multidisciplinary team. Clinical judgment based on critical thinking to improve the quality of care. Comprehensive understanding for Health care regulations. She also offers counseling to individuals who have suffered a loss, typically the death of a loved one, in order to help the bereaved through the process of mourning and recovery. She offers counseling before death to help survivors cope with terminal illness and to healthcare staff after the death of a senior for whom they have worked.

Dr A. Mogasbe, MD

Medical Director

Dr. A. Mogasbe is a hospice medical director oversees and manages the hospice patients and medical staff in providing excellent inpatient, home care, and palliative services to patients. He oversees the medical care of Sunrise Hospice patients in their homes, nursing homes, assisted living communities and personal care homes. In addition, he consults with patients' attending physicians, supervise Sunrise Hospice team physicians, guide staff and volunteers, and serve as a resource to practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals on the benefits of hospice care for patients and their families. He is also a general practitioner practicing in Los Gatos, CA. Dr. Mogasbe typically have regular, even life-long patients who they provide health care services to. Dr. Mogasbe provides services including physical exams, immunizations, and diagnosing and treating multiple illnesses and injuries. General practitioners typically work in private offices and clinics and have staffs of nurses and administrators.

Sandra Gavney, RN

Director of Patient Care Services

Sandra is a Registered Nurse licensed in California. She has 20+ years experience as Director of Patient Care services and nursing care for elderly and care coordination. She specializes in Client Care Management, Hospice and Pelliative care, Spiritual Care, Alternate Health Care, Stress Management and treating patients with Chronic Health Conditions. She is also owner of Five Start Alternative Nursing , an assisted living housing that services for patients ages 55+.

Joseph Choi

Spiritual Counselor/Bereavement Coordinator

Joseph Choi is a Spiritual Counselor and Bereavement Coordinator for Hospice for more than 5 years. He holds Masters in Divinity Degree and bachelor degree in Christian Witness Theology Seminary.

Hung Nguyen

Medical Social Worker

Hung Nguyen has over 11 years of experience as Medical Social Worker, especially in Hospice Care. He holds MS degree in Social Work. He provides Crisis intervention, Offers Counseling, Advocates for patients to obtain appropriate benefits information and referral and Follow up with social services (housing, Outreach, Meal on Wheal, and IHSS)

Santos Garcia

Hospice Aide / Home Maker

Santos Garcia is an experienced California certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and a Certified Hospice Home Health Aide (HHA). She is trained to provide personal care to patients in their own home environment for hospice patients. She has been providing services for Hospice and Home health over 15 years in Bay Area. She is also a well trained Restorative Nursing Assistant and extensive knowledge in patient care and customer service.

Sonal Dubey

Occupational Therapist

Sonal Dubey holds BS in Occupational Therapy and is a Neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) certified OT. She has over 16 years of experience including long term rehab, acute and sub-acute rehab, adult outpatient care, home health and hospice. She is the owner of APEX Health Care Services (Home Health) and is working with patients in Bay Area.

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