Meet Our Team
L. Sandy Hughes
L. Sandy, Hughes, MD
L. Sandy, Hughes, MD, FACOG has been with Muir OB/Gyn since 1987. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and completed his residency training at the Harbor/UCLA Medical Center. He graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with Honors. At Muir OB/Gyn he specializes in pregnancy care, including high risk pregnancies, infertility, and provides gynecologic care both in the office and operating room, specializing in minimally invasive surgical procedures including Robotic Surgery utilizing the da Vinci system. When he is not at work he is frequently found rehearsing or performing in various ensembles, singing, or playing the bass or trombone.
Gerald F. Katz
Gerald F. Katz, MD, FACOG
Gerald F. Katz, MD, FACOG joined Muir OB/GYN Medical Group after completing his residency at the University of Arizona Health Science Center. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biological Sciences and Economics. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the Chicago Medical School. Dr. Katz provides routine ob/gyn care as well as high-risk obstetrical care, menopause management, infertility evaluation, and performs advanced gynecological surgery including robotic surgery. Dr. Katz enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons as well as cheering on the California Golden Bears.
Nadine B. Hanna
Nadine B. Hanna, MD, FACOG
Nadine B. Hanna, MD, FACOG has been with Muir OB/Gyn since 2001. Dr. Hanna received her Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and completed her residency at the University of California, Davis. She graduated from McGill University, Montreal, Canada with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. Dr. Hanna is one of three doctors that perform deliveries and care for high and low risk pregnancies. She also provides comprehensive gynecologic care to all age groups including minimally invasive gynecological surgeries. Dr. Hanna believes in building a collaborative relationship with patients based on good communication and mutual respect. In her free time Dr. Hanna can be found at soccer games, music classes or gymnastics with her three young daughters.
RN, MS, FNP
Linda Fung-Shui, RN, MS, FNP
Linda Fung-Shui, RN, MS, FNP is a Certified Nurse Midwife who has been with Muir OB/Gyn since 2005. She is a member of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International. Linda graduated from Samuel Merritt College with a Master's of Science in Nursing and is Board Certified in Advance Practice Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from the UCSF Midwife program in 2014. At Muir OB/Gyn Linda enjoys performing vaginal deliveries, providing prenatal care, working in the field of Women's Health, and is an advocate in emphasizing the importance of health promotion and prevention of diseases. She is an educator who enjoys providing resources to women, including teens, pregnant and elder population. Additionally, she was a Certified Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. In her free time Linda can be found spending time with her family and Shih Tzu, "Gizmo" and enjoying the outdoors.
Mindy Plotkin, DO, FACOG
Mindy Plotkin, DO, FACOG, has been an OB/GYN in the Bay Area since 2001. For the past 15 years, she practiced at Highland Hospital as a member of OakCare Medical Group in Oakland. Dr. Plotkin graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and received her Doctor of Osteopathy from the University of North Texas, Fort Worth Science Center.
She completed her residency in 2001 at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. At Muir OB/Gyn she will be providing prenatal care for both high and low risk pregnancies. She also will be providing routine office gynecologic care, including contraception, family planning and menopausal care. When not at work, she enjoys running and spending time with her husband and two teenage sons.
Emily Cruz, FNP
Emily Cruz is a Brentwood resident and California native, who received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. She went on to become an assistant in a physical therapy office, and later worked as a medical scribe at an ENT clinic. Shortly after, she was accepted into the nursing program at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, and received a Master’s Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified in Family Practice by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, yet specializes in Women’s Health. When not working, Emily enjoys traveling, playing sports, and spending time with her husband, young daughter, and 4 pets.