Established out of the visible needs in the Bakersfield community, the director of CSF Surgery and founder CSF Medical Non-Profit Foundation, Karla Terrazas, eager to make medical procedures accessible and affordable to everyone regardless of their background, social or legal status started CSF Medical Non-Profit Foundation. Karla sought out to build a network of
medical providers that subscribed to supporting efforts to reduce medical rates to a marginal cost.
Our partner network of hospitals and surgery centers include; Dignity Health, Mercy and Memorial Hospital, Adventist Health of Bakersfield, Delano Regional Medical Center, Bakersfield Heart Hospital and Bakersfield Specialist Surgical Center.
Since its inception, CSF has arranged more than 33 donated or low-cost surgeries, deterring an estimated 82% in medical charges for uninsured patients; and expanded its network of specialty medical provider to include surgical procedures in the area of: General Surgery, Gynecology,
Urology, Gastroenterologist, Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedics, Podiatry,
Hematology/Oncology, Otolaryngology, and Ophthalmology.
Services offered through
CSF Medial Non-Profit foundation include:
♦ Reduced or no-cost assistance for required medical surgical procedures
♦ Reduced or no-cost access to Specialty Care Services
♦ Patient Advocacy Services
♦ Preventative Reproductive Health Education Awareness to adolescents
and young adults
♦ Gynecological Health Awareness and Screenings
♦ Male Wellness Supportive Services
♦ Health and Wellness Prevention
♦ Senior Health and Wellness Prevention
♦Annual Community Health Fair
♦ Community Health Resources and Referrals