The Perfect Team


Armand Hernandez, M.D.

Dr. Armand Hernandez graduated from Occidental College in 1972. He attended Medical School at the University of California, Los Angeles graduating in1976, followed by completing a three year pediatric residency program in Honolulu, Hawaii. After twelve years of practicing pediatrics in Hawaii, he moved with his family to Modesto, California and established his current pediatric practice. He is Board Certified in pediatrics and has hospital privileges at Memorial Medical Center and Doctor's Medical Center. His goal is to keep the children of the Central Valley healthy and happy, and to provide them with the best medical care available. In his free time, Dr. Hernandez enjoys mentoring college students through the Pathway Program in the Modesto area to help them get into four-year universities. 


Bevin Machado, Office Manager

Bevin's career in the medical field started over 20 years ago in physical therapy and chiropractic care. She began her journey with Dr. Hernandez in 1999, when her first child was an infant. Bevin's family has since grown, with family being her main focus. She and her husband like to entertain and love trips to the coast. Her love for her profession, and most importantly, for her patients has made it a joy to go to work every day.  She says,  "The best part is seeing our patients grow up and bring their babies to us."


Kim Heister, Medical Assistant 

Kim has been Dr. Hernandez's medical assistant for over thirteen years and has over 20 years experience in the medical field.  She began her career in pediatrics and fell in love with working with babies and children. One of her patients even gave her the nickname "Owie" girl. Kim loves to entertain and spend time with her family and friends. When she isn't in the office, you will often find her with her family at a baseball game.