Meet Our Health Professionals
Dr. Lydia Elias has been practicing Pediatric medicine since 2005. She graduated from UCSF-Fresno Pediatric Residency and is board certified in Pediatrics. She is also on Clinical Faculty at Western University of Health Sciences Medical School.
Dr. Elias is on the medical staff of both Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center.
Dr. Elias has more than 10 years of pediatric practice experience. she is well versed in all areas of pediatrics and has a special interest in Child Behavior and Development. She is the Founder of the fast growing Practice Lighthouse Pediatrics in 2011.
Now that she is married and has 4 young children, she is excited to be a mother and a pediatrician where she is able to relate to her patients better.
Dr. Elias also speaks Spanish, and she works hard to accommodate every patients’ healthcare needs, by being available and more educational.
Marina Gatas N.P.
Marina Moussa, MSN-FNP, BSN, RN, earned her B.A. in psychology from CSULA in 2013, a B.S. in Nursing from California Baptist University in 2015 and her MSN of science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from CBU in 2018. While attending CBU for her masters, Marina trained and volunteered at various pediatric, family, and women’s health clinics through out the south bay area as well as did her preceptorship at Children’s hospital of Orange County (CHOC).
Meanwhile, Marina worked at LAC+USC Medical Center as a NICU Nurse before earning her FNP degree. Marina really enjoys working with the pediatric population and hopes to share that passion with her patients and their families.
In her spare time, Marina enjoys traveling, hiking, and serving in her church community. Marina is married and has one child. She is also fluent in Arabic. She is very blessed and excited to be part of the Lighthouse Pediatrics Family and is proud to work with such a fantastic team.