Barbara A. Hrach M.D. FACP

  • Dr. Hrach earned her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1992.
  • Dr. Hrach has been involved in research projects at institutions such as Harvard University and the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Dr. Hrach was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1995 and maintains certification through CPDP.
  • Dr. Hrach was elected into fellowship of the American College of Physicians in April 2005.

Virginia Pagenkopf F.N.P.

  • Virgina Diaz Pagenkopf (Vicky) is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).
  • She graduated from UCLA in 2009.
  • A Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse who has advance education and training. Nurse Practitioners can provide similar care as a Physician.
  • Vicky has lived in Santa Barbara County for over 30 years and she feels blessed to be able to work in this community since first entering the medical field.

Sawyer B. Haig, D.O.

  • Dr. Haig earned his undergraduate degree from Williams College in 2000, his post-baccalaureate pre-medical certificate from Mills College in 2005 and pursued his medical training at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Dr. Haig came to Santa Barbara in 2012 to embark on his Internal Medicine Residency at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital where he focused on inpatient and outpatient primary care. 
  • Following his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2015, he joined Sansum Clinic in Santa Barbara, where he spent six years caring for community members as an Internal Medicine Physician practicing primary care and hospital medicine.  As part of his commitment to the Santa Barbara community, he remains on the staff of Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital.
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Karen Goyal, PA

Karen Goyal is a nationally certified Physician Assistant and licensed with the Physician Assistant Board of California.

A Physician Assistant works interdependently with physicians to provide diagnostic and therapeutic patient care.

Karen earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from UCLA in 2004, then graduated from Saint Louis University Physician Assistant Program in 2008 with a Master of Medical Science.

Karen’s previous experience includes family practice and urgent care.


Our Mission is clear:  Balance the most up to date medical practice and modern technology with the time-honored values of compassion, empathy and respect, to deliver the best possible primary health care to our patients in a caring and accessible environment.

40Years of Experience
1Telemedicine Exam Room
100Feet from Cottage Hospital
3Knowledgeable medical professionals

40 combined years of outpatient Internal Medicine experience in Santa Barbara.


Medical professionals certified by their respective national organizations.


Beautiful office across the street from Cottage Hospital and Pueblo Radiology.


Medical professionals trained at highly respected medical institutions.


Medical professionals who care about your health and well-being.


Telehealth visits, MD accessibility via text, email or phone.


At Santa Barbara Doctors, we are committed to providing you with the best health experience possible. To learn more about our team, health plans, and services, or to schedule a complimentary consultation, contact us today!