Meet the Doctors



Rene Bravo, M.D., F.A.A.P.

I consider it a great privilege to serve the medical needs of the most important people in your lives, your precious children. As a pediatrician, I especially enjoy the honest (often adorable) interactions with my young patients. And especially meaningful are the deep and great relationships that develop through the years…
 Read More »

Sasha Szytel, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Welcome to Bravo Pediatrics, and my personal homepage. I understand that choosing a pediatrician is a big decision, and would like to take this opportunity to share some of my background and practice style…  
Read More »

Sharon Watson, M.D., F.A.A.P.

I joined the team at Bravo Pediatrics in 2009. I am absolutely delighted to be a part of Bravo Pediatrics and have the opportunity to serve the families of San Luis Obispo County. Growing up, I always knew I was going to be a pediatrician… 
Read More »

Michelle Auran, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Welcome to Bravo Pediatrics, and my personal homepage. As a pediatrician, I believe my role is to help my patients and their parents follow their path to health. This includes not only navigating the bumps and bruises all children have in their path through childhood, but also preventative care as well as reinforcing a lifestyle of healthy diet and exercise… 
Read More »


Kellie Acosta, PA-C

Welcome to Bravo Pediatrics! My impetus to return to medicine was initiated by my own children and community.  After college, I worked and lived in a small town on Hawaii, both in a pediatric office and in homes as a labor/postpartum assistant.
Read More »

Alison Borgsmiller, MSN, FNP-BC

I consider it an honor to serve as a member of our local medical community. I first realized my true calling in life was to become a nurse with the birth of my nephew. I began my journey to become a Registered Nurse at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Nursing…
Read More »