Welcome to Central Coast Chest Consultants

Specialists in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Central Coast Chest Consultants, a group of board certified physicians specializing in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, has served San Luis Obispo County patients for over 25 years.  Our team of physicians brings an extensive body of knowledge and experience to provide expert, compassionate medical care to each and every one of our patients.

Our family of doctors also includes Dr. Gayle Cekada, board certified in Internal Medicine, who focuses on preventive care and is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of common as well as complex conditions and illnesses.  Like her colleagues, she takes great pride in providing excellent patient care.

Our professional team is enhanced by our Physician’s Assistant Dave Anderson, PA-C and Nurse Practitioner Sharon Puita, RN, MSN, ANP. Dave and Sharon work closely with the physicians as they assist in the management of pulmonary and sleep conditions.

We have a knowledgeable and friendly staff available to answer questions and assist patients with scheduling, insurance and other matters.

We look forward to serving you.

Meet our team of certified health care providers


Dr. Mark Soll – M.D., F.C.C.P.
Doctor Mark Soll earned his undergraduate degree at University of California, Los Angeles. He received a B.A. in Microbiology graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Soll went on to the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine earning his Doctorate of Medicine.
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Dr. Laura Lubrasky

Dr. Laura Lubarsky – M.D., F.C.C.P.
Dr. Laura A. Lubarsky attended the University of California at Berkeley, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1985 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Physiology. She attended medical school at the University of Southern California earning her MD degree and graduating Alpha Omega Alpha in 1989.
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Dr. Thomas Vendegna – M.D., F.C.C.P.
Dr Thomas Vendegna attended the University of Illinois graduating Summa cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science, Biology. He went on to Washington University earning his Doctorate of Medicine graduating Alpha Omega Alpha.

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dr. mike ryan

Dr. Mike Ryan – M.D., F.C.C.P.
Dr Michael Ryan earned his Bachelor of Arts and Chemistry at the University of Virginia in 1992. He went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia graduating Alpha Omega Alpha in 1997.
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dr. ross michel

Dr. Ross Michel – M.D., F.C.C.P.
Dr. Ross Michel earned his Bachelor of Science degree in December of 1996 at Duke University in Durham North Carolina then went on to Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine earning his Doctor of Medicine in May of 2002.

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Dr. Reagle

Dr. G. Zacharia Reagle, D.O.
Dr. Zach Reagle graduated in 1995 with his Bachelor of Science degree and in 2000 with his Master of Science degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD.

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Dr. Gayle Cekada

Dr. Gayle Cekada – M.D.
Doctor Gayle S. Cekada earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California Santa Barbara in June of 1989. Dr Cekada went on to attend Tulane University School of Medicine earning her MD in June of 1994.
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Dave Anderson, PA-C
Dave received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Sciences from Saint Francis College in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

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Sharon Puita

Sharon L. Puita, RN, MSN, ANP-C
Sharon Puita attended Ventura College where she earned an Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies; she continued her studies at Ventura College earning an Associate of Science in Nursing.
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All doctors affiliated with:

French Medical Center San Luis ObispoFrench Hospital Medical Center
San Luis Obispo, CA
sierravista2aSierra Vista Regional Medical Center
San Luis Obispo, CA
twincitiestempletonhospitalTwin Cities Community Hospital
Templeton, CA