About Balboa United

Our values are at the center of everything we do. They guide our decision-making, priorities, behaviors, and actions.  We are passionate and driven. We strive to always go above and beyond for our patients and each other.  We constantly aim for a culture that is never stagnant and continuously changing for the better.  These values are a reminder of why we are all here – to help people.

Our culture sets us apart. We believe embracing our differences makes us stronger. By committing to equity, diversity, and inclusion and supporting different perspectives, we aspire for all employees to feel valued because of their uniqueness. We encourage our team to maintain a healthy work/life balance and prepare our staff for long-term careers inpatient care. Together we create a company culture enabling our physicians and staff to provide a positive environment for all our patients to receive the best care – balboaCARE.

Our Mission

To consistently deliver superior care to every patient with kidney disease.

Our Vision

At Balboa United, we will rely on our proven knowledge and management ability to drive the relentless pursuit of enhanced patient satisfaction, superior clinical outcomes, and financial outperformance.

Stakeholder alignment, risk-contracting, predictive analytics, patient engagement: looks like the future to us!

Our Culture

  • Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and embracing different perspectives is the pursuit of our goals.
  • We have great interest in our team member’s goals and interests.
  • We prepare our staff for a long-term career in patient care.
  • We support a healthy work-life balance and love where you work attitude.

Our Values

  • Patient – Centeredness: The needs of our patients guide us and patients come first.
  • Accountability: We measure and accept responsibility for the care we provide.
  • Respect: For our patients, our staff, our colleagues, and our community.
  • Innovation: New ideas help us continually set the standard for excellence.
  • Data Driven: Data helps to drive the practice toward better outcomes.

Our Leadership Team

Dylan Steer, M.D.

Position: President & Chief Executive Officer
Categories: Executive

Dr. Steer received his medical degree in 1995 and completed his internal medicine training in 1998 at Duke University. He completed his nephrology and hypertension training at the University of California, San Diego in 2003. Dr. Steer has a particular interest in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease, including end-stage kidney disease and kidney transplantation. He sees patients in the office, hospital, and dialysis unit settings. Dr. Steer’s goal is to provide excellence in patient care by utilizing the most novel approaches with compassion and dedication. A native of Boston, Dr. Steer is proud to call San Diego home.

Outside of work, Dr. Steer enjoys sailing.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Steer received his medical degree in 1995 and completed...

Terry Behrend, M.D.

Position: Chief Medical Officer
Categories: Executive

Terry Behrend is the Chief Medical Officer of Balboa Nephrology. Dr. Behrend’s clinical practice is focused on the care of patients with End Stage Renal Disease, with particular interest in using technology to drive efficiency, improve quality and provide value.

Dr. Behrend received his medical degree in 1994 from University of Michigan. He completed his nephrology training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2000. In addition to being a Nephrologist, Dr. Behrend is also an Interventional Nephrologist where he performs thousands of vascular access procedures each year.

Outside of work, Dr. Behrend enjoys anything technology related, snowboarding, and college football.

Chief Medical Officer

Terry Behrend is the Chief Medical Officer of Balboa Nephrology....

Shaun Edelstein

Position: Chief Financial Officer
Categories: Executive

Shaun Edelstein was raised in South Africa attending the prestigious Stellenbosch University receiving Bachelors & Masters Degrees in Economics. Emigrating to the USA in 1996, Shaun quickly found a niche’ in Healthcare becoming the Executive Director of Surgical Specialty Associates, the largest multi-specialty surgical IPA in California with over 250 surgeons. In 2001 Shaun transitioned to the University of California San Diego, as Administrator for Surgical Services. In 2010, Shaun joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group as Chief Operating and Financial Officer.

Chief Financial Officer

Shaun Edelstein was raised in South Africa attending the prestigious...

Glenn Davis

Position: Chief Development Officer
Categories: Executive

Glenn Davis joined Balboa United and BNMG as the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) in June 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Maryland College Park in Business Administration and Management.

Glenn is also active in the renal community serving as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Renal Services Exchange (RSE) – a program affiliated with the National Renal Administrators Association. Glenn is also the President of Camino Renal Care – a value-based care organization with focus on CMS/CMMI’s Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting Model.

Chief Development Officer

Glenn Davis joined Balboa United and BNMG as the Chief...

John Harris

Position: Balboa Research
Categories: Executive
Balboa Research

Faiza Solehdin

Position: Vice President of Operations
Categories: Executive

Faiza Solehdin is the Vice President of Operations for Balboa United. Faiza has an extensive background in health care and has delivered sweeping impact as an operational problem solver for over a decade as manager, director, regional director and project manager. Faiza’s creative strategies for facility management have addressed the pain points of hospitals and healthcare businesses in improving the services and products delivered to patients and their families.

Faiza holds her Bachelor’s in Sociology, Master’s in Information Technology and Master’s in Business Administration.

In addition to her role at Balboa United, Faiza loves to read, listen to classical crossover music and yoga. She has recently been trying to live a more sustainable lifestyle to reduce her carbon footprint.

Vice President of Operations

Faiza Solehdin is the Vice President of Operations for Balboa...

Jacel Raulli

Position: Director of Human Resources
Categories: Executive

Jacel Raulli is the Director of Human Resources for Balboa United. Jacel has over 13 years of HR experience working in healthcare, finance, tech and hospitality. Jacel studied Psychology at the University of California, San Diego. Her career path has shaped her passion for employee engagement and culture. She sees working at Balboa United as the perfect bridge to continue her passion for HR while being part of the bigger picture of patient care.

Jacel enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and is frequently hiking or enjoying nature with them. She also loves to attend concerts, travel and read.

Director of Human Resources

Jacel Raulli is the Director of Human Resources for Balboa...

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