Natividad Medical Group

We are delighted to announce that Costa Central Medical Group, is now Natividad Medical Group Sanborn. Through our new partnership with Natividad Medical Center, we can better serve East Salinas residents and beyond. In addition, you will have greater access to Natividad and its full array of services and specialists, ensuring you receive the best possible care.

We look forward to continuing our 17-year tradition of delivering exceptional care to every patient. Dr. Mario Pauda is staying with the clinic, as are some of the familiar staff. We are also introducing new members of our team who are dedicated to ensuring a seamless transition and maintaining the high standard of care you expect from us.

Contact Us

Phone: (831) 751-6200

Fax: (831) 751-6220 

Office: 323 N. Sanborn Rd., Ste. E, 

Salinas, CA 93905

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Our Provider

J. Mario Pauda, MD

Dr. Mario Pauda is a family physician who also specializes in obstetrics. Dr. Pauda graduated from the US Air Force Academy with a bachelor’s in physician and received his master’s in physics from the University of Texas in Austin. After he graduated Stanford School of Medicine, he completed his residency at Natividad. He then worked for Valle Verde Medical Group before opening his practice Costa Central Medical Group 17 years ago.

Dr. Pauda is a former US Air Force Physics instructor and B-52 Pilot. He is married with two children. He enjoys training for and running marathons.