Leadership Team

nurses and doctors smiling together
Administrator – Shane Dahl, NHA

Shane comes from a family of dedicated long-term care professionals and has been serving the family and residents of Sunnyside Nursing and Post-Acute Care since 2007. He earned his BS from Chapman University in Orange and became licensed in 2004. He is very passionate about serving the senior population and thoroughly enjoys sharing his expertise with his diverse interdisciplinary team and our various community partners. Shane is committed to providing exceptional care for our patients and strives to raise the bar in skilled nursing care.

Director of Nursing – Manny Cordero, RN

Manny is a committed registered nurse, with over 25 years of nursing experience. He has devoted his whole career to geriatric nursing care. His comprehensive experience is complemented by his passion for caring for seniors and cultivating a professional, nurturing work environment for our extraordinary nursing team.

Medical Director – Nabil El Sayad, M.D.

Nabil El Sayad, M.D. is an extremely active, caring and compassionate physician. For the last 20+ years, he has generously served the South Bay through his successful internal medicine private practice and community service. Dr. El Sayad has served as our Medical Director since 2003. His years of service to our residents, staff members, and our community make him an asset to our organization.

Director of Quality Assurance – Hersha Patel, RN

Hersha is a registered nurse with over 17 years of experience in long term care with many leadership roles. Her role is to ensure functional and effective systems are in place so that patient care standards are met, and excellent patient care outcomes are achieved. Hersha’s specialized background uniquely qualifies her for this distinctive position exclusive to Sunnyside.