PMA Pediatricians: Practitioners whose credentials are as strong as their compassion

RichardRichard Gould, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician who earned his M.D. at the University of New Mexico and graduated with honors. Dr. Gould completed his residency at the University of California, Davis, and taught other residents and medical students as Chief Resident there, before entering private practice. He also served as Chief of Staff for Pediatrics at Sutter Memorial Hospital and Division Chief at Mercy General Hospital. Special interests include child development and behavior. He has four children and feels that parenting has added to his understanding of pediatrics.


LlorenRichard Lloren, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician. He received a Bachelor of Science from the University of San Francisco and his MD from the University of California Davis. Dr. Lloren’s training was completed at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Dr. Lloren is a general pediatrician but is particularly interested in taking care of children with pulmonary disease. Leisure activities include boating, golf, and painting.



JackieJackie Agee, M.D. is board certified in pediatrics. Dr. Agee graduated cum laude from the University of the Pacific and received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska. She completed her residency and post doctoral fellowship training at the University of California at Davis Medical Center and has been practicing in Sacramento since 1981. Special interests include pulmonary and gastrointestinal diseases. Her two children continue to be her very best teachers in the realm of pediatrics.



BuddScott Budd, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician. He received his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his MD from the University of Arkansas, graduating with honors. Dr. Budd completed his residency at the University of Arizona, Tucson and served as Chief Resident in his final year there.
Prior to joining PMA, he practiced in Nogales, AZ., Santa Fe, NM and most recently, Bay Saint Louis, MS.

Dr. Budd is interested in all aspects of pediatric medicine, but particularly enjoys interacting with and educating new parents regarding their infant and toddler’s health. For fun he loves to sail, cook, golf, and practice guitar.

NuttingDr. Nutting, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a pediatrics residency at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center’s Miller Children’s Hospital Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System(SVMHS). While there he founded and served as Medical Director of SVMHS Newborn Hearing Screening Program. He also served as Chair of the Pediatrics Program.

Dr. Nutting enjoys general pediatrics with interests in respiratory disease and dermatology. He is married with three children and enjoys golf and fly fishing.



Dr. Cate Bakey is a board-eligible pediatrician who recently joined our group.  She received a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and her MD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

She came out to California to complete her pediatric training at the University of California, Davis, and loved Sacramento so much she decided to make it her home.  She is passionate about the full spectrum of general pediatrics but especially enjoys developmental pediatrics and caring for newborns and new parents.  In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her fiance and beloved pets.