MISSING PHOTOS AND COMING SOON:


KIMBERLY ELLIOT, SURGERY SCHEDULING

DULCE VARGAS, MA, RECEPTIONIST

PRISCILLA FERNANDEZ, MA

DAISY HERNANDEZ, MA

MONICA ESKANDER, SCRIBE

CYNTHIA LOPEZ, MA, RECEPTIONIST,

BILLING & AUTHORIZATIONS

Cynthia received her training at Everest College. She is a jack of all trades and has a heart of gold. She came to our practice with extensive experience and an excellent work ethic.  She is incredibly friendly; if she is having a bad day, you would never know.  She is sweet and helpful but will fight tooth and nail to get your medications, MRIs and other random studies authorized.  We don't know how she does it, but somehow she manages to get the job done.  She is passionate about animals and often is seen taking care of stray dogs, cats...even rabbits.  She spends her weekends at the shelter or volunteering to get sheltered animals adopted, which is a testament to what is in her heart. We are lucky to have her.  

KIMBERLY GAY, RECEPTIONIST

Graduate of Harbor Occupational Center, Kim has been with us since 2015.  She helps our patients at "check-out".  She orders all your labs, referrals and makes sure that you have proper follow up.  Kim is very calm, sweet and soft spoken.  Even though she may be bombarded with work, she never stops smiling and she gets the job done.  She loves to travel and is very close to her family.  She is a breath of fresh air to our practice and she cannot wait to meet you.  


MARIBEL CASTANEDA, MANAGER

Has been in the medical field for over 21 years.  This place could not function without her.   She believed in Dr. Rodriguez's dream of some day opening her own practice long before Dr. Rodriguez herself realized it could become reality.  Maribel's dedication to patients' administrative needs is unmatched. When our patients are struggling with insurance or billing issues, she somehow manages to help everything make sense.  As the office manager and practice collaborator, we know our patients are in good hands.

"Comprising an interactive dynamic, our staff is an integral part of our team.  They are all trained to deal with everything from acute complicated issues to simple everyday questions.  They help us get you seen sooner.  You will not come across a more enthusiastic group of women except maybe at a 70% off sale of Louboutins.  These women are an extension of the doctors in this practice.  They cover for us when we are pulled into an emergency, stuck in surgery or on vacation.  I have full confidence in them and their abilities.  -Dr.Rodriguez

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ANNETTE URIBE

MASTER OF HEALTH SCIENCE

We are very lucky to have acquired this precious gem of a woman.  Her undergraduate degree in psychology is from UCSB and she received her Master's degree from Western University of Health Science. She is extremely dedicated to our practice and has an amazing work ethic. Annette is our rock when we need urgent coverage.  She will come in on her days off without complaints and always with a smile. Recently wed and now expecting her first baby, we will miss her during her maternity leave and are eagerly anticipating her return.


GYNECOLOGY

PATRICIA ARNAZZI, LAc, MSOM

Patty is our ultrasonographer and acupuncturist. What many of you do not know is that Patty was trained to be a physician in Mexico. Her strong desire to elevate her skills brought her to the United States. Patty's addition to our practice was not haphazard, she is a healer.  She recently received her doctorate in Oriental Medicine from Donggunk University graduating at the top of her class and is currently building her acupuncture practice.  She offers her services to our patients who are seeking an alternative form of medicine. Acupuncture has been known to help patients struggling with fertility issues, pain, heavy bleeding or other ailments. 

MEGAN MIYAHIRA, NP, RN

Received her Bachelor's degree from UCLA and her Master's in Nursing from California State Long Beach.  Her experience includes caring for both Oncology and Surgical patients.  As a member of our team, she is trained to do all office procedures including biopsies, ultrasounds, sonohystograms, IUD and nexplanon insertions.   Megan is a stellar addition to our practice and we are lucky to have her.