Meet Our Staff
We are dedicated to delivering superior individualized patient care, unsurpassed service, and unparalleled surgical excellence. We provide you with a culture of cooperative patient management, where; you and your doctor mutually decide the best course of medical and surgical care, customized to your needs.
Clinical Care Coordinator: Desiree
Desiree is one of our clinical care coordinators here at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute. She helps assist the doctors in the care of both pediatric and adult patients. She often assists during office procedures and also assures that patients are up to date with current images, prescriptions, and follow up appointments. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked at USC General Hospital in various departments, including emergency medicine, cardiology, and psychiatry. During this time, she gained broad knowledge of medicine. She loves to learn and utilizes her knowledge to positively change her work environment. She is a true believer in patient care and loves to comfort those in need. She plans to continue her education in the field of otolaryngology to better serve her patients.
Surgery Scheduling Coordinator: Noelia
Noelia is a senior surgery coordinator and heads up the International Health and Telemedicine Department at the Osborne Head and Neck Institute. She has been a key element in facilitating the care of patients from all over the world, whether in Los Angeles, London or the Congo. Her experience has been invaluable to development of the Osborne Head and Neck Foundation’s International Medical Missions Program since 2016. She has travelled abroad to provide care to patients in Ethiopia, Peru, and Belgrade. Her goal is to impact people’s lives long term, to improve their outlook on international medicine and make them feel “at home” regardless of how far they’ve traveled.
Noelia graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration from CSUN, and continued her education at Pepperdine University where she obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Leadership and Managing Organizational Change. Originally Noelia is a native from Argentina. She currently resides Valencia, CA, with her husband and 3 children, and enjoys running marathons during her spare time.
Surgery Scheduling Coordinator: Christine
Christine is one of our surgery schedulers. She has a variety of experiences working in the medical field ranging from oncology, plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatology, OB/GYN and family practice. She takes pride in caring for our patient and attending to their needs and she is always there to answer any questions. She is there every step of the way as patients undergo the often stressful process of needing surgery. She attempts to understand the patients’ concerns and is always ready to lend a helping hand. Her detail-oriented approach ensures you will have all the information you need to have a great surgical experience. Christine has also decided to pursue a degree in photography and has become our office photographer. You may see her around the office taking photos. Whether it is photographing our events or handling your surgical scheduling needs, Christine will is ready and available to handle whatever comes her way.
Medical Information Technology: Jessica
Jessica is in charge of our medical records. She is able to retrieve a patient’s medical records quickly and accurately on a daily basis. She is able to facilitate a patient’s request for medical records to be sent to an additional provider at a moment’s notice. She is organized and utilizes all of her abilities to make sure all medical records are handled efficiently and appropriately. If you want to see organization at its highest level, check with Jessica.
Billing and Account Information: Martha
Martha is one of our seasoned veterans. She comes from a long career in medical billing with more than 14 years experience within the field of otolaryngology. She has guided our medical billing department into a highly specialized and efficient entity here at OHNI. Her patience in solving even the most challenging circumstances makes her a great person to have handling your medical billing needs. If you find yourself in need of billing support, she is someone that you can count on to be in your corner.
Business Management and Administrative Staff: Kim
Kim is the Business Administrator for the Osborne Head and Neck Institute. Prior to assuming her current position, she held positions in the field of Pharmaceuticals, Finance, Medical Office Management and Medical Billing, including the previous ownership of a small Medical Billing Company. Kim has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Pennsylvania State University. She is currently a member of the Association of Otolaryngology Administrators, an organization that is dedicated to facilitating professional development. Kim has completed continuing medical education through the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the Council of Education for Professionals, Inc. She has a passion for running and with pleasure shares that passion by coordinating, volunteering for and running the Osborne Head and Neck Foundation’s annual 5K.
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