MEET OUR STAFF
MARIA DRAKE, OFFICE MANAGER
As our office manager, Maria has a wide range of responsibilities to ensure the smooth running of the office. Her background experience in diplomacy, mastery of languages (she speaks five fluently), and the fact that she lived for many years all over the world make her an excellent communicator. She helps everyone feel welcome and comfortable. With her charm, warmth, and punctuality, she helps patients with everything from administrative, medical records, and legal issues, to travel and accommodations assistance for our out-of-town and international patients.
FAITH PATTERSON, MEDICAL BILLING
Faith, warmly known as Financial Faith, deals with billing, insurance, and accounts payable. She helps patients pay their bills in a convenient and affordable manner. For the past 18 years, it has been her priority to educate patients about their health plan coverage, and how to best work with their insurance company regarding surgery.
KIM MANION, REGISTERED NURSE
Kim is Dr. Zoran’s registered nurse with over 20 years of experience, and has been with us since 2014. She is a positive presence during your consultation as well as every aspect of your surgical journey. Kim is always available to answer any questions you may have and happy to provide support and encouragement.
JACKIE WOFFORD, SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST
Jackie is Dr. Zoran’s right-hand during surgery in our AAAA Certified Surgery Center. She handles the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during surgery. As a surgical tech, Jackie has a thorough understanding of the procedures being performed, and anticipates the needs of Dr. Zoran during surgery. Additionally, she has the knowledge and ability to ensure high quality, patient care during the operative stage of the procedure, and constantly maintains a sterile environment.
LUCETTE BAPTISTE, ANESTHESIOLOGIST
Lucette is very detail-oriented and thorough. She cares for the patient just before, during and immediately after the surgery by administering the appropriate anesthesia and monitoring the patient. Furthermore, Lucette ensures the comfort of the patient and their pain management.