The biggest strength of our staff is that they really do care about what happens to our patients. It is more than a job. It is a responsibility and a privilege to help you with your surgical needs. We know that the though of having surgery and seeing a Surgeon can be intimidating, confusing and a little scary. Fortunately, we have a very experienced staff that will do everything we can reduce the stress that this situation can create. Even thought everyone has their area of expertise, anyone you talk to can general solve most of your non-clinical questions and problems. Because my staff has been helping me take care of patients for many years they are happy to answer common questions and offer some sage advice but will quickly let me or my physicians assistant know if you need more in depth advice.
– Nancy Nesbit – Office Manager
Our goal is to provide the best surgical experience with the same care and compassion we would provide our own families. Our entire staff is well trained professional and dedicated to providing top quality care through all aspects of your surgical needs.
Nancy Nesbit – Office Manager
She handles all day-to-day activities within the practice. Her kind demeanor and extensive knowledge make her indispensable. Consistent in her attention to detail and extremely hardworking, Nancy handles all the financial and accounting issues for our patients; including insurance processing. She enjoys getting to know all the patients and is always there to lend a hand with a big smile! Nancy is originally from Panama. She has been living in the states since 1988 and in Virginia since 2000. Her myriad of outside interests include cheering for New England patriots, cooking, and spending time with her kids.
Tamara Bailey – Front Office / Medical Assistant
She will be the first to greet you as you enter the office. Her effervescent smile and comforting manner will make you feel right at home. Tamara was born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She has worked in the medical field for over 10 years, first as a CNA and later as a Medical Assistant. She is currently working on her bachelor degree in Applied Health Science. She has a full understanding of patient care and is always eager to meet each patient’s needs. She loves to travel. She and her husband enjoy living in Northern Virginia.
Carol Avveduti – Front Office/ Insurance Coordinator
She brings years of experience as one of the original staff members of this practice. Her kind heart and extraordinary knowledge of the healthcare insurance arena ensures that you are well represented and your needs are her top priority. She is a native of New Jersey with a long history of medical experience beginning her career as a Respiratory Therapy Specialist. She married a Naval Academy Grad and has traveled the world. Carol and her husband have two sons and an adorable Maltese.
Ana Chavez – Front Office/Medical Assistant
She has been with the practice for 5 years. From patient care to troubleshooting computers, she is our “jack of all trades”. She attacks every task with a captivating smile and commitment of excellence. Her commitment to patient care is evident in everything she does. She is a full time student in the NOVA Radiology program She is a native of the DC area and her favorite past time is trying new restaurants.
Linda Etchechury – Front Office
She is another original staff member of this practice with over 45 years of experience in the medical field. She is a misplaced Californian married to a retired military man, mother of two boys, and grandmother of 3 boys and 2 girls. She is and always has been an advocate of excellence in patient care and rights.