Meet Our Staff
Dermatology Staff at North County Dermatology Center
Here at NCDC, we have an amazing staff who have a wealth of experience and knowledge here to assist you. The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Karla, Practice Manager
Karla is a Practice Manager with over 20 years of experience working in physician practices covering everything from the front desk, billing, daily operations, credentialing, human resources and management. She enjoys camping, being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
Elizabeth, Lead Certified Medical Assistant
Elizabeth is a Certified Medical Assistant who has been a part of the medical community since 2004. She started in Cosmetic Surgery and made the switch to Dermatology in 2011. When she has free time, she can be found reading, spending time with family and friends, or just "geeking out" with comics and video games.
Shirley, Certified Medical Assistant
Shirley is a Certified Medical Assistant who began working in Dermatology in 2013. Outside of work, she loves spending quality time with her husband and son. Additionally, some of her hobbies include astronomy, health, beauty, fitness, and photography.
Cierra, Certified Medical Assistant
Cierra is a native of Carlsbad and has been a Certified Medical Assistant for over 10 years. She began her career in the medical field in 2006 working in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and joined the Dermatology world in 2008. In her free time, she enjoys watching her kids play soccer and spending time with family. She also enjoys spending time at the beach, traveling and new adventures.
Kayla, Medical Receptionist
Kayla is a medical receptionist who is originally from Washington State so she absolutely loves the rain. Some of her interests include baking, reading, and horseback riding. She is also very crafty so if you see pretty displays at the office, you can usually assume it's Kayla's talents at work! When she's not at work, you can find her spending quality time with her husband and her pets.
Zena, Certified Medical Assistant
Zena attended University of California San Diego in 1983 and has since been a resident of North County San Diego where she and her husband raised their two children. Zena later attended Mesa Community College where she received her Certificate of Medical Assisting. Zena brings a background in Family Practice to North County Dermatology Center. When not in the office, Zena enjoys the outdoors and being active.
Shannon R., Certified Medical Assistant
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Shannon R. is a Certified Medical Assistant with over 20 years of experience in the dermatology field which has allowed her to hone her medical assistant skills. She demonstrates professionalism, friendliness, courtesy, discretion and an exceptional ability to discern the unique needs of each patient. She is known for her positive and uplifting energy that she brings to the office every day. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys traveling, maintaining an active physical exercise regimen, and interior design.