Tammie has been a loyal staff member since 1989. As the office receptionist, she will assist patients with scheduling appointments, checking in patients upon arrival and helping patients complete the required forms. She is also the coordinator of surgery. This includes scheduling surgical procedures at Memorial Medical Center and Saint John's Hospital, as well as ensuring patients complete their pre-surgical requirements with their primary care physicians. She also helps obtain prior authorization from the patient's insurance company, if required.
Gitana is our very capable certified X-Ray Technician since coming to our practice in 1994. She will gently guide patients through the process of obtaining needed x-rays, as well as assist the physicians with patient care in the treatment rooms. She ensures the physicians are supplied with needed information to enable them seamless treatment of patients.
Maggie joined our practice in late April, 2016. Maggie is the Office Manager and head of our accounts payable, as well as the billing coordinator between the practice and the billing company, working on the complex world of insurance claims and patient billing. She brings a wealth of general office knowledge after being in the legal and banking industries for over 25 years and is willing to help in any way needed.
Kim rejoined the Prairie staff in March, 2018. As a medical assistant, Kim uses her medical expertise to assist patients through the course of their treatment. She enjoys working with all patients and is highly regarded by the patients in her care.
Rachel came on board in April, 2019. However, she worked as a medical assistant for Dr. Duane Brown for over 10 years at his former office and many of his longtime patients will be happy to see her familiar face. She brings a wealth of podiatry knowledge with her to our team. At Prairie Podiatry, Rachel is now a front end support staff member and will be a backup medical assistant when needed. She will be happy to answer any of your questions or concerns.
Micah is our latest staff addition, joining the team as a medical assistant in late September, 2019. Micah also brings the added value of being a certified surgical assistant, providing highly skilled surgical assistance to the podiatrists during inpatient and outpatient surgeries.