Founders

Neime O. Sanchez-Givens, RN

Neime is the principal partner and business manager of the practice. She is a Registered Nurse (RN) and a certified Medtronic MiniMed pump trainer.

principal partner, business manager, RN, trainer

neime.givens@lakesideendocrine.com

Luke B. Givens

Luke is the Vice President of the company and in charge of contracting and legal affairs.

vice president, contracting, legal

Patient Support Existing patients use the Patient Portal

Ashley D.

Ashley D is the diagnostic medical sonographer at our practice.

sonographer

Existing patients, please contact Ashley D. through the secure Patient Portal.

Lori W.

Lori is the Clinical Coordinator and she is the medical assistant to Dr. Kohler. She is a certified Medtronic MiniMed pump trainer.

coordinator, assistant, trainer

Existing patients, please contact Lori W. through the secure Patient Portal.

Karen W.

Karen W. is in charge of 'triage' -- recording vitals and preparing patients for the visit. She also handles scheduling and appointment confirming.

triage, intake, scheduling, confirmation

Existing patients, please contact Karen W. through the secure Patient Portal.

Operations

Ashley P.

Ashley P is our Health Information Specialist. She is in charge of patient care documentation processing. In addition, she provides back-end support for a variety of functions in the practice.

processing, operations

Eddie R.

Eddie is our 'friendly face' at the front desk: He is the first point of contact for our patients and responsible for scheduling and record keeping. He processes all clerical aspects of patient office visits.

reception, scheduling, records

Existing patients, please contact Eddie through the secure Patient Portal.

Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth A. is our referral specialist and first point of contact for phone inquiries.

referrals & authorizations; customer service; medical records

Existing patients, please contact Elizabeth A. through the secure Patient Portal.

Helen H.

Helen is the Senior Business Analyst at the practice. She is the go-to for locating things in the office archive and she handles insurance credentialing.

analyst, archivist, credentialing

Nicole C.

Nicole is the administrative assistant to the Business Manager and is first contact for new patient scheduling.

referrals, authorizations, scheduling, records

Sheila C.

Sheila is the Sheila is our claims and billing specialist.

billing & claims; patient & insurance balance inquiries; insurance verification specialist

Existing patients, please contact Sheila C. through the secure Patient Portal.

Shelley G.

Shelley G. is our Check-Out clerk and in charge of scheduling and assists when needed.

check-out, scheduling, certified medical assistant

Existing patients, please contact Shelly G. through the secure Patient Portal.