Our Plastic Surgery Staff Houston
Both patients and colleagues admire Houston plastic surgeon, Dr. Donna Rich, for her well trained, caring all-female staff, where your safety and comfort are paramount! It’s our belief that beautiful results are based on attention to detail, commitment to comfort, and dedication to your individual needs. Of course, the technical skills of our fine staff and Dr. Rich contribute to our popularity as well!
Dr. Donna Rich, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Rich is certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1983 and her Master of Science in Genetics degree in 1986. In 1993, she received her M.D. from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, graduating
Magna Cum Laude. She served her residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in General Surgery and completed an additional two years of residency in Plastic Surgery. She has been in private practice 20 years.
Blanca, Office Manager/Patient Care Coordinator
Blanca Contreras is came to our practice with over 6 years of cosmetic surgery experience she is successful in her position as Patient Care Coordinator, she consults with patients desiring cosmetic surgery and loves being a part of every patient’s journey in achieving the confidence and satisfaction they’ve always wanted! When you call our office she will gladly help you set up any appointments or provide you with any information you request regarding our services both in English and Spanish, as she is fluent in both languages. Patients immediately feel at ease with her because she is attentive, caring and thorough. Understanding that each patient is unique, Blanca is dedicated to providing them a special, personalized experience she loves to interact with new and interesting people every day and enjoys the satisfaction and rewarding feeling of helping people. Blanca is a mother of two teenage boys. I am proud to be part of Bayview Plastic Surgery’s team!
Erica Padilla, Clinic Coordinator/Medical Assistant
Erica joined our team at Bayview Plastic Surgery as the Medical Receptionist/ Front Office Coordinator, but with her quick learning ability and determination has led her to a spot assisting Dr. Rich on clinic days as her Injectable Coordinator. She has three years of experience as a Medical Assistant, dedicating into making every patients visit unforgettable with her welcoming personality.
Erica was born and raised here in Houston, Texas. She is a mom to a 4 year old and two fur babies Thor and Poseidon. This newly engaged gal spends most of her free time at the gym and is a sucker for Mexican food!
Stephanie Peters Monarch, CRNA MN
Stephanie Monarch is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. She began her Nursing career in 1994 upon graduating, with honors, from Northwestern State University with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Stephanie has worked in many different areas of nursing which include: Operating Room Circulator & Scrub Nurse which enhances her value on Operating Room and Emergency Room teams, as well as in Critical Care and Intensive Care Units.
Kellie Birch, CRNA
I have been an anesthesia provider for over 20 years and graduated from Baylor College of Medicine’s Nurse Anesthesia program.
I’m lucky to have a profession that I love and get to work with a great team of people at Bayview Plastic Surgery.
Kristina Gipson, Certified Surgical Tech (CST)
Kristina Gipson is a Certified Surgical Tech; I began working for Dr. Rich in 2010. I have been a Surgical Tech for 17 years. Enjoy making people happy. My time at Bayview Plastic Surgery is beautiful, enjoy every minute!!
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