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 17 years.
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 with follow up appointments. 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!
Possessing twenty six years’ experience as a CMA, Nereida Granado has obtained valuable skills while working under Internal Medicine and Dermatology Doctors. She also earned her Esthetician license in 2017. This established her passion for beauty and desire to help people look and feel confident about their appearance. She is excited to be part of Bayview Plastic Surgery where she will use her knowledge and experience to give back to our patients.
Blanca, Patient Care Coordinator
Blanca is our newest member to our team she came to our practice with over 5 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 happily married and is a mother of two boys. I am proud to be part of Bayview Plastic Surgery’s team!
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.
Penny Anthony, RN
Penny has been a RN for 35 years after going to school in Oklahoma. She began her career as an operating room nurse, and several years later, she went to work in plastic surgery. Moving to Texas 26 years ago with her husband and 2 children, Penny has worked in several different outpatient surgery centers, including several office operating room settings. Penny also carries her operating room expertise to Haiti once a year, where she works with Living Word Haiti to bring a surgery clinic to a small village. She loves working in the operating room where you can see a change take place immediately in a patients life, bringing them better health or a chance at being more active, or productive in their lives. In her off time, Penny enjoys her two granddaughters, working with her church youth group and traveling with her husband.
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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