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.
Penelope Villeda, Patient Coordinator
My name is Penelope Villeda and I have seventeen years of experience in the medical field with eight years concentrating in Plastic Surgery. I believe the combination of my past experience and high energy is a perfect fit at Bayview Plastic Surgery.
I have a passion for helping patients look their best and reach their desired image. Beauty and fitness have always been a big part in my own personal life and I love sharing that common interest with my patients. From working out on a daily basis to trying new innovative beauty regiments, I will always be able to consult clients both from a personal basis as well as an educated one.
Erica Padilla, Medical Assistant
Started her career at Texas School Of Business, where she then got her degree as a medical assistant. Erica is dedicated into making every patients visit unforgettable with her welcoming personality. She is honored to work at Bayview Plastic Surgery to help patients insure they get the best quality care and assistance. Working with a skillful hard working staff Erica can maintain and further her skills as a medical assistant.
Norma Navarro, Front Desk Coordinator
Possessing seven years experience, Norma Navarro attained her CMA and EKG certification in 2010 obtaining valuable skills while working under surgeons in ENT, Vascular Surgery and the ICU.
Prior to her career in medicine, she earned her Cosmetology license in 2006. This established her passion for beauty and desire to help people achieve their appearance goals.
With her wide range of experience and professionalism, she will be able to provide outstanding customer service. And now she is excited to be part of the Bayview Plastic Surgery clinic staff and eager to learn and add to her experience.
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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