Amber graduated from PCI Health Training Center of Richardson TX as a National Certified Medical Assistant. She worked for many years in specialties such as internal medicine and family care. Amber received her dermatology training under direct supervision of Dr. Jonathan Richey and works beside him performing surgical, laser, and cosmetic procedures under his direction. She also is the OSHA officer and electronic medical record Superuser. She has completed her Associate’s degree at Collin College in McKinney TX and looks forward to continuing her education and learning as she advances in the medical field. Amber has two beautiful children, a son, and daughter. Her pride and joy are spending time with her family and attending her children’s activities.
Lena is a wonderful addition and so important to our skin care team. She has been involved in the promotion of excellent skin health since 1989. Certified as a medical assistant and as an aesthetician, she brings with her 7 years of dermatology experience with the John Hopkins University Dermatology department. She works directly with Dr. Richey and will provide the utmost care for you while you are here. She enjoys reading, cooking, and gardening.
Brittany was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. She became a certified medical assistant in 2010. She moved to TX in 2011 with the rest of her family. She has experience in specialties such as orthopedics and home health. Brittany became interested in the specialty of dermatology in 2013 and has been in sync with it ever since. Her favorite task is performing surgical and cosmetic procedures. Brittany plans on continuing her education soon in the field of nursing. She studied at Collin County Community College, where she completed the Central Sterile Processing program. Her life consists of being a wonderful mother of 3. She loves spending her time with her loving and very active kids, husband, and family.
Tasha comes to us with several years of experience in the medical field. She worked for Methodist Hospital and has a background in the medical office, having taught medical billing and coding. She obtained an Associates of Applied Science in billing and coding and currently pursuing a degree in HIM at Davenport University. She is originally from the Hoosier state, but relocated to Texas 14 years ago and considers herself “officially a Texan”. Tasha is very passionate about her family. They steal her heart as she loves raising her teenager. Tasha enjoys cooking, line dancing, a good joke, traveling and more. She is very empathetic and strives for being a strong patient advocate.
Born and raised in the mid-west, Lauren graduated from Ball State University with her Bachelors of Science in 2013. After college, Lauren started her career working in Mental Health, gradually moving her way up to Case Management – Care Coordination. After three years, Lauren decided it was time for a change and moved to the North Texas area in December of 2016. New to the Area and the Baylor Scott & White – Dermatology Specialists team, Lauren is excited and eager to learn. Lauren’s passion for working with people and the community drives her in the direction of healthcare and service work. In her downtime, she enjoys educating herself by reading and watching documentaries, meeting new people, community service, traveling and spending time with family.
Kianna is very excited to have joined Baylor Scott & White – Dermatology Specialists in McKinney and we are equally glad to have her. Kianna is the oldest daughter of two military veterans. She was born in New Haven, CT and moved to Texas when she was three. She considers herself to be a true Texan through and through. She is a recent graduate of the University of North Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in management with a minor in psychology and biology. She plans to continue her education by going back to school for a master’s degree. During her time at the university, she worked for a Pain Management Clinic in Dallas as a receptionist. She has 8 years of customer service experience and works to continue improving her skills and the experiences of others. Kianna currently lives in Frisco with her fiancé and her beloved cat, Jena. She loves to crochet, try new recipes, and spend time with family and friends.
Carolina is thrilled to be a part of our team and we are equally glad to have her. She grew up in Greenville, TX. In 2011 she received her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Medical Office Management and a certificate of proficiency in medical coding and insurance at Tyler Junior College. After working at Dermatology Specialists of McKinney for a while, she used her certificate of proficiency in medical coding and insurance for the Health Texas Provider Network multispecialty clinics in McKinney and became a certified coder and insurance specialist through Practice Management Institute. She brings her talents and additional skills back to Baylor Scott & White – Dermatology Specialists as a manager of our growing staff. She recently graduated with her Bachelors of Arts and Science in Applied Technology and Performance Improvement at the University of North Texas in Denton and currently pursuing her MBA in Strategic Management. When asked to tell about herself she says, “I have the most amazing husband, Jeremiah, and cutest kids, Isaiah Gabriel and Samira Grace.