Meet the Staff
At Rao Plastic & Hand Surgery, our doctors are supported by a dedicated team of medical assistants and professional personnel. When you decide to get a medical spa procedure or plastic surgery at our Tucson practice, these experienced, enthusiastic staff members will work with you to deliver the results you desire and exceptional service along each step of the way.
To meet with any members of our team in person, request your complimentary consultation or call
Carmen, Practice Manager
Carmen Vasquez came to our office with more than a dozen years of experience in the medical field. Carmen coordinates all patient-related functions, business operations, public relations, and sales and marketing efforts. Excellence in customer service is a top priority of Carmen's, and she is very involved in the day-to-day operations of the practice. She can also be found welcoming patients, assisting them with questions and concerns, and adding to the happy and helpful vibe at our front desk.
Yessica, Medical Assistant
As a medical assistant, Yessica is an extension of our physicians in the nonsurgical division of the office. She loves working with patients and their families pre- and postoperatively. Listening to her patients' needs and ensuring that they have the best possible experience is very important to her. Her mission is to ensure maximum comfort and trust while in our care. Yessica is currently perusing her education at Pima Community College to become a registered nurse.
Se habla Espanol.
Selina, Medical Assistant
Selina, Medical Assistant, also an extension of our physicians. When she is not providing patient care, she obtains insurance authorizations for surgical procedures. Selina is very knowledgeable in knowing the ins and outs of the insurance world and providing appropriate information. Selina will ensure that all of your questions are answered, and all of your expectations are addressed. She is currently working on her Nursing degree.
Rochelle, Resident Scribe
Rochelle is our resident scribe who works closely with Dr. Arun Rao and Dr. Camela Pokhrel. She can be found in your clinical room, silently and privately documenting your electronic medical record. Rochelle is a highly valued member of our office.
Erin assists all clients during the check- in – out process. She is responsible for greeting and registering patients in the facility as well as verifying correctness of patient demographic and privacy information. Erin will ensure that all of your questions are answered, and all of your expectations are addressed. Erin brings to our reception area an enthusiasm that our patients enjoy. She is usually the last friendly face you will see before you leave Rao Plastic and Hand Surgery.