Our Staff


Jason Irwin

Director of Finance and Administration

Corrine Sanchez

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

Kokil Bakshi

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Deborah Freitas

Associate Director of Finance and Administration

Pauline Prater

Administrative and Facilities Manager

Steven Cavella

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Scott McAllister

Senior Financial Analyst

Stephanie Harrington

Residency/Fellowship Coordinator

Danielle deLeon

Web and Special Projects Manager

Adult Cardiac Surgery

Tiffany Flores

Administrative Associate to Dr. Joseph Woo

Monique Chang

Administrative Associate to Drs. Michael Dake and Michael Fischbein

Rachelle Villanueva

Administrative Associate to Drs. Jack Boyd and Anson Lee

Erica Torres

Cardiovascular Surgery Coordinator

Kay Alexander

Thoracic Surgery Database Coordinator

Yesenia Perez

Administrative Associate to Dr. Joseph Woo

Priscilla de Jesus

Administrative Associate to Dr. Craig Miller

Laura Concepcion

Cardiovascular Surgery Coordinator

Maria Caimol

Cardiovascular Surgery Coordinator

Roberto Vargas

Cardiovascular Surgery Coordinator

Diane Starrett

Administrative Associate to Outreach Faculty and Jason Irwin

Liz Pope

Administrative Associate to Drs. Bruce Reitz, Scott Mitchell, Philip Oyer, and Richard Ha

Lisa Sarkisian

Administrative Associate to Dr. Craig Miller

Pardis Babzani

Cardiovascular Surgery Coordinator

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Marlene Charles

Staff Supervisor and Clinical Coordinator

Karla Marquez

Administrative Associate

Rosalie Andino

Clinical Coordinator

Debbie Parsons

New Patient Coordinator

Thoracic Surgery

Donna Yoshida (Minagawa)

Administrative Associate to
Dr. Joseph Shrager

Ja'Vonne M. Alexander

Administrative Associate to Drs. Leah Backhus and Mark Berry

Lisa Zhou, MD, PhD

Clinical Research Coordinator

Off-Campus Staff

Stanford Cardiac Surgery Program at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

Cathy Venuti
Clinic Coordinator
120 Wilgart Way 
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 759-3289

Pediatric Heart Program, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Kimberlee Gondolf & Julie Farrar 
Sacramento Clinic Manager 
5301 F Street   #213 
Sacramento, CA  95819 
(916) 733-1400


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