Dr. Rodriguez prides himself in having a courteous, knowledgeable staff available to assist you with all of your infertility needs. Altogether, his nursing staff has over 25 years experience in infertility.
This, along with Dr. Rodriguez 20 plus years in private practice, enables him and his staff to bring all of their years of experience and knowledge to each and every patient.
Our Staff from Left to Right
Rona Wilkins,(Insurance Administrator),
Linda Ward, LVN, (IVF Nurse Coordinator),
Laura Rodriguez, (Medical Assistant),
Lorena Whittington, (Medical Assistant),
Paula Berger, (Receptionist),
Angela Hayden, (Medical Assistant),
Valerie Howell, (Office Administrator)
Linda Ward, LVN
Linda is the IVF/Egg Donor Nurse Coordinator. She was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida and after completing her nursing degree, spent 10 years there in women's health services. She moved to the Dallas area in 1987 and began working for Dr. Rodriguez that same year. Linda works with each patient going through all aspects of fertility treatment, insuring that every patient receives personalized care. She is available by phone at 972-981-7800 option 1.
Valerie Howell – Office Administrator
Valerie is a native Texan, born and raised in San Antonio. She moved to Dallas in 1980 and began working for Dr. Rodriguez as his medical assistant. In the 30 years she has worked for DR. Rodriguez, her duties have encompassed all aspects of the practice, with her position of office manager being primary. You may contact her directly at 972-981-7800, option 6.
Rona Wilkins – Insurance & Billing
Rona too is a native Texan and has spent most of her childhood and adult life here in Plano. She has been with Dr. Rodriguez since 1997 and has the experience to assist you in researching your insurance benefits or to discuss any financial questions you may have. Contact Rona at 972-981-7800 option 2.
Angela Hayden - Medical Assistant
Angela is another native Texan and moved to the DFW area in 1985. She obtained her medical assistant certification at the ATI Career Training Center and began working for Dr. Rodriguez in 1995. She is an integral part of all aspects of patient care and is the practice surgery scheduler. Angela can be contacted at 972-981-7800 option 1.
Lorena Whittington – Medical Assistant
Lorena was born in Dallas and completed her medical assistant certification at the Sanford Brown Institute. Lorena joined Dr. Rodriguez's practice in 2007 and assists in patient care. She is fluent in Spanish and is supportive of our patients that require assistance in translation. Contact Lorena at 972-981-7800 option 1 for English or option 5 for Spanish.
Paula Berger – Receptionist
Another native Texan, Paula came to work for Dr. Rodriguez in 2007. She has an extensive background working in both medical and dental care. Paula is the first face you will see when entering our office and she is here to make every patient feel welcome and comfortable. You can reach Paula at 972-981-7800.
Laura Rodriguez – Medical Assistant
Laura was born and raised in Dallas and works part-time while continuing to advance her education. She graduated in 2007 from the University of Colorado with a degree in Spanish and is currently in Brookhaven College School of Nursing with plans to graduate in December 2010. Laura has translated our patient education literature to Spanish and she is a supportive team member helping in all areas of our practice.
Note...All employees can be emailed directly by putting their first name and then @texasivf.com.
Please call our office at 972-981-7800 for an appointment, or Click Here to fill out our automated contact form which will be sent directly to our office staff.