Our Support Staff //
Sophia Nowrooz | Office Manager
Sophia graduated with a B.S. in Health Administration from California State University, Northridge, and was a member of her university's Health Administration Student Association.
As the practice's Office Manager, Sophia is responsible for day-to-day operations and serves as one of the outpatient office liaisons. In addition to planning, coordinating, directing, and supervising various elements of a practice. She also oversees billing and collections, designs patient services, and implements work policies for employees. Sophia is fluent in Farsi and is committed to providing patients with the best quality of care.
Maria Gomez | Assistant Office Manager
Maria has a B.A. in Global and International Studies and a minor in Spanish from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was a member of LEAD,a Pre-Law organization in her university. During her last years as an undergraduate, she interned at the Legal Aid Foundation of the Santa Barbara County.
As the practice’s Assistant Office Manager, Maria reviews insurance payments, submits claims to insurances and handles patients accounts.
Kara Luthi | Office Assistant
Kara has a M.S. in Global Medicine and a B.S. in Biological Sciences with a minor in Health Care Studies from the University of Southern California. She studied abroad as an undergraduate student at King’s College London and completed Global Healthcare Development and Practices in Nepal as a master’s student.
Kara works closely with both physicians and patients, acting as a liaison between them to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care. She is also involved with maintenance of both office locations, scheduling, and billing.