Staff Members

Medical Dermatology Specialists Phoenix could not thrive without its excellent staff members. If you have any questions about our office or services, these staff members will be glad to help you get the answers that you need.

Tracey: Office Manager

Tracey is an Arizona native and has many years of experience in the medical field. Tracey enjoys meeting our patients and being part of a team that provides excellent medical care. In her spare time, Tracey and her husband love spending time with their two sons, who are active in ice hockey and baseball.

Maria: Front Office Supervisor

Maria was born and raised in Arizona. Maria has worked in the medical field since 1998 and enjoys being part of a team that truly cares about its patients. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, running and keeping active with her two children.

Michelle: Certified Clinical Research Coordinator

Michele has over 22 years of research experience, 16 of which were in clinical trial management and quality assurance. She is an active member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals as a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC). Prior to joining USDP Michele held appointments as Director of New Site Development, Site Director, and Director of Regulatory & Quality Assurance. She currently oversees the daily operation of clinical research at Medical Dermatology Specialists.

Birgit: Certified Histology Technician

Birgit is originally from Germany and moved to Arizona in 2000. She has 8 years experience as a Certified Histology Technician in the Dermatology field and is excited to be part of Dr. Zeitouni’s team. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling and road biking.

Teresa: Medical Assistant & Clinic Lead

Teresa was raised in the Chicago area and moved to Arizona in 1997. Teresa’s choice to work in dermatology stems from the satisfaction she receives assisting in educating patients about their skin disorders. Teresa is our lead surgical assistant/surgical coordinator and Mohs micrographic surgical assistant. She has three children.

Trinity: Medical Assistant & Clinic Lead

Trinity was born & raised in northern MN and moved to AZ in 2002. She enjoys taking care of all of our patients and working with the excellent team here at MDS. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering for the American Legion and spending time with her grandchildren.

Shelli: Medical Assistant

Shelli moved to Arizona in 2012 from New Jersey and has been a medical assistant in dermatology for 13 years. Shelli loves working in the dermatology field. She also enjoys spending time with her children and being active outdoors.

Lidia: Medical Assistant

Lidia was raised in Phoenix and has seven years of experience in the medical field. Lidia loves one-on-one patient care. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her youngest daughter play softball and volleyball. Lidia also loves attending Arizona Cardinals football games as a season-ticket holder.

Jaclyn: Medical Assistant

Jaclyn is native to Arizona. She has four children and enjoys spending time with them attending movies and going out to restaurants. She has a great passion for the medical field and helping others. She has been a medical assistant for nine years.

William: Medical Assistant

William is a young health care professional who recently graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio where he studied biochemistry. At Medical Dermatology Specialists, he primarily assists with Mohs surgeries and photodynamic therapy treatments. William loves playing and watching all sports, but his favorite is soccer!

Katharine: Medical Assistant

Katharine is a new Arizona resident, recently moving here from Madrid, Spain where she worked as an English teacher for kindergartners. Katharine enjoys being a medical assistant and participating in excellent patient care. In her free time, Katharine enjoys reading, playing soccer, and hiking.

Sara: Medical Assistant

Sara is an Arizona native who recently returned home after working in a neuro research lab at Columbia University Medical Center. She loves getting to know patients and ensuring quality care while working in the clinic at MDS. On the side, Sara enjoys coaching and playing lacrosse, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

Berenice: Medical Receptionist

Berenice is a native of Arizona who has worked in the medical field for five years. Berenice loves working in an industry that allows her to help patients. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, dancing and spending time with her family and friends.

Stacey: Medical Receptionist

Stacey has been a medical receptionist for seven years. Stacey moved to Arizona from New Mexico one year ago and enjoys welcoming patients to the practice. Stacey likes all outdoor activities, including camping and riding motorcycles with her family. Stacey loves all animals and owns two cats.

Josephine: Medical Receptionist

Josephine was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and is the mother of an awesome three-year-old daughter. She is a huge Arizona Cardinals fan and enjoys attending the games. She loves life and taking care of her family, which includes two pit bulls. Josephine’s passion has always been helping others, and she has worked in the medical field for over 13 years. Her hobbies include going shopping with her daughter and teaching her how to cook.

Rachel: Medical Receptionist

Rachel is an Arizona native. She’s been in the medical field for ten plus years. She is a mother to 8 adult children and blessed with 11 grandchildren which she enjoys spending the majority of time with. She also enjoys crafting, sewing, and outdoor activities.

Crystal: Medical Receptionist

Crystal was born and raised in Arizona.  Crystal has been in the medical field for three years and loves caring for patients. She is a new mother to a one-year-old and loves spending time with her family.