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Joseph Atzenbeck, LT, USN (Ret.), Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Atzenbeck, LT, USN (Ret.), MHA, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph is a founding member of The Clinic for Dermatology & Wellness and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Clinic Administrator for a four provider, 16 employee, team encompassing medical, surgical and aesthetic dermatology, as well as Mohs micrographic surgery.

Joseph is an Honors Graduate from the prestigious United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Control Systems Engineering. He also holds a Master of Health Administration (MHA) with distinction from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Joseph deployed on seven submarine missions vital to national security. With extensive experience and success at sea, he was selected for the position of Deputy Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) Hawaii field site Security Operations Center's 24/7 intelligence watch floor.

Joseph is renowned for his extreme attention to detail and step-by-step planning processes to ensure seamless operations and minimal friction points. In his role at the NSA, which conducts operations on behalf of military and other intelligence agency customers, Joseph also gained valuable insight into multi-agency, multi-faceted, multi-national, multiple product line, military, civilian, and contractor operations conducted in a highly classified environment. 

Joseph was medically retired from active duty in November of 2014 and although a disabled veteran, he remains a capable and determined leader. While no longer eligible for military service, he desires to be a productive member of society and a top-notch employer. 

Joseph's experience with customer service and leadership expectation management, employee concerns (military, civilian and contractor), staffing and scheduling of personnel, and dual-geographically separate campus operations on a 24/7 basis, make him an invaluable member of our team.

Christa Levario at The Clinic for Dermatology & Wellness

Christa Levario, Office Manager, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Dermatology Technician

2Christa is a native to the Rogue Valley and has worked in the medical field for over 18 years. She started her journey in the healthcare field as a caregiver and found a passion for providing her patients with exceptional care. Christa became a Certified Nursing Assistant in 2005 and provided care for nine years at Asante. 

For the past four years she has been working as a medical assistant and feels that she has finally found her niche. Christa is excited to bring her passion for helping others and learning to the clinic as a newly Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. 

Christa serves as the leader of our back office team and is currently taking classes to pursue a degree in Healthcare Administration and psychology. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the Rogue Valley with her husband and two daughters. 

Tori Austin, CPC, Billing Administrator

Tori Austin, CPC, Billing Administrator

Tori grew up in rural Northern California, beginning her lifelong love of the outdoors and sporting activities. Upon graduating high school, Tori moved to beautiful Southern Oregon and began her career in automotive accounting. After 11 years of working at a local automotive corporation, she decided to take time off to raise her family.

Upon returning to business, Tori felt a new career change was in order and the medical field was high on the list of potential jobs. In 2013, Tori was given a tremendous opportunity to join a medical practice and immediately began on the job and classroom training, becoming a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with the American Academy of Professional Coders in 2014. 

Tori’s work has been exclusively within supporting Dermatology and Wellness coding and is renowned for her speed, accuracy, and integrity in patient health record accuracy.

Tori is a great, and important, part of the team at The Clinic for Dermatology & Wellness!

Mikaela Ford, Licensed Advanced Esthetician

Mikaela graduated from Ashland High School and Rogue Community College and has made the Rogue Valley her home for nearly two decades. After her experience with esthetic treatments, Mikaela discovered her passion for helping others this way and earned basic and advanced esthetic licenses during 2019 and 2020. She now works closely with our aesthetics team in many of our services, and when she is not busy in The Clinic, she enjoys spending time in the beautiful Southern Oregon countryside with her husband and daughter.
Reena Ficek, Certified Dermatology Technician, Certified Surgical Assistant

Reena Ficek, CDT, Certified Surgical Assistant

Reena comes to our practice with over 25 years of surgical experience here in the Rogue Valley. Originally, Reena studied at University of Hawaii and Oregon Institute of Technology before choosing to pursue her passion for surgery as an operating room assistant/technician. 

Reena is classically trained in hospital and outpatient surgery, having worked with many of the surgeons in the area over her career. Her surgical experience includes Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, facial reconstruction, plastic surgery, and neurosurgery.

Reena transitioned to dermatology and dermatologic surgery in 2014, electing for a change of pace and greater flexibility for her family. Reena’s patients know her for her honesty, integrity and her candid feedback, always with the priority on the patients’ health. 

Rebecca (Becky) Marler, Certified Dermatology Technician, Certified Medical Assistant

Rebecca (Becky) Marler, CDT, Certified Medical Assistant

Becky is a long-time resident of Southern Oregon. Having initially began her career in Healthcare at the young age of 16, Becky is a cancer survivor who sacrificed her spot in nursing school in order to help her family and undergo chemotherapy. Following remission and successful treatment of her cancer, Becky transitioned to a new career as a Dermatology Medical Assistant. 

For over eight years, Becky has brightened her patients’ lives with her cheerful disposition, positive outlook on life, and her powerful story of overcoming all odds. Becky is a firm believer in the importance of skin cancer screenings and educating patients on the proper use of sunscreen and regular total body skin checks. 

Alyssa Chapman, Certified Dermatology Technician, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Alyssa Chapman, CDT, CCMA

Alyssa is a native of the Rogue Valley, graduating from North Medford High School in 2006. She has been working in the medical field in the valley for the last 10 years and loves what she does.

Alyssa spent nine years as a private caregiver where she learned the empathetic nature of her heart leading her to become a certified nurse assistant in 2008.  

Alyssa is a seasoned medical assistant. She serves as our laser technician as well as one of our experienced HydraFacial technicians.

In her free time she enjoys all that the Rogue Valley has to offer with her husband and two beautiful daughters.

Suzanne Arntz, Certified Dermatology Technician and Certified Medical Assistant

Suzanne Arntz, CDT, Certified Medical Assistant

Suzanne comes to The Clinic for Dermatology & Wellness with over 17 years as a medical assistant and is a Certified Dermatology Technician and Certified Medical Assistant. She has worked in various positions in the medical field, but discovered her passion for dermatology in 2012. Suzanne is a staunch advocate for the importance of skin cancer screenings, ensuring proper patient education at each patient visit. She enjoys assisting in dermatology procedures and is a familiar face to many of our Photodynamic Therapy patients. 

While an Oregon native, Suzanne is not originally from the area and moved to the Rogue Valley in 2002. When not caring for patients, Suzanne enjoys the Rogue Valley lifestyle, exploring the area with her children whenever possible. 

Nick Perez, Certified Dermatology Technician, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Nick Perez, CDT, CCMA

Nick moved to the Rogue Valley from Los Altos Hills, California in his early teens and never looked back. He began his medical career seven years ago and has worked in a variety of medical settings including as a nursing assistant at Asante Rogue Regional Medical center, culminating in completing his certified medical assistant training. 

Prior to joining The Clinic, Nick was the clinical coordinator for a busy Radiology practice, helping to coordinate vital treatments and evaluations for liver cancer patients. Nick has a long standing and intense interest in the most mysterious, yet most overlooked organ on the body—the skin! 

Nick enjoys learning new things including helping patients with various procedures and is currently working on his Mohs laboratory technician certification, excelling in his direct support of The Clinic’s Mohs Surgeon and surgical staff. 

When not hard at work, Nick enjoys volunteering as a baseball coach, trips to the beach, riding four wheelers, and most especially time with his wife and two children.

Harmony Parrish, CCMA, CDT

Originally from a small town in California, Harmony moved to Oregon to pursue her career in healthcare and has previously worked in orthopedics. Harmony loves to learn and is always eager to expand her knowledge to better serve patients. Since joining The Clinic, she hasn’t looked back and is a valuable part of our team! Harmony believes patient care and kindness are the top priorities and makes it a personal mission to have every patient leave our office feeling happy about their visit. Harmony enjoys being active and spending as much time as possible with her family outside of The Clinic.

Britney Buck, CNA

Britney was born and raised in the Rogue Valley and is now raising her children here. As a mother to three rambunctious children, caretaking and nurturing have always come naturally. She received her CNA in 2018, and for several years took care of her grandparents and raised her children. She enjoys anything involving the outdoors, exploring new restaurants, and is constantly reading and learning. She is working toward her advanced esthetician and massage therapy licenses and takes pride in helping people look their best and feel their best.
Tracy Weber, Insurance Coordinator

Tracy Weber, Insurance Coordinator

Tracy is a native of the Pacific Northwest, who grew up in Eureka, but was always drawn to the natural beauty of the Rogue Valley. She finally moved to Medford 15 years ago with her daughter to enjoy the climate and seasons only offered in her new home town. Tracy worked in dentistry offices for nearly 20 years, but moved to the medical field with her move to Medford. 

Tracy has a true heart for helping people and her co-workers. She is often the voice behind our phones with patients and is our insurance expert and Referral Coordinator. She is also a skilled Patient Care Coordinator, Brilliant Distinctions Advisor and Care Credit Liaison. 

Tracy is a vital member of our clinic care team and is happy to help our patients in any way she can! 

Nicole Fitzsimmons, Patient Care Coordinator

Nicole Fitzsimmons, Patient Care Coordinator

An Oregon native, Nicole was born in Ashland and is a graduate of South Medford High School. Nicole enjoys life in the Rogue Valley and has a passion for the medical field. Previously trained and experienced as a phlebotomist, Nicole joined The Clinic for Dermatology & Wellness in 2018 in order to keep learning and growing in the medical and cosmetics fields. 

Nicole is one of the first people our patients see upon arrival at our clinic and is a skilled Patient Care Coordinator, Brilliant Distinctions Advisor and is always happy to assist our patients in any way possible. 

Together, Nicole and her husband have two French bulldogs, Bo and Daisy, and are looking forward to raising a family in the valley.

Siobhan Hammon, Patient Care Coordinator

Siobhan Hammon, Front Office Lead, Licensed Esthetician

Siobhan relocated to the Rogue Valley after six years of living in Raleigh, North Carolina.

She is a graduate of Eagle Point High School and the Oregon Institute of Cosmetology where she received her esthetician license in 2006. She also attended Rogue Community College to further her business skills. Her knowledge and passion for skin care is a great asset to our team.

Siobhan enjoys spending time with her husband, their two children and a family of pets and her large group of extended family and friends throughout the Rogue Valley.

Siobhan loves being part of the team and enjoys providing outstanding customer service to all of our patients!

Jennifer Bennett, Patient Care Coordinator, Licensed Esthetician

A native of the Eugene/Springfield area, Jennifer moved to Medford in October of 2020 and has been a licensed esthetician and nail tech since the early 90s. She is excited to join our team and to work with our patients in aesthetics, skincare, and anti-aging treatments, and to bring her expertise to every endeavor. When she’s not enjoying dinner and a movie with her son, Jennifer likes to travel (especially to the tropics!), enjoys scuba diving, horseback riding, and is an accomplished painter.

Ashley Padilla, Patient Care Coordinator

A recent transplant from the Bay Area, Ashley moved to Medford in October of 2019. She loves exploring Southern Oregon with her family, particularly during the autumn and winter seasons, and loves to curl up on the couch to watch horror movies with her pet Louie. Ashley cannot wait to help put a smile on the face of every patient who walks through our doors and believes her greatest joy comes from helping others to find joy in whatever they do. She plans to start school soon to work toward earning her license as an esthetician.

Shayla Rafala, Patient Care Coordinator, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

Shayla made the Rogue Valley her home 15 years ago after relocating from Spokane, Washington. Here, she has found a love for the many outdoor activities available in Southern Oregon and spends as much time as possible hiking, biking, skiing, and wake surfing. When she’s not enjoying the great outdoors, Shayla is a licensed physical therapist assistant and is excited to provide our patients with excellent care every time they visit us. She hopes to continue learning and growing in both the medical and aesthetic fields, to offer even better services to our clients.

Whitney Buck, Patient Care Coordinator

Whitney grew up in nearby Eagle Point and graduated from high school there in 2006. Her love for helping others and her passion for making the world a more beautiful place led her to cosmetology school, where in 2015, she completed her program as an esthetician and nail tech. Whitney enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying the beautiful winter seasons of Southern Oregon and is thrilled to have joined our team. She looks forward to serving each patient at The Clinic and helping make each life she touches more beautiful.