Our team

Carmen Tellez, Office Manager

carmen-150As practice manager, Carmen with her many years of experience sees that LVB runs smoothly and efficiently making sure that our patients’ experience the warm and friendly service that’s expected. In addition to being bilingual in English and Spanish, Carmen brings many attributes to the practice to ensure that our patients are given the best in quality care that anyone can provide. Her passion and commitment is tireless, leaving no stone unturned. This sets us apart.

Angela Vazquez, Lead Bariatric Coordinator

Angela Vazquez, Lead Bariatric CoordinatorAngela is a graduate of Everest College. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. She is Doctor Hanna’s right hand and personal assistant when patients come in for their visit. She will greet you and make sure that all of your needs are met during your visit. Her extensive knowledge of the surgical procedures and how our office runs allows her to coordinate patients’ flow from start to finish.

Joey Sjostrom, Registered Dietition

joeyJoey Sjostrom is our Registered Dietitian. After graduating from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln with her Bachelors Degree in Nutritional Science and Dietetics, she completed her Dietetic Internship in Stockton, California.
Joey will work with you closely every step of the way on this journey. You will see Joey before and after surgery and she will give you all the information you need to know to maintain a healthy diet before and after surgery.

Kyra, Assistant Bariatric Coordinator

Assistant Bariatric CoordinatorKyra graduated from Carrington College as a Certified Medical Assistant, top of her class with a 3.9 GPA. She is the assistant Bariatric Coordinator. She is fully knowledgeable of the questions and answers that patients have regarding Bariatric procedures. She’s also in charge of medical records and gives a helping hand around the office to assist anyone with anything they need.

Rose Clayton, Medical Assistant

Rose Clayton, Medical AssistantRose is a graduate from Nevada Career Institute. She is a very well qualified, confident, high-spirited assistant who is knowledgeable in both our front and back office when it comes to patient care. She is always willing and able to help any patient in all areas of their experience here at Las Vegas Bariatrics.  She is a highly punctual team player that is able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Rose is Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Emelia’s Bio

Emelia's BioEmelia is a certified AEMT with over five years of experience in the medical field. She is responsible for verifying insurance coverage and benefits. She is well trained and has exceptional knowledge to perform all administrative and clinical tasks to help keep our office running smoothly. Her positive attitude and experience with friendly customer service gives our office a better work environment.

Michele Lentz Bio

Michele Lentz BioMichele Lentz is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She has be promoting health, wellness, and a positive image in Las Vegas since 1996. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Michele completed her Bachelor Degree in Nursing at Pennsylvania State University located in University Park, PA. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing at the Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. Michele also completed additional training in Aesthetics Medicine in Beverly Hills, CA. Her motto is “Live Well, Age Well, Be Well.”