Patient Services Team

At Lake Meridian Chiropractic, our Patient Services Team is dedicated to giving you the best care possible and to get you on the road to good health in an efficient and thorough manner. We couldn’t deliver on that mission without the help of our excellent patient services team.

Paola Paz, Front Desk Manager

Paola Paz, Patient Care CoordinatorPaola was born in Colombia and raised in Alaska. She is fluent in Spanish as well as English and loves having the opportunity to speak to Spanish-speaking patients in their native language. Her background in the medical field includes working in a surgery and wound care center as well as in general practice for many years. She also had an amazing opportunity to work with the Attorney General’s Office over two-years in Juneau, AK while residing there. Paola believes in Chiropractic care and the positive impact it has had and continues to have in her own life and in those of our patients. Her number one goal is to help our patients with a positive happy attitude and a great big smile.

When Paola isn’t at work, she enjoys hiking, camping, fishing and spending quality time with her family.

Michele Hartman, Insurance Coordinator

Michele Hartman, Insurance CoordinatorMichele graduated from Renton Technical College with honors and received an AAS Degree as well as certificates of completion as a specialist in medical coding and medical reimbursement. She has been putting her degree to good use over the past 4 years specifically in chiropractic. In total, she has had 20 years of customer service experience and our patients really appreciate her expertise and conscientious approach to their accounts.

Having lived in Washington since 1980, Michele enjoys all things outdoors, spending time with her family and pets.

Viridiana Castro, Medical Assistant

Viridiana Castro, Medical AssistantViri is such an amazing addition to our LMC team and we feel very fortunate to have her. She loves to work with patients and you will experience her sweet, genuine personality the first time you meet her. Coming to us with 6 years of medical assisting experience has equipped her to help the doctors and patients with any of their treatment needs.

Viri grew up in Prosser, WA, is bilingual in Spanish and English and is married with 3 boys. She enjoys her time with family, hiking and photography.

Mayra Sanchez-Caceres, Medical Assistant

Mayra Sanchez-Caceres, Medical AssistantMayra is such a welcome addition to the Lake Meridian Chiropractic team with her welcoming smile and bright outlook. Born in Mexico and raised in Southern California, she is fluent in both Spanish and English and loves helping our Spanish-speaking patients. She graduated from Bryman College as a Medical Assistant and has worked in the chiropractic, medical and dental fields. When asked why she likes the chiropractic field, she states, “It is really great to see the progress of each patient. They come in with such pain and you truly see them transform after treatment.”

In Mayra’s spare time, she enjoys camping and taking road trips with her family.

Gaddi Loradaine R. Frayre, Medical Assistant

Gaddi Loradaine R. Frayre, Medical AssistantGigi was born in the Philippines and settled in Washington with her family in 2013. She is a can-do, happy to help, bright Medical Assistant who received her training at Pima Medical Institute. We know you will love working with Gigi as much as we do. She is bilingual in English and her native language, Tagalog. When asked why she likes working in Chiropractic, she says, “I love helping others in need and being a part of a team that cares about patients.”

In her spare time, Gigi loves to sing and play musical instruments.

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