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 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.
Gaddi Loradaine R. Frayre, Medical Assistant and Chiropractic Technician
Gigi 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.
Kristin Ward, Insurance Coordinator
Kristin was born in Tacoma Washington and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Kristin has a total of 13 years spent in the medical field with experience in front desk and billing operations as well as management. She has spent the last 7 years in medical insurance billing and coding. She gradated from Everest with honors and has enjoyed helping patents understand their health insurance as well as helping businesses navigate through the crazy world of insurance.
Kristin believes Chiropractic care is what saved her life in the way of curing her debilitating migraines and chronic back pain.
When Kristin isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, taking walks along the waterfront, shopping for antiques, watching old movies and cleaning her house.
Viridiana Castro, Medical Assistant and Chiropractic Technician
Viri 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 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.