Farah Villanueva, MSN, FNP-C – Wound Care Specialist
Farah Villanueva Wong attended Texas Woman's University in Houston where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in 2011. She worked in the neonatal intensive care unit at The Woman's Hospital of Texas for 6 years. During that time, she discovered her passion for working with children and their families. In 2018, she completed her training as a nurse practitioner and obtained a Master's Degree from Simmon's University. Farah is Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Farah joined our practice in July 2018 and is our Family Nurse Practitioner. Her responsibilities include comanaging patients who suffer from complex wounds both in the hospital and clinic setting. Farah finds her job very rewarding and she enjoys supporting the patient and their family during their treatment. Dr. Amaya is very pleased to have such a vibrant and caring professional who will treat each patient with the same care and devotion patients have come to expect from our practice.
Farah is married and has 2 fur babies. On her free time, she loves to travel, hike, and spend time with her family and dogs.
Jamie Schulze, RN – Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Jamie is originally from New Mexico and has lived in Houston for the past 6 years. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for the past 8 years in hospitals, plastic surgery offices, and med spas. She has received training in cosmetic procedures to include Botox, fillers and microneedling. She has extensive experience in aesthetic procedures and her work can be reviewed on her IG account - @jamie_injects. A motto Jamie loves to live by is “Say YES to an opportunity that could change your life.” One of her favorite procedures is injecting the lips. “I love when my clients walk out of the office with so much more confidence then when they walked in with.” Jamie is all about enhancing your natural beauty and enjoys working with each individual patient to ensure their aesthetic treatment plan is achieved with amazing results. Dr. Amaya is very excited to add Jamie to his office staff and feels fortunate to have such a skilled and endearing nurse oversee the injectable services for the practice.
Erika Reyes, LSO, CLHR - Business Manager
Erika was born and raised in Houston, Texas and is fluent in English and Spanish. She joined our practice in September 2006. Erika ensures all aspects of our business operations run smoothly and every patient receives exceptional care. Some of her responsibilities include hospital credentialing, obtaining and maintaining licenses of our clinicians, HR and employee management. As our Laser Safety Officer, she also monitors and enforces the control of laser hazards, policies and procedures. Her organizational and people skills make her a valuable and irreplaceable member of our team. Dr. Amaya is pleased to have Erika managing the business aspect of the practice allowing the medical staff to focus on patient care.
Erika is happily married and a mother of 3 boys. She enjoys shopping, traveling, deer hunting and cheering on the Houston Rockets.
Mayra Sustaita, CMA, CLHRT
Mayra was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She joined our practice in April 2010. Mayra is our bilingual wound care medical assistant and certified laser hair removal technician. She also assists Dr. Amaya with all of our cosmetic and non-cosmetic laser procedures. She coordinates wound care appointments, patient supply needs and serves as the initial contact for all questions and concerns regarding wound and laser services. Her favorite part of the job is interacting with our patients and their families. Patients love Mayra and Dr. Amaya will often refer to her as “the real boss”. She is an integral part of the medical team along with Dr. Amaya and Farah.
Mayra is happily married and is a mother of 5 kids and has 2 fur babies. In her spare time Mayra enjoys watching the Houston Astros, outdoor activities, and spending quality time with her family.
Jelexy Lopez – Front Desk Receptionist
Lexy was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She joined our practice in August 2017. Lexy is our enthusiastic receptionist, the face of our practice! She is always hands on deck when needed. Her favorite part of the job is meeting new people.
She is a mother of two fur babies. In her spare time, Lexy likes to enjoy going to concerts, reading books, and spending time with family and friends.
Harriett Fry-Solomon - Insurance Credentialing Specialist
Harriett, our newest member to the staff; has been with the practice 1 year and is responsible for all aspects regarding insurance verification and treatment authorization.
She also assists with patient scheduling and addressing concerns and questions from patients. Her research and negotiations skill base as a paralegal and experienced billing and coding clerk has made her an asset to our practice.