Lucretia is Zand Dermatology's office manager, certified biller + coder, and patient financial advocate. She is an expert at dealing with Medicare and can help address any concerns about your bill or reimbursements. Before joining our team, Lucretia managed a busy dermatology practice for almost 30 years. She is highly knowledgeable and skilled at answering clinical questions about biopsy results, surgical procedures, cosmetic treatments, wound care, and what to expect. She is a graduate of UNLV, where she studied both nursing and business. Outside of the office, Lucretia enjoys spending time with her daughters and 7 grandchildren, and sailing the bay with her husband Jim and their loving golden doodle Luc.
Certified Physician Assistant
Jodi is a nationally certified Physician Assistant and licensed to practice in the state of California. She is one of the newest additions to Zand Dermatology, and she is so thrilled to be joining our team. She completed her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Yale University. After working at Yale New Haven Hospital taking care of critically ill patients in the ICU, she has recently moved to California with her husband and is so excited to be transitioning to the field of dermatology. In her free time she loves spending time with family and friends, enjoying the outdoors, listening to a good audiobook, and jogging.
Pre-Med Medical Assistant
Eliana is the newest addition to our team at Zand Dermatology, joining us as a Medical and Surgical Assistant. She recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Sonoma State University and is on the pre-med track pursuing a career in healthcare. Naturally, as a biochemist, Eliana is a skincare enthusiast and often finds herself applying her chemistry background and research skills to dermatology. Eliana is passionate about dermatology and loves connecting with patients as she learns more about the medical field. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring new places, and practicing new skills— whether that be brushing up on her French, playing the piano, or choreographing dance.
After falling in love with Natalie as our summer intern, we were thrilled to have her join our team as a medical assistant. Natalie is passionate about providing excellent patient care, relating to patients' stories, and making a direct impact on people’s lives. She is pre-med, pursuing a BS in Biochemistry and a minor in Sociology from Sonoma State University, and strives to become a physician. A natural leader, Natalie was the Senator of Science and Technology, VP of the Pre-Health Professions Club, and works with the Career Technical Foundation of Sonoma County to increase opportunities for young girls in STEM fields. Natalie was called to medicine to help people lead healthier and happier lives, regardless of their current circumstances. Her interest was solidified after interning at Stanford Hospital and volunteering in the ER. During her free time, Natalie enjoys traveling, weight lifting, and spending time with friends and family.
Lucia Dezotell is a licensed medical aesthetician and skin care specialist, who collaborates with medical professionals to address patients’ skin concerns. With experience in a wide range of treatments including dermaplaning, extractions, microdermabrasion and chemical peels, Lucia specializes in treatments for rosacea, melasma and acne. Lucia is passionate about skin health, and knows how to work with different skin concerns, prevent skin complications and restore skin health. Outside of work, Lucia is a passionate mother to her daughter Zoe. You will most likely find Lucia at the beach with her family and friends, enjoying the outdoors.
Meet Bella, our therapy dog and certified emotional support animal! Bella is a special member of our team and our patients love her for the emotional support she provides. Therapy pets are embraced at top hospitals like MGH and UCSF, as scientific research shows they help lower anxiety, reduce blood pressure, and increase the happy hormone oxytocin. Bella is a hypoallergenic, non-shedding, tricolored Yorkie. She adores being held and cuddled, especially by patients who feel nervous before in-office procedures. This unique heartfelt connection lifts our patients’ spirits and enhances the healing process. Let us know if Dr. Bella can help enrich your experience at Zand Dermatology!