Vocational Nurse – Catalina Peña
Catalina Peña is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and a graduate of Austin Community College. She has been in the medical field since 2010. She has worked in various clinical settings including Adolescent, Pediatrics, and float nurse experience to 12 specialties under 24 providers. She has been in the general surgery setting since 2014, her last clinic was specializing in General Surgery, Bariatrics and Hiatal Hernia Repair. She joined NorthStar Surgery Specialists in 2019. She is a mother of two, grandmother to Katherine and Alexandra, and is married to her high school sweetheart, Roland. She resides in Georgetown, Texas. Hobbies include traveling, reading and organizing family events.
Billing Coordinator – Mieka
Mieka is a 2012 graduate from Virginia College at Austin. She joined the healthcare billing field shortly after graduating. She joined NorthStar Surgery Specialists in November 2013. She is a certified professional coder through AAPC. She was also president of the Medical billing and coding association at Virginia College at Austin. She is a proud mother of two. As a billing coordinator she evaluates medical documentation to assign proper coding, and is responsible for any billing/insurance questions you may have. She also helps with front office duties, such as patient check in/check out and scheduling appointments.