Our Team

About Us

North Texas Surgical Specialists are proud to provide surgical services to residents of Fort Worth, Texas, and surrounding cities. This facility offers a variety of services to patients, including weight loss surgery, general surgery, and robotic surgery. The experienced physicians at North Texas Surgical Specialists also offer surgical treatment options for patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, and esophageal cancer. The doctors at this facility understand that every case is unique, and they plan procedures carefully to meet the needs of the individual patient.

North Texas Surgical Specialists is located on 8th Avenue in Fort Worth, Texas. They accept all types of insurance, including PPO and HMO plans. Their surgeons are affiliated with several hospitals in the area, allowing patients to select a location that is convenient for them. Patients who are interested in treatment at North Texas Surgical Specialists should contact the office to schedule an appointment.

Physicians

Jay Patel, DO

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Long Nguyen, MD

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Ashley Mekala, DO

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Tai Do, MD

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Leslie Reddell, DO

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Amanda Dugan, AANP

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Denish Patel, DO

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Staff

Rob San Miguel

Rob San Miguel

VP of Operations

Comprehensive management and oversight of all of NTSS operations from daily clinic to surgery. Also works with the providers to ensure the practice continues to grow and ensures high fidelity for the care of our patients. During my free time, I enjoy participating in activities of health and fitness, spending time outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Cecilia Ojeda

Cecilia Ojeda

MA/Bariatric Coordinator

Makes sure patients are well informed in the lifestyle change that will come with bariatric surgery and the journey toward weight loss. Works closely with doctors during the patients visit to maximize patient care. On my free time I enjoy hiking, working out and spending time with my family. I am very passionate about living a healthy lifestyle, love to share my knowledge and encouragement with our patients.

Enna Gonzalez

Enna Gonzalez

MA/Referral Coordinator

 

Handles all incoming referrals to ensure speedy processing and appointment scheduling. Insurance verification and provider/patient communication throughout the referral process. I love spending time with my hubby and our 4 children. Enjoy going to the movies and doing activities with my family.

 

Stacy Davis

Stacy Davis

Surgery Scheduler/Insurance Authorizations

Timely authorization submission, pre-certifications and surgery scheduling for all physicians. During my free time, I enjoy traveling , playing coed softball, spending time with family and friends.

Shard Lee

Shard Lee

Billing Coordinator

Comprehensive billing oversight both in-office and surgical procedures. Charge entry and claim submission to streamline billing processes. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time at the lake, kayaking on a lazy river, playing around with my chihuahuas, volunteering and spending time with my family and friends.

Yesenia Viramontes

Yesenia Viramontes

MA/Back Office

MA Back office patient and chart work up for all three clinics to include chart up up to include rooming patients, vital signs and ensuring quality patient care. During my free time, I enjoy hiking, hanging out at the lake, sand volleyball, family dinners, art festivals and anything outdoors.

Josefina Samano

Josefina Samano

MA/Medical Records

Ensures appointments are scheduled in a timely fashion as well as making the checkout process efficient during clinic visits. In addition, Jo handles all FMLA and medical records requests. During my time outside of work, I love baking with my daughter, reading a good book or hiking with my dog Lexi.

Jessica Rocha

Jessica Rocha

MA/Front Office

Front office check in, insurance authorizations, payment collections/posting and chart works up for all three clinics. During my free time I enjoy traveling, spending time with friends and family.