Meet the Team


Kim Bandy – Operations Director

Kim has worked at Austin Dermatology Associates for over six years. She    manages the business office functions and enjoys personalizing each   patient’s experience. If you need assistance in understanding your   account or working out financial arrangements, she will be happy to help you. Outside of work, you’ll find Kim running trails, playing soccer, or entertaining her golden retriever Ziggy. As a first rule of thumb, don’t forget the sunscreen.

 


Becky Ramos – Clinical Trials Coordinator

Becky is the clinical trials coordinator at Austin Dermatology Associates. She has over ten years of experience in the medical field. Becky worked in family practice and occupational medicine prior to joining Austin Dermatology in 2009.

 


Sierra Banda- Medical Assistant

As a very knowledgeable team member in the field of dermatology, Sierra loves skincare. She is dedicated to listening to patient concerns and enjoys patient care. Sierra ensures patients needs are met from the moment they walk in until the moment they leave. Sierra married her high school sweet heart and made her home in Austin.  She loves spending time with her two children and family. When Sierra is not taking care of patients, you can find her at a family bar-b-que or hanging outdoors. Sierra recommends using a daily antioxidant as well as sunscreen to prevent the aging process.  Don’t forget to apply sunscreen to  your hands.


Joanna Dziewa – Medical Assistant

Joanna focuses on patient care. She is professional, friendly and has a promising future in the medical field.  Joanna recommends wearing a daily sunscreen to prevent aging spots and wrinkles.  Joanna is one of the few true Austinites left! When she isn’t working at Austin Dermatology Associates, she spends her time hiking, rock climbing, stand up paddle boarding or entertaining her puppy dog.  During your next visit ask Joanna for  tips on local outdoor activities or food options – she’s a foodie at heart.


Mackenzie Cunningham – Medical Assistant

Mackenzie is best described as a go-getter. She ensures patients, as well as staff are taken care of.  She is a great resource to Austin Dermatology. Originally from Austin, Mackenzie has recently completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Georgia. In her free time Mackenzie enjoys running, hanging out on Lake Austin, and playing with her dogs Beau and Bella. She is very passionate about the medical field and is hoping to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant in the future.  Mackenzie recommends drinking plenty of water and advises to never ever sleep in your makeup.


Tracy Diaz – Clinical Coordinator

Tracy is a jack of all trades.  She is an incredible resource for patients in the realm scheduling, referral management, or prescription refills. Tracy brings 15 years of experience to Austin Dermatology surrounding referral management and patient care.  Tracy ensures that patients receive the care they need from minute they schedule their initial visit. Tracy is always full of surprises, she loves spending time with her family, eating at local  bar-b-que joints and listening to 80’s jams.


Jennifer Islas – Medical Assistant

Jennifer joined Austin Dermatology with over eight years of experience as a medical assistant, surgical assistant, and laboratory technician.  She is a small town girl, originally from Lockhart, bar-b-que capital of the world! Jennifer’s favorite BBQ joint is Kreutz’s BBQ. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and pet bird.

 


Tuwi Rokodulu- Authorization Liason

What would we do without Tuwi ? He understands all of the technicalities surrounding patient biologics and coordinating prescription refills. Tuwi ‘s greatest satisfaction is when a patient in need is approved for their recommended medication.  He is an aspiring financial analyst and always looking for ways to improve productivity. Tuwi is originally from Fiji  and has since made his home in Austin. In his free time you can catch him playing rugby for the Austin Huns Rugby Club.

 


Ruben Aleman – Scheduling Coordinator

Ruben moved from Michigan five years ago. He has worked in the administrative field since high school (over 15 yrs). Before working for Austin Dermatology he worked as an office manager at his brother’s business and ran the office. Ruben enjoys working with people and numbers. He is bi-lingual in Spanish and English. Ruben enjoys all aspects of the medical field. When Ruben is not working, he likes to spend time with his four children and wife. Ruben has three German Shepherds and a cat. He is an avid animal lover and would like to learn to break dance one day.


Kaytlin Brooks – Patient Concierge

Kaytlin is originally from  Houston, TX- but we forgive her! She finally made the trek to Austin two years ago and loves this town. Kaytlin’s enthusiasm for dermatology is contagious.  Although she is new to the world of dermatology, she is extremely eager to learn all the vital aspects of skincare. In her leisure time she enjoys reading, attending music and comedy shows and playing with her calico cat, Margot Tenenbaum.  Kaytlin is an aspiring screen writer for television and wants to rule the world. Her favorite skin care tip is to drink more water, so drink up!


Elaine Humphrey – Front Office Coordinator

Born and raised in California, Elaine has worked in the medical field for over 10 years. She moved to Texas in 2012 with her husband and two daughters. Elaine has a passion for helping people. While out of the office she spends most of her time with her family, friends, and her newly adopted shelter dog, Ginger. She recommends using a daily moisturizer in your skincare regimen.


Alice Sanchez- Front Office Coordinator, Dripping Springs

Alice was born in Weslaco, Texas and moved to Austin 12 years ago.  She joined Austin Dermatology Associates in 2015 where she continues her zeal for learning Dermatology. You can find Alice running the front desk at our Dripping Springs location. When Alice is not working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, and friends.


Staff

Carrie Lundgren- Medical Assistant