Meet Your Hormone Health & Wellness Orlando Team

No one’s excited to see their doctor, right? Wrong!

 

One of the biggest reasons our patients love our office so much is the amazing staff.  Aside from a private, one-on-one conversation with Dr. Carrozzella, you will be treated with respect, courtesy and love by our dedicated staff.

Why do they care so much about our patients? A few of them are patients themselves with their own amazing success stories, but all of them simply love helping people feel better. Each member of our staff goes above and beyond to make sure you have the best experience possible. They are driven by our core values and it shows!

Your Wellness Advocates

JODY LAYNE

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Jody comes to Florida Center for Hormones and Wellness following a twenty-five-year career as a professional marketer and entrepreneur. She is also a hormone patient. Although Jody is in her 40’s and is pre-menopausal, she suffered from fatigue, foggy head syndrome, and a low sex drive. After a few months on pellet therapy, she is started to see remarkable changes in her energy levels, improved clarity, and more desire for intimacy.

PATRICK DERMODY

GENERAL MANAGER

Patrick joined the team as a seasoned Medical Assistant and expert in men’s health. In addition to his EMT experience prior to coming to Florida Center for Hormones and Wellness, Patrick worked in several clinics that support men in a variety of health concerns including erectile dysfunction, sexual performance, and intimate wellness. As the Director of Medical Services, Patrick runs the clinic with compassion and integrity and the patients just love him.

LEAH JAMES

DIRECTOR OF PATIENT SERVICES

Leah joins the FCHW team excited by the opportunity to care for patients and work with them to reach their personal health goals! She enjoys interacting, communicating, educating and celebrating peoples’ success. Coming from a hospitality management background, Leah knows what it takes to provide excellent care to people. Leah enjoys yoga, meditation, swimming, dancing, and eating good, nutritious food.

CYNTHIA VARGAS

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

Cynthia comes to us as a former medical assistant and is currently pursuing her nursing degree. She is very personable and easy to talk to, so she fits right in with the rest of the team! Cynthia loves spending time with family and in the great outdoors, and she even has her own hair styling business.

ALÉ CLARKE

PATIENT LIAISON

Alé previously worked as the medical administrator for a private plastic surgeon’s office in Winter Park and joins our team with the desire to connect with and heal people through her work. She is a certified yoga instructor and energy healer, and that work is what brings her ultimate joy.

VIVIANA BELTRAN

FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

Serving others is a gift Viviana loves to share, which is why she studied nutrition and decided to work with us. She loves to read and learn new and different ways to help people. Hiking is one of her ways to recharge and enjoy nature.

JEANETTE MALAVE

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Originally from Chicago, Jeanette brings a strong work ethic and dedication to her role. In addition to her extensive administrative experience, Jeanette is also a licensed esthetician, adding a unique skill set to her repertoire. She is passionate about skincare and beauty, and her expertise in this field allows her to excel in providing exceptional support to the office. Outside of work, Jeanette cherishes spending quality time with her family, as family values hold a special place in her heart.

TERESA BARGER

LICENSED ESTHETICIAN

Teresa brings to the team nearly 20 years experience as a Licensed Esthetician as well as having worked in the dermatology industry. She enjoys building connections with patients and being of service in the wellness space. Teresa has 3 daughters who she loves dearly and enjoys inspiring them to be the best versions of themselves they can be.

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COLIN DERMODY

SENIOR MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Previous to joining the FCHW team, Colin worked in the Air Force as an integrated avionics technician working specifically with the F-15 fighter jet. Having traveled halfway around the world, he’s chosen Orlando for his next adventure and is excited to be working with such a happy and vibrant group of people, and he’s really excited to be helping with the growth of such an amazing clinic.

YALEXIS NICOLE JIMENEZ OCASIO

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Yalexis joins our team after having spent time working with Urologists, Gynecologists, and Obstetricians, as well as working in an E.R. She is passionate about learning and helping people through medicine and quality patient care. The thing she loves most is spending every possible moment with her family.

ALYSSA LOWRY

PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR

Prior to becoming a part of the FCHW team, Alyssa has amassed a decade-long tenure in customer service, encompassing roles as diverse as nanny, hairstylist, laser technician, and wellness guide in the medicinal marijuana industry. Alyssa’s passion lies in establishing connections with individuals from various age groups and backgrounds, and she’s committed to fostering joy and well-being in those she mentors through a comprehensive holistic approach. Alyssa’s journey is driven by an enthusiasm for research, reading, and the pursuit of a love-filled and content life, surrounded by wonderful companions.

JUDY FUENTES

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Judy has served as a medical assistant for half a decade, bringing expertise from both the orthopedic and ENT specialties. Fueled by a profound passion for helping others and an insatiable curiosity, she continuously seeks out opportunities to learn and grow in the medical field.

LEXIE CABAN

FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

Lexie is an accomplished aesthetic enhancement professional with a wealth of experience in the field. She has previously worked as a surgical coordinator for a private plastic surgery and laser center in Orlando, showcasing her expertise in patient care and treatment coordination. Lexie is deeply passionate about helping patients feel like the best version of themselves, from the inside out, and she brings this passion and experience to our team. Her charismatic personality and love for aesthetics converge to create an exceptional patient experience. She believes that prioritizing health is the key to practicing true self-care, and she strives to connect with patients on a personal level to contribute to their overall well-being. Lexie takes great pride in her role in enhancing patients’ quality of life and is committed to providing top-notch care.

Keila Mestre, Patient Liaison, Florida Center for Hormones and Wellness

KEILA MESTRE

PATIENT LIAISON

Keila brings to the team over 23 years working as a Medical Assistant working in specialties such a Dermatology, Primary Care & Urogynecology. She also has experience in retail management, making customer service a number one priority with patients. Keila loves spending time with her 3 children. When not working as an MA, she enjoys the music world as a singer or you might find her enjoying the fashion industry as she owns her own pop up boutique.

KEYHONNA YOUNG

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Keyhonna is a highly skilled and certified medical assistant with valuable experience in both gynecology and urology clinics. Her dedication to providing top-notch patient care and her comprehensive knowledge of medical procedures make her an invaluable asset to any healthcare team. Keyhonna completed her externship at a prominent gynecologist’s clinic, where she gained hands-on experience and honed her skills in women’s health. She also has experience working in a urology clinic, demonstrating her versatility and adaptability in different medical settings.

Shawn Warden, Medical Assistant, Florida Center for Hormones and Wellness, Orlando, FL

SHAWN WARDEN

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

With over 15 years of experience as a medical assistant, Shawn is an integral part of our well oiled operation. Shawn is a cancer survivor and his permanent positive attitude is undeniable. He is the proud father to 2 daughters, and he loves video games. He is currently on track to become a Nurse!

AMANDA DARROCH

FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

Amanda is one of our front desk liaisons. She has a background working in hospital and pharmaceutical settings. She is passionate about the medical field, learning new skills, and personal growth. These abilities have helped her successfully streamline processes in companies she has worked for, such as Orlando Health and Advent Health. Amanda’s ambitious strive for learning and self-improvement has led her to love Psychology and listen to podcasts in her free time.