Meet the Staff

  • Sheila Nouri - Practice Manager

    Sheila Nouri – Practice Manager

    Sheila oversees various aspects of our office such as day to day operations, supervising staff and facilitates business development. Prior to joining Texas Liposuction, she began her career as Medical Assistant where she was shortly promoted to a Medical Assistant Supervisor and then became the Operations Manager for a well known medical practice. Sheila is very passionate about patient care and ensures our practice runs smoothly. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition and Foods at the University of Houston. During her free time, Sheila enjoys traveling and spending time with family.

  • Sonia Kheshtkar - Lead Medical Assistant

    Sonia Kheshtkar — Patient Care Coordinator

    Sonia consults with patients to determine their needs, develops care plans, and coordinates top-quality patient care services. Sonia has over 10 years of experience in healthcare and has worked with some of the most world renowned facilities, such as Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry with Honors at Texas State University. Sonia loves interacting with patients and building a relationship to help achieve their individual aesthetic and cosmetic goals. During her free time, Sonia is a yogi and enjoys running, spinning, and traveling the world with her husband and Barbet puppy.

  • Sonia Ruiz - Lead Medical Assistant

    Sonia Ruiz – Lead Medical Assistant

    Sonia has been with the practice since April 2014. She is passionate about ensuring our patients receive the best care possible. She fosters confidence and comfort in our patients throughout their treatment with Dr. Payne. Sonia works tirelessly to ensure our patients and staff members are taken care of. Sonia has a Master’s from Houston Baptist University and is a certified medical assistant from College of HealthCare Professions. During her free time, Sonia enjoys writing, crafts and listening to music.

  • Hanna Garcia - Medical Assistant

    Hanna Garcia – Medical Assistant

    Hanna attended the Pima Medical Institute and completed externship with us here at Texas Liposuction. Hanna helps maintain organization throughout daily tasks and is passionate in helping the needs of others. During her free time, Hanna enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dog.

  • Adriana Mendez – Front Desk/Payment Specialist

    Adriana has been part of our team since April 2018 with over six years of experience in the medical field. Being the first friendly face you see when you walk into our practice, Adriana creates a warm and welcoming environment. She is also whom you will speak with regarding payments. Adriana will inform you with any fees that will be collected prior to your appointment at our office. She is originally from Colombia. Adriana enjoys spending time with her husband and her two beautiful children. She loves music and good food. She likes to travel and learn all about different cultures.