Sherry began her medical career as a surgical technologist in 2000. She became a certified surgical tech in 2003. She finished her training and became a Certified First Assistant in the OR in 2007. Sherry began working with Dr. Syn in the OR in 2008 and experienced the wonderful transformations bariatric patients were undergoing, regaining their health while losing weight and developed a passion for bariatric patients. Sherry was hired by Dr. Syn to work with him in the office as well as assist in the OR in 2011. When the officer manager for Dr. Syn retired in 2016, Sherry was promoted to the position of office manager however still assists in surgeries in the Hospital.
Billing, Insurance and Contracting specialist
Janet has worked in the medical field for over 41 years and has been the Business office manager for numerous hospitals. Janet has a wealth of knowledge related to insurance, billing and contracting. Janet has been with Dr. Syn since he opened his practice in 2002 when he recruited her from her hospital Business office manager position and taught him everything he knows about insurance, billing and contracting. Janet also has a passion for bariatric patients as she has seen the tremendous positive transformations in health and quality of life that bariatric patients undergo after bariatric surgery. Janet served as office manager for Dr. Syn from 2002 to 2016, as she wanted to retire in 2016, however with some coaxing and pleading from Dr. Syn, she agreed to remain on while working part time from home as our Billing/Insurance/Contracting specialist and fill in Office manager.
Erica De La Rosa
Certified Nurse Assistant, Medical assistant, Scheduler
Erica has been with Dr. Syn since 2005 after she finished her medical assistant training and clinical training with Dr. Syn. Erica became a licensed CNA in 2009. From the beginning Erica has been passionate about bariatric patients and loves hearing their transformation stories as she is evaluating them. Although very busy with vitals, patient evaluations, office tests and scheduling she is very efficient and always has the time to smile and joke with our patients and loves seeing how positively their bariatric surgeries have affected their lives.
MS, RDN, LD
Allison Roach is a registered dietitian with 21 years of experience. Her experience includes GI, Renal, long term care and her special interest is nutrition counseling. Allison loves being a dietician because she is able to help people achieve their health and wellness goals. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, reading and also makes time for being an advisor for Kapp Alpha Theta.
Sandra has been working in Insurance/Authorizations for over 9 years. Sandra has a broad base of experience as she has been working with authorizations for Drs’ offices, Hospices and Hospitals. When her experience and efficiency were noticed by Dr. Syn while working for a major hospital, she was recruited to come work for him in the office. She is very efficient and amazing in how quickly she can navigate the ins and outs of insurance in order to help people get approved for their surgeries and achieve their goals. She has a smile that lights up a room and always makes our patients feel loved and welcome. “I love my job! Watching their faces before, during and after surgery is something I enjoy so much!”
Director of First Impressions
Rosie is our kind and sweet front office person who was recruited from another Dr’s office. Her interest in bariatrics began while working for another Dr’s office and seeing the positive changes in the lives of patients being referred to them from Dr. Syn’s office. Whether on the phone or in person she will greet you with a smile and is willing to help in any way she can. She is now our “Director of First Impressions!”
Get In Touch
David Syn, M.D.
The Advanced Bariatric Surgery Center, P.A.
3805 22nd Place, Lubbock, TX 79410