Our super-friendly, approachable, and highly-skilled staff is available to assist in all aspects of your care! We aim to treat each and every patient like our own family!
Amanda Pettus – Certified Physician Assistant
Amanda earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Northern Arizona University and her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of New England. Amanda brings two years of surgical experience and assists Dr. Max in surgery as well as in clinic. You will meet Amanda the day of your appointment with Dr. Max. Amanda is excited to bring her energy and passion for medical aesthetics to Dr. Max Lehfeldt’s team. In her spare time, you will find Amanda outdoors – boating/being near the ocean, watching movies, reading, and spending time with family and friends. Please call 888.963.7629 or email Amanda if you have any questions.
Bernice Whitaker – Patient Care Coordinator
Bernice is the Patient Care Coordinator for our Pasadena office. She has over 12 years of patient care coordinating experience. When you come in for your consultation with our plastic surgeon, Dr. Max Lehfeldt, you will meet with Bernice and she can walk you through any additional questions you may have about your scheduled procedure. She will help you feel relaxed about your big day and coordinate anything you may need help with such as choosing your surgery location, pre-operative clearance, laboratory work that you may need, post-operative garments, and post-operative visits. Bernice is available throughout the entire surgical process. Her pleasant and engaging nature will comfort and ease any anxiety you may have regarding your treatments. Bernice’s hobbies include hiking, camping, cooking, traveling, gardening, and interior design. She and her husband create and weld wine bottle chandeliers! Bernice is another dog and cat lover on our team! You can reach Bernice at the office via phone (888) 96.DR.MAX or (888) 963-7629 or email.
Heather Dixon – Registered Nurse, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Certified Nurse of the Operating Room, Director of Nursing Teleos Outpatient Surgery Center
Heather has been a Registered Nurse for over 7 years and is a Certified Nurse of the Operating Room. Heather earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at United States University in San Diego. She trained at the best trauma center in the San Gabriel Valley, Huntington Hospital. Heather specializes in plastic surgery, spending most of her career in the operating room. She has an extensive background in nursing including Open Heart Surgery, Pediatrics, and Facial Reconstruction. With her spare time, Heather enjoys traveling with her husband and trying new restaurants. When Heather is at home she enjoys cooking, hiking with her Labrador, Buster, and gardening in her beautiful yard. Heather’s favorite memory of growing up locally was the year she volunteered to decorate a float in the Rose Parade.
Crystle Garcia – Certified Medical Assistant
A Certified Medical Assistant, Crystle has many years of experience in the field of medical aesthetics. She is dedicated to helping you through the treatment process from the first consultation through to the post-operative recovery period. Crystle is fluent in Spanish and is extremely proud to be working with Dr. Lehfeldt and his skilled team here at Teleos Plastic Surgery. She wants to make your experience with us as comfortable and pleasant as possible, and encourages you to ask any questions you may have. In her spare time, Crystle loves listening to country music, travelling, and spending as much time as she can with her grandparents and Malibu, her adorable Maltese. You can contact Crystle via email or by phone at (888) 96.DR.MAX (888.963.7629).
Doreine Ramirez – Receptionist
Doreine is passionate about helping people and enjoys assisting Dr. Lehfeldt’s patients and providers. She comes to us with several years of experience working as part of the front office staff for medical practices, and she is happy to be one of the first smiling faces you’ll see here at Teleos Plastic Surgery. Doreine particularly enjoys being on such a collaborative team of medical professionals where everyone is willing to lend a helping hand. In her free time, Doreine loves watching her daughter’s ballet performances and visiting Disneyland.
Jaclynn Tada – Receptionist
Jaclynn has an extensive background in cosmetology and hospitality. She is always eager to give patients a warm welcome and to do what she can to make them feel comfortable here at our office. When she’s not working, Jaclynn enjoys cooking delectable vegan food and spending time with her two beloved dogs. She is also a certified personal trainer and loves helping individuals develop healthier lifestyles and good exercise routines.