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.
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).
Aliya Gomez – Licensed Vocational Nurse
Aliya is a Licensed Vocational Nurse at our Pasadena office. Her main focus is making sure every patient feels welcome and cared for. Aliya is always eager to offer her assistance and wants to make sure every patient has a pleasant experience at Teleos Plastic Surgery. Aliya enjoys hiking with her dog, being by the beach, traveling, attending concerts, photography, and spending time with her family and friends.
Laura Lopez – Medical Assistant, Certified Scrub Technician
Laura has been a medical assistant for over 16 years. She is also a certified surgical technologist with plastic surgery procedure experience. Laura has extensive experience with phlebotomy. Her life outside of work revolves around her 4 children, fiancé and family. Laura is a huge LA Dodgers fan and goes to games every chance she has!
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.