Meet Our Staff

All of the staff in our office are professional, courteous and eager to assist each and every patient. Each person has a caring attitude and a desire to make the treatment and management of your illnesses and problems as easy as possible. The office runs in a casual atmosphere with special effort made to help the patient and their family feel in control of their medications, disease and treatment.

Stephanie Heiser, APRN, FNP-C

Stephanie joined the practice in 2019. Originally from Ohio, she received her nursing degree from Kent State University. She was a nurse in multiple fields before completing her training as a nurse practitioner at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She enjoys making pottery with her husband, hanging out with her new baby boy born in September 2020, and hiking with friends.

Lisa W., Office Manager

Lisa has been working in the medical field since 2007 in various roles including reconciling patient accounts, medical billing, and clinical scheduling. Lisa is married with 4 children and has lived in Overland Park since 2002. She and her husband enjoy cooking, riding motorcycles, hiking area parks, and hanging out with friends and family.

Courtney M., LPN

Courtney has always wanted to be in the nursing field and thoroughly enjoys it! In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and friends. Courtney is working on her RN, BSN.

Colleen W., LPN

Colleen joined us when she moved back to the Kansas City area from Denver nine years ago. She enjoys patient care and loves to laugh. Having grown up in St. Louis, she is an adamant Cardinals fan. She has one grown daughter and several nieces and nephews. And of course, the “light” of her life, her granddaughter, SOPHY!!

Ashley C., LPN

Ashley joined our team in 2004 and can be found giving allergy shots and taking nurse calls. Ashley and her husband welcomed a son in 2014. Her family enjoys camping and spending weekends at the lake.

Alice M., RN

 

Ashley W., RN, BSN

Ashley joined the office in 2017 after graduating from UMKC in 2016 with her BSN. She has always had a passion for caring for others and learning about the astounding human body. She has a boyfriend and a pomeranian-yorkie that she loves very much. In her free time she enjoys watching her favorite TV shows, going to parks, working out, and traveling.

Jenny S., RN, BSN

Jenny is a graduate of St. Luke’s College of Nursing with a BSN. She worked at St. Luke’s Hospital on the Plaza for 10 years in trauma, urology, pre/post anesthesia and ENT prior to coming to the practice. She enjoys reading, running, walking and biking with her husband and daughter.

Caroline G., RN, BSN

Caroline grew up in Overland Park, KS and graduated from Baker University School of Nursing with her BSN in 2018. She joined our office after working as a med-surg and pediatric nurse in Manhattan, KS. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends, family, and dog.

Katie D., RN

Katie grew up in Overland Park, KS and received her RN from Rasmussen University in 2018. She previously worked on the women’s med-surg unit at Olathe Medical Center before joining Kanarek Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and going hiking.

Cynthia R., MA

Cynthia joined our staff in July of 2019. Cynthia enjoys kids and welcomed a baby into this wonderful world March of 2020. Cynthia is bilingual, being able to speak Spanish fluently. In her free time she enjoys crafting.

Zhahn G., Medical Billing Specialist

Zhahn has her degree in Medical Reimbursement and Coding and is a licensed Certified Coding Associate (CCA). She had previously worked as a Patient Account Representative, Authorization and Eligibility Specialist, and A/R Specialist. Although she does not provide direct patient care, she values the well-being of each patient and strives to provide the best quality of financial care for each patient from her position within the patient chain of care.

Marlee B., Receptionist

Marlee was born and raised in Overland Park, Marlee graduated from Shawnee Mission Northwest. She knew from a young age that talking to people was her passion, so becoming a receptionist was an easy decision for her! She joined our office in November 2020 and plans to stay here as long as they will let her! She hopes that she can bring a smile to everyone’s face who calls or walks into our office. In her free time, Marlee enjoys singing, dancing, knitting, reading, and snuggling with her kitten!

Drew M., Clinical Research Coordinator

Drew prides himself on being an individual with exceptional research abilities. Drew is passionate and adventurous.  He enjoys the opportunity to engage in open-minded  discussions while exploring all sides of an argument. He enjoys wearing polka dots, while walking his spotted dog.