Staff at Arizona Vein & Laser Institute

Purnima Sharma | Vice President & Practice Manager

Purnima is the practice manager at Arizona Vein & Laser Institute since its inception in 2005.

Purnima has worked in the health care industry for over 15 years. She has been the key to implementing all the successful marketing programs for the clinics. She has made administrative changes that has allowed the company to grow into the success it is today.

She has a master’s in business administration to her credit. She works closely with her support staff in the clinical protocols and the administrative aspects of the company. Purnima plays a major role in the success of the organization. With her talents and efforts she’s helped to grow the clinic to 6 locations, with Scottsdale as the newest clinic that opened in December 2019. She’s very passionate about patient satisfaction and patient care, making Arizona Vein and Laser Institute the best in the Arizona market.

Elizabeth Alcocer | Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth comes to us with a medical management background and has been with Az Vein for 10 months now. She serves as the office manager in Glendale and bounces around all of our 5 locations.

She’s a native of Arizona, a grandmother of 5 grandchildren, which keeps her busy when she’s not at the office. She is known for her compassion towards our office staff as well as the patients.

We are happy to have Elizabeth serving our staff and our local communities overall health and well being!

Frany M. | Lead Scheduler

Frany M. has been with Arizona Vein and Laser now for more than six years. She has excellent communication skills over the phone and in person. She is a very compassionate person and never misses an opportunity to show that to everyone who visits the clinic. Her great sense of humor is very well received with everyone.

Alejandra Hernandez | Insurance Authorization

AZ Vein and Laser Institute / Vein Med Solutions

Front Desk Administrator, Insurance Specialist, and Medical Assistant

Alejandra is known for thoughtfulness of others, excellence in customer service, and in improving the company in any way possible.

She enjoys spending time with her kids, vacationing in San Diego, California. Her Hobbies include singing and doing make up. Her goal is to become the best at any position she takes on in the company with her dedication and motivation to improve.

Melina Sanchez | Support Staff

Education: Medical Assistant Degree from Arizona College.

Melina completed her externship with this company and was hired at Arizona Vein & Laser Institute after completing her mandatory hours.

Melina enjoys her family of 5 sisters and 2 brothers that motivate and inspire her to learn and work hard every day. She spends as much time as possible with her family enjoying their company.

Jackie Alvares | Support Staff


Jackie plays an important role as our front office intake associate as well as assisting with medical billing tasks every day. Her dedication is what keeps our clinic growing and makes it very successful. In her spare time, she enjoys her 3 sisters and 2 brothers where family means everything to her.

Johana Escobar | Support Staff

After Johana’s college education, she became a paralegal prior to joining Arizona Vein & Laser as a medical assistant.

Outside of the clinic, she loves to travel to Flagstaff and Sedona. She and her husband also enjoy taking their 2 children to the beaches of California.

Elena Moreno | Support Staff

Elena plays a very important role at our Phoenix office as the front office intake associate. She is highly skilled in the duties of office clerical and medical record keeping.

In her spare time Elena enjoys spending quality time with her family. She enjoys taking trips to the ocean and having adventures with her family. She loves cooking delicious meals for her family and friends.

Lavinia Muresan | Tech

Lavinia received her Associates Degree as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer prior to joining the Team at Arizona Vein & Laser Institute. She enjoys working at our clinics and the staff enjoy working with her as well.

She has four brothers, 2 sisters, 6 nieces and 2 nephews that live out of state. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling to see her family.

Jennifer Lusted | Tech

Jennifer is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2015. She has a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern State University in Louisiana and is a graduate of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program from the Pima Medical Institute.

Jennifer has been married to her supportive and loving husband of 4 years. Most of her family still lives in Louisiana but she loves travelling back to spend time with them in her spare time.

She is very passionate about her career and caring for her patients that she strives to continue her education in the health field.

Erika Galan | Tech

Erika comes to Arizona Vein and Laser Institute with an Associate of Occupational Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography as well as holding a Medical Assistant Certificate.

All of her hard work has made Erika one of our top Medical Assistants here at our organization as she has been a valuable asset as a Medical Assistant with 4+ years experience as an Ultrasound Technician. Her knowledge and expertise has helped in the growth and reputation of our Practice.

She is also a wonderful wife and a loving mother of her two children. She enjoys her days off with her family by going to the movies and traveling to see family.

Her desire is to continue helping patients get back to a healthy and normal lifestyle. Erika’s goal is to continue being educated in her field so that she can utilize her skills and talents in the medical field.

We are happy to have Erika on our Team here at Arizona Vein & Laser Institute.

Alicia | Position Needed ??



Danielle Martinez | Tech

Danielle graduated with honors from the Pima Medical Institute with an Associates in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. She is registered through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Sonography. We are very fortunate to have Danielle as part of our Team here at Arizona Vein & Laser Institute.

She enjoys spending time with her five-year-old daughter and looks forward to obtaining her registry with ARDMS.

Desiree Simmons | Insurance Authorization

Desiree plays a very important role in our Insurance Verification and Billing Department. We are very fortunate to have found an incredibly talented associate. Desiree attended Everest College as a Medical Assistant as well as Brookline College as a Medical Biller and Coder.

She enjoys being a Mother of 2 beautiful children and is dedicated to her family.

Veronica Rosas | Support Staff

Veronica is an important part of our day to day tasks as our Front Office Receptionist. She attended the Bryman College Trade School and helps the flow of our patient and staff each day.

She is a dedicated mother of four children, one girl and three boys and it shows in her multi-tasking here at Arizona Vein & Laser Institute. We are fortunate to have found a great associate to support our daily intake of patients in our busy clinics.

Nancy Bojorquez | Support Staff

Nancy has over ten years of experience as a laser tech and a specialist in aesthetics. She services our patients that need Aesthetic needs.

We have a passion of taking care of our patients not only from the inside but on the outside appearance of facial and venous leg aspects as well. Nancy grew up in Phoenix and in her spare time, enjoys spending time with her family.

Ayleen Niebla | Support Staff

Ayleen is a graduate of Carrington College and comes to us as a Medical Assistant. She plays a very important role as an M.A. in all our clinics, assisting Dr. Sharma and his staff with our patients’ medical needs. Our M.A.’s are the first people that our valuable patients see before the doctors and it’s important to have the knowledge and skills – we are happy to have such a valuable associate as Ayleen.

She enjoys being around the positive and energetic environment here at Arizona Vein & Laser. Ayleen also enjoys spending time with her family and listening to music when she’s not at work.


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