Meet Our Fort Lauderdale SightTrust Cataract Surgery Staff
Victoria Wiltshire received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. After graduating Cum Laude as a Registered Nurse, she began her career at Broward General Medical Center in the level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Victoria has over 10 years of experience in operating room and surgical recovery, and several years of experience as an office manager in the fields of Ophthalmology, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. She is a Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager and received her Master’s in Business Administration from Florida International University. As VP and Chief Operating Officer for SightTrust Eye Institute, Victoria’s goal is to ensure that each patient has a unique, relaxing and wonderful surgical experience, while maintaining the utmost in patient care and safety.
Madina Hernandez is a graduate of FIU who has earned a Bachelor degree with honors in Health Services Administration. As Patient Care Coordinator, Madina is responsible for billing, patient communication and outreach, in addition to her other administrative functions at SightTrust.
Ashley Manohar has over 8 years of experience in the eye care field. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Biology from Nova Southeastern University. Ashley is certified as a LenSx Technician and is continuing to broaden her skill set by training as an ophthalmic surgical technician, enabling her to assist Dr. Shatz in every aspect of cataract surgery. Ashley prides herself in treating all of our patients as though they are family, providing exceptional care to everyone who enters our office.
Mirella Grinie is a LenSx-Certified Technician and surgical coordinator who has been working in the eye care industry for four years. She received her Bachelor degree in Education from Coastal North Carolina University. Mirella’s primary goal is to ensure that patients receive the best care possible throughout their entire experience at SightTrust.
Jillian Arnold began working in the health care field in 2010 as a Medical Assistant in Internal Medicine, and for the last three years she has devoted her time to eye care. She is a LenSx laser-certified technician and assists both in clinic and the SightTrust Eye Institute Surgery Center. Jillian believes in treating patients with kindness and respect. When not in our clinic she is diligently studying to becoming a Physician’s Assistant.
Erica McKeon has been part of the SightTrust team since its inception. She is the Professional Relations Liaison and the main point of contact for our extensive network of referring doctors. Erica brings with her a five-year background as an award-winning pharmaceutical representative at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, which she relies on in order to ensure that both our patients and their doctors having nothing but the best experience!
Vanesa Betancourt is the reception Coordinator at SightTrust Eye Institute. She is a graduate of Florida State University, and earned her Bachelor Degree in International Affairs. Having worked in the marketing and planning world for four years as well as internationally in the hospitality field for almost two years, Vanesa has a warm and charismatic presence that endears her to everyone she meets. Vanesa truly enjoys helping others and is very passionate about her work at SightTrust Eye Institute!