Whitney Wells Lewis, CMC, CMOM
Whitney was brought on in August of 2014 to open and manage PARC Urology. With over ten years of experience in office management and medical coding and billing, she has a big heart for patient care. She is responsible for the overall operations of the practice, ensuring that the medical office is running smoothly and proficiently while creating a culture where patients feel comfortable and cared for by each and every employee. She also manages the surgical scheduling for all international and out-of-state patients. A 3rd generation Texan, she resides in Frisco with her husband, daughters, and puppy, Thor! Whitney enjoys attending church with her family and donating her free time to her favorite charities, Operation Happenis and Embrace Grace. You can reach Whitney at [email protected].
Anjana Shah, RN, MSN, APRN
Director, Kid’s ABC Program
Anjana was born and raised in Oklahoma. Her love of people, science, medicine and healthy living lead her to a nursing career. After completing her undergraduate coursework at the University of Oklahoma, she pursued her nursing degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Upon graduation she began working full time as a pediatric nurse and witnessed first hand the stress and impact incontinence had on children and their families. She continued her education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, pursuing a Master’s of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner, with a specialty in pediatrics. She graduated with Sigma Theta Tau nursing honors and a love for providing quality, research-based care to her patients. After re-locating to Dallas, TX she pursued a specialty career in pediatric urology with renowned surgeons Dr. Snodgrass and Dr. Bush. As a result, she has been able to impact countless children’s lives helping them overcome UTI’s, daytime and night time incontinence and other dysfunctional voiding conditions. She has had the privilege of training medical students, medical residents, and three other nurse practitioners in the area of dysfunctional voiding. Anjana has also co-authored published research studies, a book chapter and offered commentary to local publications and WFAA(ABC Channel 8 TV) related to voiding dysfunction. She truly enjoys developing a successful treatment plan with patients and families and loves to see their confidence and smiles grow as they overcome their incontinence. Outside of work she spends her time with the love of her life and husband for 9 years and two wonderful children ages 5 and 2. You will often find her singing, dancing, cooking and baking with her kids and spending time with family and friends. She also loves to travel, immersing herself in cultures and languages, and she has been lucky enough to travel to multiple destinations around the world.
Front Desk Liason
That happy voice on the phone and smiling face that greets you when you walk in to PARC Urology belong to Chaney Renfro. Chaney joined our team in January of 2017 and has over 3 years of outstanding customer service experience. Chaney resides in Dallas with her daughter and puppy, Theo. She enjoys spending time with family in her spare time. To schedule appointments or make changes, you can reach her at [email protected].
Margaret Strobel, RN, BSN
Joining PARC at our start-up in September 2014, Meg serves as part of our care team. Meg enjoys donating time to Operation Happenis, assisting patients and families affected by penile birth defects. She also helps out in our outpatient clinic and assists patients traveling internationally with inquiries while ensuring quality and polished patient care. Meg graduated nursing school from the University of Arkansas and knows the ins and outs of hypospadias reconstruction. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors and lives in Dallas with her new puppy, Rosie!
Cersten was born and raised in Dallas, TX and is now a vibrant part of our care team. Her medical training began at Louisiana State University where she earned a biology degree and was also a student athlete on the dance team. Today, she is our medical assistant and enjoys tending to the specific needs of each patient and going above and beyond for the families who come from all over the world. Her main nursing duties involve post-operative and catheter care for individuals who suffer from penile birth defects and other urological complications. Her tentative correspondence and compassion for our patients represents everything our practice strives for in providing prestigious service. Outside of PARC, Cersten is a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader where she performed at the home football games and also volunteered across the country to serve others. She continues helping the community any time she can and we can always count on her to brighten up the day with her infectious laugh and smile!
Billing and Surgical Scheduling
Missy has taken her experience from the front desk to the back office – now she manages billing and surgical scheduling. Joining us in November of 2015, she brings over 8 years’ experience in customer service and provides outstanding patient and family care. She has a talent for listening well, assessing the need and following up to assure patient satisfaction. Missy resides in Prosper with her husband, 2 sons, and their puppy, Pal. In her spare time she loves to crochet, knit, and read. You can reach Missy at [email protected].
Kyle Tillson, MA, LPC
Kyle Tillson joined PARC Urology in 2016. His first-hand experiences as a patient led him to pursue his passion helping others, and he understands how important it is for individuals to develop their own strengths to overcome life’s challenges. Whether it’s struggling with decision-making about reconstruction, coping with body image and self esteem related to hypospadias, or play therapy to reduce children’s anxiety, Kyle enjoys working through these issues with patients and their families. He received his Bachelor of Behavioral Science degree in Psychology in 2013 and his Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Psychology in 2015. He is available for both in-house counseling and web-based sessions for our out-of-town families. In his time off, Kyle enjoys watching football with his family and playing soccer. To schedule a visit with Kyle please email [email protected].
Mikel LaPorte, MS
Mikel LaPorte joined the PARC Urology reconstructive team in December 2015. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Ministry in 1994 and his Master of Business Administration in 2004. After spending many years in the administration side of healthcare, he longed for more interaction with patients and their families, and received his Masters in Counseling from SMU. He now brings his many years of professional work/life coaching experience to help patients and families coping with complex genital issues, from newly diagnosed penile birth defects to multiple failed prior surgeries. In his time off, Mikel enjoys time with his family and his pugs! To schedule a visit with Mikel please email [email protected].