Meet Treatment Team

SahOrtho team

Stephanie Carnes, PA-C

Stephanie is our energetic Physician Assistant, born at Washington Hospital.  She volunteered at the hospital while in school, and after completing her PA training in Philadelphia, she returned to Fremont and the community where she was raised.  Stephanie has the expertise in hip and knee replacement surgery to provide outstanding clinical care and assist in the operating room.  She is highly regarded for her compassionate patient care. Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meena Mistry, PA-C

Meena is our most experienced Physician Assistant having experience in Orthopaedic Surgery since 2010. She has the unique combination of in-depth knowledge and heart-felt compassion, which her patients appreciate. She achieved her Masters Degree at Western University of Health Sciences.  Originally from San Diego, she enjoys the ocean, running, and spending time with her family.  Her passion is to keep patients moving and helping others achieve their goal of being pain free. Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Laurie Machuca

Laurie is our highly capable Director of Operations and brings years of experience in clinic management as well as billing. She is dedicated to operating the clinic to provide the best patient experience possible.  She is available for comments or questions about our clinic processes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chanel Corrales

Chanel is our Surgery Scheduler and will assist you with any questions regarding scheduling or planning for surgery. She will schedule your preoperative and postoperative appointments. If you need to contact her, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Joelle Rodriguez

Joelle is our Billing Specialist in our Fremont office who is available to assist in any billing statements or financial responsibilities.  She will help work with each individual patient to help meet their needs.  She is available at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marie Sabado-Bell

Marie is our Executive Assistant and has diverse experience with clinic operations.  She is supports the IJR staff members with new patient scheduling, billing, and patient care.  She is available to assist patients throughout their clinic experience.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Judith, RN

Judith is one of our excellent and caring Registered Nurses in our Fremont location. She is available to offer phone advice and to assist our medical assistants. They will ensure that your medical information is updated and that your experience through the clinic and surgery process run smoothly.  For questions in the immediate post-surgical period, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Anna, RN

Anna is one of our excellent and caring Registered Nurses in our Fremont location. She sees patients at clinical visits, offers phone advice, and assists our medical assistants. She will ensure that your medical information is updated and that your experience through the clinic and surgery process run smoothly.  For questions in the immediate post-surgical period, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monica, MA

Monica is one of our two outstanding Medical Assistants. She will gather your medical history so that when you are in our office your visit with our providers will be successful. To contact, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vanessa, MA

Vanessa is our second outstanding Medical Assistant in our Fremont office. She will also assist you during your clinic appointments and before and after surgery to make your experience pleasant. To contact, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.