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Office Staff

Meet Our Team

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TRISHA RAMSEY

Clinical Team Lead/Medical Assistant


Trisha earned her medical assisting degree in 2005 and after almost 13 years in Internal Medicine found her true calling in women’s health. She has an amazing ability to put patients at ease even during uncomfortable in-office procedures. She has two wonderful boys that show her everyday how special it is to be called “mom”.
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SHANNA ELROD

Medical Assistant


Shanna graduated from her medical assistant program in 2016. She is certified through the American Associates of Medical Assistants. She joins us from Northeast Georgia. Her southern accent is soothing to both patients and staff alike.
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ASHLEY GILLENWATER

Medical Assistant


Ashley has worked in the area of women’s health for 7 years and has a sweet demeanor that matches her sweet tooth! She is certified in urodynamics and she loves it. She enjoys seeing patients find relief and answers to their issues. In her free time, Ashley likes taking walks with her dogs and kids and country line dancing.
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Jessica Porter

Medical Assistant/ Receptionist


Jessica earned her medical assistant degree in 2011. After 10 years of working in Internal Medicine she has decided to focus on women’s health. Her upbeat and caring personality makes her an excellent addition to our team! Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and their puppy, Skylar, as well as coaching her daughters’ softball team
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LISA DEARDEN

Reception


After graduating from Kent State University with a degree in Business Management, Lisa worked for about 15 years in Human Resources. Fortunately for us, she joined our team for a change of pace. She lives with her daughter in Cuyahoga Falls and spends time playing with her pups, Sadie and Murphy.
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RIANNA THOMAS

Office Manager


Rianna has been with Dr. South’s practice since the fall of 2019. She enjoys interacting with patients and staff and ensuring the day-to-day operations run smoothly. Outside of work, Rianna loves spending time with her husband, two children, and dog, Rosie, and exploring the park systems in Ohio. Feel free to reach out to Rianna regarding anything practice-related!