Luis F. Pineda, Physician

pineda75Board certified and trained in several disciplines; Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry/Neurology and Pain Management.  He has been at the service of the community of Birmingham for the past twenty-five plus years.  He was one of the original members in the bone marrow transplantation program at UAB.  Dr. Pineda provides clinical service in areas of expertise as well as educating through academic, institutional and community projects. 

His primary role involved the development of working relationships between federal, private third party payers and practicing healthcare providers.  He serves on several advisory committees with facilities, institutions like the American Cancer Society and is the Medicare Hematology CAC member for the State of Alabama.

He is involved in various clinical research studies and serves as both Principal Investigator and Sub- Investigator.  He is an Active Member of the American Society of Hematology.  In 2003 he completed a Masters in Science and Health Administration.

In 2005, Dr. Pineda founded the non-profit organization Cooking with Cancer, INC® and has dedicated time and resources to address patients nutritional problems by creating recipes specifically designed for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation with the mission Helping those afflicted with cancer to enjoy a better quality of life through good food.

Gina Seibert, Administrator

Working with Dr. Pineda since 1988, Gina took over the role as Practice Administrator in 2001 and works hard to stay on top of medical issues on a state and national level.  She served as 2008, 2009 and 2010 President of the Alabama state management society, Oncology Providers Network (OPN), the 2010 Vice President of the state of Alabama oncology society, Alabama Cancer Congress (ACC), and a member of the Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA). 

Involved in the design, organization and implementation of HIPAA Security and Privacy she is also the Security Officer to which concerns and violations are reported.

Gina is also the administrator of the non-profit organization Cooking with Cancer, INC®. and is involved in the development of speaking engagements, educational literature, TV programs such as For the Health of It, and nutritional product designs.

She is on the Medicare POE Advisory Committee and is a Representative for the Alabama Cancer Congress Task Force for BCBS.

Rebecca Salzberg, C.R.N.P

Working with Dr. Pineda since 2018, Rebecca is an Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner. She works with us on chemotherapy protocols, drug formulary advisory and review, medical review, and sees patients with us in the clinical and hospital setting.

Miranda Cozzone, C.R.N.P

Working with Dr. Pineda since 2018, Miranda is an Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner. She works with us on chemotherapy protocols, drug formulary advisory and review, medical review, and sees patients with us in the clinical and hospital setting.

Jessica Parker Gilmore, Oncology Certified Chemotherapy RN

Jessica came to join our practice in the year 2000. In 2009 she became a chemotherapy certified registered nurse. Her job duties are in office and in patient care, medical work-ups, non-chemo and chemotherapy treatments, patient drug assistance and lab supervisor. She does chart reviews and is involved in updates on new medical treatments and procedures. She is trained and updated on security and privacy issues and how they relate to patient care, as well as, disability forms and patient drug assistance.

 

Johnathon Palomarez, Chemotherapy Certified RN

Joining us in 2019 Johnathon’s duties are chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy treatments.  He does chart review, new medications and treatment planning and protocols.  He is trained in physical and nutritional wellness.

Involved in the design, organization and implementation of HIPAA Security and Privacy he is also the Security Officer to which concerns and violations are reported.

 

Roshunda Spencer, Lab Supervisor, Medical Assistant

Ro worked with our practice 2001-2004. She returned mid 2007 as our medical assistant. Her duties are patient care, medical work-ups, non-chemo treatments, patient drug assistance and laboratory. She is trained on security and privacy issues and how they relate to our patient care. She oversees the CLIA certification.


 

Cindy Hayes, Certified medical Coder

Joining us in mid 2004, Cindy is in the physician's business office as our billing and insurance specialist.  She has over 20 years of experience and she is a certified coder working in this field with not only Medical Oncology/Hematology, but other various areas.  Her duties vary from system administration, patient accounts and updates on human resources, coding, privacy and security and insurance reimbursement.

 

Rachael Jordan - Lab/Triage

Rachel joined the team in 2017. Her duties are patient care, medical work-ups, non-chemo treatments, patient drug assistance, laboratory and she is also a crtified medical coder. She is trained on security and privacy issues and how they relate to our patient care.

 

Connie Williams, Receptionist

Connie is our front desk receptionist and has been with us since 2016. Updated daily from the Physician's Business Office she has knowledge of our patient's co-payments and deductibles. She is involved in chart reviews and updating of the patient charts for insurance, privacy, security and consent of treatments. Her warm smile welcomes the patients to our office.

 

Jazell Richards, Phlebotomist

Jazell is an employee of Quest Laboratory.