Meet Our Team
Conveniently located to serve Reno, Carson City & Gardnerville
Marta Gamboa is Dr. Yamamoto’s practice administrator. She comes to Sierra Nevada Cosmetic and Laser Surgery with over thirty years of experience, across a number of specialties within the medical field—from radiology to obstetrics/gynecology to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. As practice administrator, Marta wears a number of hats, attending to all aspects of office management: scheduling surgery; provider credentialing; health and welfare benefit plans; office contracts; HR and personnel; event coordination and communications; community outreach; and more. Working closely with Dr. Yamamoto, she ensures that the practice runs smoothly and efficiently. Additionally, it is Marta’s goal to see to it that all patients are treated with courtesy and respect and that, in a family-like atmosphere, each of them feels special and cared for. This dedication reflects Marta’s wider-reaching motivation and purpose. She takes great pride and satisfaction in utilizing her accumulated knowledge and expertise. With empathy and understanding, she helps patients achieve their desired objectives while also effectively guiding them through the more technical aspects of the medical world.
Jackie is a bilingual, creative, and diligent medical assistant born in Southern California and raised most of her life in Nevada. She holds a Bachelor’s in biology from the University of Nevada, Reno. Afterward, she earned her medical assistant license at Truckee Meadows Community College and has enjoyed working in the field since. At Sierra Nevada Cosmetic Surgery, she is responsible for back-office and tending to her patient’s needs. When she isn’t busy assisting her office andpatients, she enjoys spending time snowboarding, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Medical Assistant and Media Manager
Since Sierra Nevada Cosmetic and Laser Surgery opened its doors, Tori has been Dr. Yamamoto’s Medical Assistant and Media Manager. Tori manages and develops the office website, health review sites, Facebook and Instagram pages. Due to Tori’s background as the Business Manager of a major cosmetic line for many years, she brings to Sierra Nevada Cosmetic and Laser Surgery her excellent customer service, social media, marketing and event coordinating expertise.
After growing up and attending college in Northern California, Tori and her husband relocated to Reno so she could pursue her dream of continuing her medical education by attending University of Nevada, School of Medicine. In her words, Tori’s biggest accomplishment is being a mom. Spending time with her son Bruce, photographing the beauty around her, cooking extravagant meals and outdoor activities with her family are some of her favorite hobbies. From your first interactions with Sierra Nevada Cosmetic and Laser Surgery, during your procedures and throughout your post-op care, Tori is there to answer questions and provide patient care. She loves the opportunity to help women look and feel as beautiful as they deserve to be. Tori understands how important customer satisfaction is and she looks forward to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals.
Kristen completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her specialty areas have included maternal/child health and public health. With a passion and interest for skincare, she attended the International School of Esthetics in Denver, CO and received her esthetician license allowing her to combine her medical knowledge and experience with the exciting world of esthetics. Kristen offers advanced esthetic services using the latest technology to help clients reach their skin care goals. Her primary focus is anti-aging treatments to assist with diminishing fine lines and wrinkles and reducing early signs of aging. When Kristen is not with clients, she is spending time with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling, spending time at Lake Tahoe, and can often be found at the baseball field cheering on her children.
Born and raised in Reno, NV, Johnnie completed her medical assisting education in 2014 and has worked as a registered medical assistant in a variety of specialties. She will soon be completing her B.S. in healthcare management and aspires to grow into a strong leadership role in the world of healthcare. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, live music, and spending days outside.“Helping others feel their best and providing support to all brings me a true sense of joy. You’ll find me at the front desk with a smile on my face.” – Johnnie