Brandie Kirkland promoted to administrative assistant at St. Augustine Ear, Nose & Throat and Avanti Medical Spa

Brandie_Kirkland.JPGSt. Augustine, Fla. – August 6, 2013 – Dr. Kalpana DePasquale, DO and founder of St. Augustine Ear, Nose & Throat and Avanti Medical Spa, has promoted Brandie Kirkland to the position of administrative assistant. Kirkland joined the practice in 2011 as a medical receptionist. In her new role, Kirkland will provide support for payroll and staff scheduling, medical compliance, insurance and co-insurance processing, and patient scheduling, tracking and reminders. She will also assist with computer and IT functions and coordinating informational seminars. Kirkland is responsible for working with medical and aesthetics staff during ear, nose and throat (ENT) patient procedures and medical spa treatments.  

Kirkland has more than three years of experience in the medical field as a patient scheduling and billing coordinator and with insurance collections along with diagnostic coding. She attended Fletcher High School in Jacksonville and graduated from Pedro Menendez High School in St. Augustine. Kirkland was born in Palatka. She resides in St. Augustine.

Dr. DePasquale is the founding physician at St. Augustine Ear, Nose & Throat, LLC and Avanti Medical Spa, LLC. She has been practicing as a specialist in ear, nose and throat (ENT) medicine since 2003 and is board certified in Otolaryngology. Dr. DePasquale is focused on the complexities of the head and neck anatomy, medicine and surgery for patients of all ages. At Avanti Medical Spa, Dr. DePasquale has in-depth knowledge of facial aesthetics and performs non-invasive cosmetic procedures with rejuvenating facial treatments, non-invasive skin tightening and skin resurfacing with additional services. She recently developed Avanti Rx, a physician-formulated proprietary skin care line for men and women that utilizes medical grade quality ingredients and botanicals.  

The practice is located at 1301 Plantation Island Drive S., Suite 401 in St. Augustine with a satellite office at Flagler Multi-Specialty Care at the Shoppes at Murabella, 52 Tuscan Way, Suite 203 in northwest St. Johns County. For more information, call 904.461.6060. Visit the websites at www.saent.net and www.avantimedspa.net.