Raquel is our office coordinator and practice manager. She and Dr. Naidu have been working together in Tampa since 2016, and she made the transition to St. Petersburg to join Bayfront Health Medical Group in July of 2021. Raquel is in direct contact with our patients, and facilitates scheduling their consultations, insurance prior authorizations and approvals for surgical procedures, and arranging their postoperative aftercare. She also manages our surgery and office schedules, functions as a liaison with Bayfront Hospital Surgical Services, and works closely with administrative and nursing staff. Raquel is a Tampa native, and enjoys spending time with her family, fine dining, and international travel.