Our staff make the office lively and fun. Passionate about women’s health, the team is dedicated to providing world class healthcare to all our patients. Check out the individuals who make Synergy great!

Front Office Specialists


Sydney is an OSU graduate with a degree in Public Health focusing on Health Promotion and Behavior. In her free time she enjoys traveling (to Europe especially), reading, listening to music and discovering new restaurants in Portland. She loves being part of the team at Synergy and helping women care for women!


Born and raised in Portland, Mariena and her husband returned from a brief time in San Francisco to be close to family and start a family of their own.  After having a few years to focus on motherhood, she is happy to have the opportunity to return to work in women’s health.  She enjoys traveling with her family, jewelry making, pottery, billiards, swimming, singing, and the beautiful outdoors.

Medical Assistants


A native of beautiful Oregon, Annette has 8 grown children and 12 grandkids. She also has a Rottweiler who thinks he is a lap dog. She loves spending time with family, road trips and going to the beach. She has been working at Synergy since day one when we first opened in 2011.


Shauna is a devoted cat mom to her tabby, Oliver, and graduate of the University of Oregon. She loves patient care and strives to be the best patient advocate she can be. Apart from learning everything she can about women’s health, Shauna is hoping to gain more experience as a medical assistant before pursuing a degree in nursing.


Caitlin loves to travel, go hiking, and go to sporting events. She also enjoys painting and refinishing furniture. She is very passionate about women’s health and looks forward to helping you!


Megan is a naturopathic medical student at the National University of Natural Medicine, planning to specialize in women’s health. She enjoys spending her free time hanging with friends, exploring Portland, and taking dance classes.




She enjoys all activities in the great outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her grown children. When she’s traveling, she also enjoys volunteering on surgery outreaches with her husband throughout the world.


Office Manager

Krista is an Oregon native and dog momma with a passion for women’s healthcare. She joined Synergy in 2015. When she’s not jogging or biking in the sun, she’s making magical herbal ciders and salves.


Back Office Supervisor

Tammy is originally from the Midwest. Oregon is now her home. She likes to go to the beach, fish, hike, camp, raft and do anything outdoors. She is here to help so please ask!