Our UT Surgical Oncology & Endocrine Surgery professionally trained health care providers are committed to providing excellent multidisciplinary coordinated care on behalf of our patients and their families - supporting both their physical and emotional needs during this challenging time of adjustment to diagnosis and treatment of their disease.
Demetria Duncan, BSN Registered Nurse | Email
Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Demetria moved to San Antonio in 1983. After serving eight years in the US Army and earning her nursing degree, she joined the Surgical Oncology team in November 2009.
Valerie Bustamante, RN Registered Nurse | Email
Valerie was born and raised in San Antonio, and graduated from the National
Institute of Technology in 2000 as a Certified Medical Assistant. Soon after
graduation, she worked as a biomedical technician for two years, and from 2003-2009, worked at Planned
Parenthood. In June 2012, she graduated as a Registered Nurse
from San Antonio College with an Associates
Degree in Applied Science. Valerie joined the
Surgical Oncology team as a Registered Nurse.
Ada Morrison, MA Medical Assistant | Email
Ada was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. After her 2000 graduation from the National Institute of Technology as a Certified Medical Assistant, she worked 6 years in the community and one year for the University Health System Outpatient clinic. Ada joined the UT Surgical Oncology staff in November 2010.
Cynthia Machado, RN Registered Nurse | Email
Cindy was born in Dallas, Texas but raised in San Antonio. In 1999 she graduated as a Medical Assistant from Southwest Business and Technical Careers, and in 2012, she earned her LVN license and RN license from Galen College of Nursing. Cindy has worked at the CTRC since 2001 in various capacities; in March 2012 she transferred to Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery to coordinate Breast Cancer Clinical Trials.
Rosalinda V. Lopez, Clinic Supervisor/Benefits Coordinator | Email
Rosalinda was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She has been with UT Health San Antonio since 1997, and with CTRC since 2007. Rosalinda has been working with health insurance benefits since 1979, and joined Surgical Oncology in November 2011 as a benefits Coordinator in order to coordinate and counsel patients with their insurance benefits. Rosie obtained her Bachelors in Health Administration and Health Management in 2016.
Carolina Camacho, Scheduler | Email
Carrie Camacho has joined our clinic staff as our Scheduler. She is fluent in Spanish, and brings more than 10 years experience in the health care industry working with patients.
Alba Garcia, Scheduler | Email
Alba was born and raised in Monterrerey, Nuevo Leon. Alba graduated from Career Point in 2012 with and Associate's Degree as a Medical Administrative Assistant. She has been with UT Health San Antonio/CTRC since 2012. Alba works at the Front Desk. She also coordinates patient benefits, referrals and authorizations. She is fluent in Spanish and is very passionate about her work.
Jessica Huron, Scheduler | Email
Jessica was born & raised in San Antonio, Texas. She has been with UT Health San Antonio/CTRC since 2015. Jessica has been in healthcare since 2010. She worked in Orthopedic Surgery prior to her transition into the UT family. She is fluent in Spanish and enjoys being a part of the patient experience at CTRC.
Angelica Castro, MA Medical Assistant | Email
Angelica is the newest member of the UT Surgical Oncology team. She comes to us with 18 years of experience as a medical office specialist. Angelica was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and graduated in 1998 from The National Institute of Technology as a Certified Medical Assistant.
Nancy Salinas, MA Medical Assistant | Email
Nancy was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. She has been a Medical Assistant since 2002 when she graduated from San Antonio College Medical and Dental Assistants. She has been with UT Health San Antonio/CTRC since February 2015. She is fluent in Spanish. Nancy enjoys new challenges. She is dedicated to helping patients and providing excellent patient care.