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Our Staff:



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Luis F. Pineda, M.D., M.S.H.A.
Board certified and trained in several disciplines; Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry/Neurology and Pain Management.  He has been at the service of the community of Birmingham for the past twenty-five plus years.  He was one of the original members in the bone marrow transplantation program at UAB.  Dr. Pineda provides clinical service in areas of expertise as well as educating through academic, institutional and community projects. 

His primary role involved the development of working relationships between federal, private third party payers and practicing healthcare providers.  He serves on several advisory committees with facilities, institutions like the American Cancer Society and is the Medicare Hematology CAC member for the State of Alabama.

He is involved in various clinical research studies and serves as both Principal Investigator and Sub- Investigator.  He is an Active Member of the American Society of Hematology.  In 2003 he completed a Masters in Science and Health Administration.

In 2005, Dr. Pineda founded the non-profit organization Cooking with Cancer, INC and has dedicated time and resources to address patients nutritional problems by creating recipes specifically designed for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation with the mission Helping those afflicted with cancer to enjoy a better quality of life through good food.




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Devika Das, M.D.
Dr. Devika Das completed her medical school training in Mumbai, India and has since then completed her Medical Residency in Internal Medicine (Board Certified 2012) in the US from UAB and Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology also from UAB.

She currently sees a mix of Benign/Malignant Hematology, as well as patients with solid tumors. Her specific areas of interest include anemia, breast cancer, colorectal cancers, as well as patient centered outcomes and safety/quality in health care. Her professional society affiliations include ASCO and Alabama Cancer Congress.




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Gina Seibert, Practice Administrator
Working with Dr. Pineda since 1988, Gina took over the role as Practice Administrator in 2001 and works hard to stay on top of medical issues on a state and national level.  She is the 2008, 2009 and 2010 President of the Alabama state management society, Oncology Providers Network (OPN), the 2010 Vice President of the state of Alabama oncology society, Alabama Cancer Congress (ACC), and a member of the Medical Group Managers Association (MGMA). 

She serves on committee with many Medical Roundtable Meetings discussing reimbursement, human resources, medical/legal issues as well as new medical technology and treatments.  Involved in the design, organization and implementation of HIPAA Security and Privacy she is also the Security Officer to which concerns and violations are reported.

Gina is also the administrator of the non-profit organization Cooking with Cancer, INC. and is involved in the development of speaking engagements, educational literature, TV programs such as For the Health of It, and nutritional product designs.

She is on the Cahaba GBA Medicare POE Advisory Committee and is a Representative for the Alabama Cancer Congress Task Force for BCBS.




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Cindy Hayes CPC, Billing and Insurance Specialist
Joining us in mid 2004, Cindy is in the physician's business office as our billing and insurance specialist.  She has fifteen plus years of experience and she is a certified coder working in this field with not only Medical Oncology/Hematology, but other various areas.  Her duties vary from system administration, patient accounts and updates on human resources, coding, privacy and security and insurance reimbursement.




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Faye Page, Lab Supervisor
In 1983 Faye started working with Dr. Pineda.  She continued her years of service through her battle with Leiomyosarcoma until she passed away on March 15, 2007.  We are grateful for the love and care she shared with our staff and patients.




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Jessica Parker Gilmore, RN
Jessica came to join our practice in the year 2000. In 2009 she became a chemotherapy certified registered nurse.   Her job duties are in patient care, medical work-ups, non-chemo treatments, patient drug assistance and lab supervisor.  She does chart reviews and is involved in updates on new medical treatments and procedures. She is trained and updated on security and privacy issues and how they relate to patient care, as well as, disability forms and patient drug assistance.




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Joe Roca, Business Office

 




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Jessica Valentine, Receptionist
Jessica is our front desk receptionist. She joined us in 2015. Updated daily from the Physician's Business Office she has knowledge of our patient's co-payments and deductibles. She is involved in chart reviews and updating of the patient charts for insurance, privacy, security and consent of treatments. Her warm smile welcomes the patients to our office.




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Roshunda Spencer, M.A. Lab Supervisor
Ro worked with our practice 2001-2004. She returned mid 2007 as our medical assistant. Her duties are patient care, medical work-ups, non-chemo treatements, patient drug assistance and laboratory. She is trained on security and privacy issues and how they relate to our patient care. She oversees the CLIA certification.




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Christy Nord - Medical Assistant
Christy started in 2015 as our medical assistant. Her duties are patient care, medical work-ups, non-chemo treatements, patient drug assistance and laboratory. She is trained on security and privacy issues and how they relate to our patient care.





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Ronald Finn, Chemo Certified RN





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