Our Fertility Staff

Peggy Barton

Peggy Barton

Peggy is a Certified Surgical Technician, Phlebotomist and Medical Assistant. She is the primary assistant for egg retrievals and embryo transfers. Peggy has been a member of SMFI's team in the Augusta office since 2011.


Gwen Battle

Gwen Battle

Gwen is a graduate of Augusta Technical College in the Surgical Technology and Medical Assistant programs. She is certified with the American Association of Medical Assistants, where she is an active member of the local chapter. She has been in the Augusta office since 1983 as a surgical coordinator and medical assistant. Gwen also assists in the operating room with egg retrievals and embryo transfers.


Dawn SMFI

Dawn Cooke

Dawn attended Auburn University and is the head Clinical Medical Assistant and Donor Egg & IVF Coordinator in the Atlanta office. She has been in the OB/GYN and infertility fields since 1993 and has been with Dr. Massey since 2011.

Video: Hear why Dawn loves SMFI!
Video: Learn a fun fact about Dawn!

Milievy Flores

Milievy Flores

Yo hablo español

Milievy joined the Atlanta office in 2015. She helps in the front of the office as well as handling insurance and billing processes. She is bilingual.


Ingrid Gomez

Ingrid Gomez

Yo hablo español

Ingrid is the Practice Manager of the Atlanta office and is bilingual (Spanish), giving our Spanish-speaking patients the ability to be served seamlessly. She has been with Dr. Massey since 2011.

Video: Hear why Ingrid loves SMFI- English!
Video: Escuche por qué Ingrid ama SMFI- Spanish!

Diana Hernandez

Yo hablo español

Diana’s many talents include greeting our patients with a smile. Customer service is her specialty. She is efficient and helps keep the office running like clockwork.


Karen Kight

Karen Kight

Karen is the scheduler and receptionist in Servy Massey Fertility Institute's Augusta office. She verifies insurance benefits, answers patients initial questions and helps patients schedule their appointments. She has been a member of the Augusta team since 2001.


Fisseha “Fish” Mekuriaw

Fish joined the Atlanta office in 2018 as our Lab Technician. His experience, attention to detail and ability to multi-task make him a valuable part of our team. Fish also speaks Amharic.


Aprile Melton

Aprile D. Melton, R.N.C. NP

OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner

April graduated from the Emory University School of Medicine, OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner program in 1977. She worked as a Pediatric Public Health nurse for five years at the Medical College of Georgia. She then worked in women’s health for 10 years prior to joining Dr. Servy’s Reproductive Endocrinology practice in 1989. She has been a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine since joining Dr. Servy.


Liz Muns

Liz Muns

Liz graduated from Augusta Technical College. She is the Donor Egg and IVF coordinator in the Augusta office where she has been working since 2010. Liz also assists in the operating room with egg retrievals and embryo transfers.


Cecilia Ortega

Yo hablo español

Cecilia is a bilingual Certified Medical Assistant in the Atlanta office and has extensive experience working in doctor’s offices over the past ten years. She is part of the nursing staff that cares for our patients. She joined Dr. Massey’s office in 2015 and is helping us serve our Spanish-speaking patients seamlessly.

Video: Learn a fun fact about Cecilia - English!
Video: Aprender un hencho de la diversión sobre Cecilia - Spanish!

Karen Ramos

Yo hablo español

Karen is a bilingual Medical Assistant in the Atlanta office. She has been working in the medical field since 2009. Karen became part of the IVF nursing staff in 2018.


Joan Rutledge

Joan Rutledge

Joan is a Certified Nursing Home Administrator and Certified Coder from the American Academy of Professional Coders. She has been Office Manager in the Augusta office since the early 1990s.


Nicole Thompson

Nicole Thompson

Nicole is a Certified Phlebotomist and Medical Assistant. She has been working in women's health since 2004 and has been a member of the administrative staff in the Augusta office since 2007. She is our internet specialist, checking the appointment requests online.


Tonya Vance

Tonya Vance

Tonya is a registered medical assistant and is certified as a Basic Radiology Technician and a Phlebotomist. She has been with Dr. Servy since 2001. Tonya also assists in the operating room with egg retrievals and embryo transfers.


Caroline Yost

Caroline Yost

Caroline is Director of Marketing and Public Relations. She has been with SMFI in Dr. Massey’s office since 2012. Caroline helps spread the word about Servy Massey Fertility Institute offering a low-cost option for infertility issues.