At UNM Vein & Cosmetic Center, we work as a team to deliver the highest level of medical care. In addition to a team of leading surgeons, we have a hard working staff of medical professionals.


Claudia FraireClaudia Fraire is a medical assistant who is currently working towards her nursing degree. Born in La Habana, Cuba, Claudia worked in a primary care clinic in Albuquerque for 6 years before joining UNM Vein & Cosmetic Center as a Medical Assistant in June of 2013. She is fluent in Spanish and English. Ana ArmentaAna Armenta was born in Albuquerque, NM and raised in the East Mountains. In 2006 she attended Carrington College where she earned a medical assistant diploma. Throughout her career she has had the privilege to work in a variety of specialties including family practice, infectious disease and general pediatrics. In 2009 Ana returned to school where she earned a license as a Massage Therapist to add as a second career. She has been married for 7 years and has 3 beautiful children. She joined UNM Vein & Cosmetic Center staff as a Medical Assistant in March 2014.


Melanie GonzalesMelanie Gonzales was born in Albuquerque and raised in Corrales, NM. Melanie is a single mom raising two daughters. She completed her Associate’s Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography from CNM in April 2016. She passed her registry from ARDMS to become a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonography in March 2016.