Our Team Members

Our Team Members

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, MD

Holistic Cardiologist

Dr. Cynthia is a Harvard-trained Los Angeles cardiologist who practices with her heart. She helps replace stress, fear, anxiety in her patients and instills a sense of inner calm and peace by educating and inspiring them to take proactive steps towards health and healing. She has helped thousands of people transform their lives through the ways they think, feel, and act.

Doddie Wilson

Nurse Practitioner

Doddie Wilson is a certified adult nurse practitioner who assists in providing primary health care to Dr. Cynthia’s patients. Doddie has over twenty years of high-level nursing experience including coordination of in-hospital cardiac clinical trials, serving as the primary nurse in Dr. Cynthia’s congestive heart clinic, and involvement in community home health nursing.

Anna Mangini

Nurse Practitioner

Anna Mangini is a certified adult nurse practitioner with 40 years of experience in primary care. She assists in providing primary care to patients in Dr Cynthia’s practice. Anna believes in a holistic, integrative approach to patient care involving the patient in a mutual decision making process regarding their options and treatment decisions.

Annie McRae

Nutritional Consultant

Annie is an experienced nutritionist having graduated from The Institute of Optimum Nutrition (ION) London UK in 1998 with honours. Annie tutored Year 2 ION Students for 3 years throughout the curriculum having a group of 12 students per year.

Michael Krass

Mindfulness Instructor

If I am passionate about one thing, it is helping people to know their own extraordinary power of the mind and the ability to choose the quality of the experience that they want out of life. Mindfulness, meditation, and awareness
practices help us get there, but it’s the work that we do close to the heart, the brave leaps we take, that bring the most meaningful change.

Rickie McGregor

LVN/Weight Loss Coach

Rickie McGregor is a licensed vocational nurse, who has been working in the medical field for the last 10 years. She started her professional career at UCSF General Medicine prior to relocating to Southern California, to continue her nursing career at Loma Linda Family Medicine.

Natalie Norwood


Natalie Norwood has over 12+ years of experience working as an Emergency room nurse as well in the cosmetic field. She is currently pursuing her Nurse Practitioner degree. She’s worked in the operating and recovery rooms and has since transitioned to the role of an aesthetic nurse injector.

Lori Hong

Echo Tech

Lori Hong is a certified RDCS echo technician with over 10 years of experience in adult echocardiogram. She performs Transthorasic Echocardiogram and Stress Echo tests under the supervision of Dr. Cynthia. She interprets scans and provide Dr. Cynthia with required detail preliminary reports.

Ashley McNeill


Ashley joins us from the Hawaiian Islands after training in hospice care for over 3 years where she received her training in administrative services. She return to her hometown of Burbank to raise her daughter and complete her degree in healthcare administration.

Carla Vasquez

Medical Assistant

Carla joined our practice after receiving her Medical Assistant degree, she has assisted Dr. Thaik for the last 2 years with all of her Cardiology patients as well as receiving her certification in the BioTe program to assist Doddie Wilson with the hormone replacement program.

Carla continues to learn new techniques and programs to bring to our practice and to better help service our patients.