Our health center in The Woodlands is conveniently located off I-45 North in the Sam Moon Shopping Center. With easy access on and off the interstate, this center is a quick drive from North Houston and Spring all the way up to parts of Conroe and Willis.
Lead Medical Assistant
Elizabeth was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Houston, TX. She is a registered medical assistant. Shortly after graduating high school, Elizabeth attended Westwood College and where she graduated as a medical assistant. As a child she had aspirations of being a part of the healthcare industry and throughout her years of patient care, this has become her passion.
Elizabeth joined DiabetesAmerica in 2010 and has gained much knowledge during her time here. During her first few months of working for DiabetesAmerica, Elizabeth became aware of the complications of this progressive disease when not managed properly and encouraged her parents to get tested for diabetes. Both of her parents were then diagnosed with diabetes. Elizabeth understands the day to day struggles of patients with diabetes as she has witnessed her parents battle them everyday. She thrives to inspire patients along with her parents towards better diabetes management in order to avoid serious complications. Elizabeth takes pride in being part of a team that provides great comprehensive medical care and patient support, which is equipped with the knowledge and tools towards improved diabetes management.
During her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and her lovable dog Missy. She is now in pursuit of continuing her education to become a nurse. Her favorite sport is basketball and is a Lakers fan.
Kateryna Komarovskiy, MD
Dr. Komarovskiy moved to the Houston area in 2011 and joined the DiabetesAmerica team in early 2012. She is double board certified in Endocrinology and in Internal Medicine, specializing in diabetes care. She is proud to be a third generation physician in her family. At the age of 14, Dr. Komarovskiy entered nursing school and then continued onto medical school where she worked as a nurse during her summer breaks. In 2002, she made the moved to the United States from Ukraine to start a family and complete her medical training in Staten Island, New York. She went on to finish her specialty training in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism in Louisville, Kentucky, where she also served as chief resident.
She choose to specialize in diabetes therapy because it is a disease that currently affects one in every four individuals after age 65 and it has already had an affect in her family. Dr. Komarovskiy sees my role as a physician as a guide for patients to help control or prevent diabetes. She believes that in order for a patient to follow advice, he or she must understand the reason behind it or why it is important.
Jamie Rey was raised in Conroe, Texas and was introduced to diabetes when her father was diagnosed with late onset Type 1. She attended Baylor University to obtain her Bachelors of Science in Biology. She then returned to Conroe and attended Sam Houston State University to obtain her Secondary Teaching Certificate in Biology and Chemistry. Her first teaching job was as a Chemistry Teacher at the Woodlands High School in the Woodlands. After that, she briefly stayed at home to have her two children before returning to teaching at Caney Creek High School in Conroe.
Jamie has a passion for learning and decided to leave teaching to return to school and obtain her Associates in Nursing at Lone Star Kingwood College. During her second semester in nursing school her daughter as diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. It was from that point on that Jamie knew her focus and attention was to be focused on management and education of diabetes, not only to her daughter, but those that surrounded her.
After graduating from Lone Star Kingwood, Jamie went on to study at the University of Texas in Arlington to begin her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Jamie began with DiabetesAmerica in 2012 and is passionate and focused on helping patients manage and take control of their diabetes.
Jamie is family focused and spends her free time enjoying the company of her husband and two beautiful children. They spend frequent time at their beach place with their friends and family. She enjoys working out at the local YMCA and frequently attends various cycling and 5k running events.
Veronica was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She received her medical assistant diploma from the National Institute of Technology and has been in the healthcare industry since 2004. Veronica is currently continuing her education with plans to pursue a Bachelors degree in Science of Nursing. She joined DiabetesAmerica so she could be a part of an awesome company that helps patients have power over their diabetes and care for them as if they were family.
Veronica has three amazing children and a marvelous partner of over twenty years, Jose. When she not is working or at school, she enjoys spending quality time with her family. They can be found doing various activities including bowling, going to the shooting range, attending sporting events, watching movies, reading and cooking together.
Gina was born in Memphis, Tennessee, where she grew up eating delicious, homemade Italian food. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and has worked in a variety of nutrition and dietetic settings, including both adult and pediatric nutrition. Gina is committed to helping prevent an delay the onset of diabetes complications by assisting patients with their diabetes management. She is excited to be a part of the DiabeteAmerica team because of the team approach to patient care the centers provide.
In her spare time, Gina enjoys cooking, exercising, being outdoors and family time. She is married with two daughters and two golden retrievers.