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   323.937.2269    5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1714, Los Angeles, CA 90036
   818.671.4556    16542 Ventura Bl. Suite 120 Encino, CA 91436

Meet Our Staff



Svetlana Tokmakova - Aesthetic & Vision Technician

Svetlana is an essential part of the Kagan Institute team. Helping Dr. Kagan with both cosmetic and ophthalmic patients, she has mastered both sides of the practice skillfully. She enjoys giving the gift of beauty and confidence to her patients assisting with various procedures and advising essential skin care products. 

Lina Grymchan -  Medical Technician

Lina is currently attending the California State University Northiridge to obtain a Bachelor's of Science in Biology and strives to further her education in medical school. Her cheerful presence radiates our office as she helps each patient with their eye exams. Lina speaks Russian, Armenian and Georgian bringing a plethora of languages to the bunch. 

Turana Salamova -  Billing & Business Development

Turana is a student at California State University of Northridge studying health care administration. She is an aspiring successor and with her strong personality she should have no problem doing so. Turana addresses all patient needs relating to surgeries, financing and scheduling. She is a well-rounded individual that speaks, reads and writes in Russian and English fluently.

Ashley Sanchez -  Business Development & Marketing Director

Ashley is currently attending East Los Angeles College and is studying business and marketing. She hopes to one day run her own business successfully. She is our go-to girl when it comes to any technical issues and almost always has a solution! For any of our hispanic patients, Ashley speaks, reads and writes in both Spanish and English.

Nelya Tertychnaya -  Medical Assistant

Bio coming soon!